"I feel Lyft undoubtedly has classes to study, and I feel the state of affairs during which Yandex is positioned may be very totally different," he stated.
"We’re before everything the chief, we’re in a really sturdy place out there," he added. "The quantity two is that the enterprise is worthwhile."
Based on Yandex, his carpool exercise was worthwhile in Russia from the third quarter of final yr. And now, Abovsky stated, his taxi enterprise as an entire – together with increasing markets – is worthwhile.
"I feel it's kind of a novel state of affairs that makes this asset very engaging," he stated.
Regardless of every part, Abovsky acknowledged that some traders might be postpone by investing in a Russian firm like Yandex.
"There’s actually a a lot bigger group of traders targeted on the US, Asian markets, which, for no matter motive, can’t attain an organization whose principal enterprise is in Russia," he stated. "However on the similar time, a really massive group of traders are specializing in the intrinsic worth of Yandex and making an attempt to do the job … and discovering, someway, the hidden worth that's there discover."
Being a Russian firm, he stated, "creates alternatives, in addition to dissuades some individuals".