RUSNANO Management Company LLC is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing direct and fund of funds investments. Within direct investments, the firm specializes in private equity and venture capital investments in middle market, late venture, later stage, emerging growth, and PIPEs. Within fund investments, it focuses on private equity and venture capital funds. Within direct investments, the firm prefers to invest in the scientific research sector, high-tech companies with a focus of at least 30% on nanosatellite projects and in new materials, engineering and instrumentation, metallurgy and metalworking, energy, construction, robotics, as well as biotechnology and nuclear medicine, opto- and nanoelectronics industries. solar energy and energy conservation, microelectronics, energy efficiency, robotic technology, information and communication technology, alternative energy, biomedicine, new materials, metalwork, biotechnology and medicine, electronics and mechanical engineering. It gives priority to projects that will establish new manufacturing facilities or broaden and modernize existing production. The firm invests in companies based in the Russian Federation. It seeks to invest in projects whose income in five years is forecasted at RUB250 million ($8.5 million) or greater. The firm also seeks to co-invest. It uses various modes of investment such as investment in owner’s equity of the project company, loans, credit guarantees, and leasing operations. RUSNANO Management Company LLC was founded on July 19, 2007 and is based in Moscow, Russian Federation with additional offices in Menlo Park, California and Herzliya Pituach, Israel. RUSNANO Management Company LLC operates as a subsidiary of JSC Rusnano.