OAO Sberbank, Russia’s biggest lender, is beginning to offer clients mutual funds and venture capital funds managed by Troika Dialog, according to an e-mailed statement today.
The bank, which held 47 percent of the nation’s deposits at the end of last year, acquired the Troika Dialog brokerage group in January. Troika’s asset-management unit, which has about $2.5 billion in assets, is also being integrated into state- controlled Sberbank.
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