Xenon Capital Partners was established in Russia in 2009. Founded by Natalia Tsukanova, the former head of investment banking for JP Morgan in Russia, Xenon is a leading investment and advisory firm specialising in the Russian energy sector. Xenon advises the government on energy investments and uses its industry knowledge to “uncover superior opportunities and deliver tailor-made solutions” for its clients. By hiring some of the most knowledgeable investors working in Russia’s energy industry, Xenon has built a team of renowned specialists that advise high-profile clients in multi-billion dollar transactions. To date it has advised on over $6.6bn of transactions.