On a global scale
with deep local expertise

Global business. United team. Together we take reasonable and responsible investment decisions that lead to attractive returns for our investors and have a positive impact on society

The foundation of the UNICAP management company is the goal of the world community, expressed by the UN, to implement large-scale infrastructure projects on the principles of PPP – public-private partnership.

For this task, people with market experience and knowledge were involved, adhering to modern business views, capable of deductive thinking from general to particular, starting from long-term efficiency (integration) and long-term productivity (entrepreneurship) in order to create new markets.

UNICAP is an independent infrastructure management company that has been developing since 2003, and now it controls assets of 200 million euros. We follow a number of unique investment strategies, with particular emphasis on developing highly diversified portfolios in a wide range of infrastructure projects. Thanks to our specialists, based in eight offices around the world, our local presence helps to better creation and management of assets, as well as strengthen relationships with key partners. This approach has led to a long-established track record providing consistently superior risk-adjusted returns.


investor, entrepreneur,
public figure,
the chairman of the general meeting of shareholders,
managing partner.

He was born in 1970 in Tashkent, in an academic family of Soviet scientific and economic figures.*

Dmitry Sadykov-Kadyrov entered in 1988, and in 1994 graduated from one of the most famous and reputable aviation universities in the world – Kiev International University of Civil Aviation (formerly KIIGA – Kiev Institute of Civil Aviation Engineers, now NAU – National Aviation University) speciality “Operation of aircraft and engines”.

Since 1991, began his entrepreneurial activity, engaged in the promotion of energy credits, industrial equipment, airfield, special and career equipment BELAZ, MAZ, MTZ to the markets of the Eurasian space.

Among the most significant achievements of that period, it is worth noting the creation of «VestInvest» – one of the successful investment companies in Eurasia, participation in the construction of the Rostov Nuclear Power Plant within the framework of cooperation with the Rosenergoatom concern. He served as an official representative of Penzcompressormash– the world’s oldest manufacturer of equipment for nuclear energy.

In addition, have been living in the Czech Republic for a long time, Dmitry invested in industry, acquiring the production enterprise of teflon materials Flontex for energy and aviation for technologies of DuPontand Gore—Tex companies and supplying manufactured products to the European markets.

Also, since 2003, he has been engaged in the implementation of engineering projects in the field of ecology, energy and resource conservation, developed entrepreneurial activities in the field of investment in infrastructure projects based on energy-efficient contracts in partnership with a number of multinational corporations (including Bilfinger, Culligan, Dow Chemical and Degremont), becoming the founder of the Eurasian Environmental Center. He has trained a significant number of highly qualified specialists. Implemented 200+ infrastructure projects.

Since 2005, he has been the official representative of the world’s oldest engineering operator, Aqseptence Group.

Since 2012, having created UNICAP — an investment fund and a management company to implement initiatives using PPP mechanisms, developed and implemented a series of innovative projects, including a joint industrial venture project with American TNK Culligan in partnership with Centerbridge Partners (USA), a diversified investment company (assets $25+ bn, 20+ owned corporations) under the leadership of Mark Galogli (Economic Adviser to the President of the United States, formerly Senior Managing Director of Blackstone Group).

The activities of the Unicap Foundation are inextricably linked and based on the principles of sustainable development of the UN.

In 2014, Dmitry was the organizer of the first and only American-Belarusian Investment Forum in New York with the participation of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus and the heads of leading American corporations and funds.

He was a member of the Supervisory Board of the Eurasia division of Culligan Corporation. He was vice-president of the Eurasia division of Culligan Corporation.

By 2017, thanks to the efforts of Dmitry as part of an international team, Culligan successfully attracted investments from Advent International, one of the world’s largest investment corporations, in the amount of $1 billion, and in 2021 it was sold to the investment market giant BDT Capital for record $6 billion.

Together with British analysts who participated in the development of the PFI concept in the government of Prime Minister John Major, developed the Program for introducing the PFI concept to the markets Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

Dmitry’s key characteristic is responsibility in finding the optimal way to develop partner projects. The main ability is the exercise creative initiative in the implementation of partner projects.

Dmitry Sadykov is a partner of the U.S.-Russian (USRBC, Daniel Russell is President and CEO. He was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State of the United States. Daniel Russell developed and implemented the strategic policy of President Barack Obama to “reset” relations with Russia. He headed the Russian-American Bilateral Presidential Commission. He was the first secretary of the US Embassy in Russia.) and a member of the U.S. – Belarusian Business Councils.

Dmitry is a follower of progressive approaches in business based on the system analysis of the Adizes Institute (USA).

He is an adherent of the strategy of creating new industries of the European Institute of Business Management (INSEAD) (France) in the field of macroeconomics.

He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Orthodox Charitable Foundation named after St. Andrew the First-Called.

He is the president of the International Association of Graduates of Aviation and Aerospace Universities.

He is fond of piloting aircraft.

He is married and has two adult sons and granddaughter.

Lives in Jerusalem (Israel).


Abil-Kasym Sadykov

*father – Andrey Sadykov:
Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate professor, academician; 200+ scientific papers, state standards and programs, copy right certificates, patents.

mother – Irina Sadykova (Kadyrova):
an energy engineer, an honorary teacher who made a significant contribution to the higher education system of the USSR, trained a significant number of highly qualified specialists working in various industries around the world.

grandfather – Abil-Kasym Sadykov:
public, scientific, economic figure. He belongs to the dynasty of one of the ruling Persian families. The great-nephew of Muhammad Rahim Khan II, the eleventh ruler of the Uzbek Kungrat dynasty in the Khiva Khanate (state of Khorezm). He was the highest military commander of the Khanate of Khiva under Asfandiyar Khan  – Khan of Khiva, the twelfth ruler of the Uzbek Kungrat dynasty in the Khanate of Khiva He was the vizier under Said Abdullah Khan — the last khan of the State of Khorezm. He was a participant in the negotiation process for the peaceful settlement of the military-political conflict in Central Asia between the Soviet government and the so-called Bosmach movement, the result of which was the provision of an opportunity to open a free corridor for the departure of feudal lords, bais, mullahs, the national bourgeoisie of Turkestan on the territory of the Emirate /Kingdom of Afghanistan and Persia. He took an active part in negotiations with Junaid Khan. He was the rector, vice-rector of a number of higher educational institutions.

grandfather -Vakhab kadyrov:
power engineer, economic figure, participant in the construction of the Aswan hydroelectric complex in Egypt, held senior positions in the structures of the Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan. Comes from a dynasty of Islamic clergy

grandmother – Galina Baranovskaya:
Doctor of Chemical Sciences, participant in the defense of Moscow, member of the scientific group A.D. Sakharov on the development of a hydrogen bomb, from the nobility.

Grandmother-Antonina Zaporozhan:
chemist, participant in the evacuation of industrial enterprises of the burning Donbass to Central Asia. Veteran of the labor front. Honored Worker of the Chemical Industry of the USSR. There is a version about the surname belonging to the Hohenzollern dynasty She devoted her life to the spiritual, moral, cultural and aesthetic education of children and grandchildren.

spouse – Natalia Sadykova (Brand):
teacher, artist, photographer, from an Ashkenazi Orthodox family. She defined the mission of her life to serve the ethical upbringing of children and grandchildren.

Igor Kostenko

Venture investor, serial entrepreneur, President

Graduated from the State Linguistic University as a specialist in intercultural communications in the field of economic cooperation (in English, Spanish and German).

He has been working in the field of international cooperation and investments for more than 10 years.

He opened and developed offices of such international companies as-
Asseco (valuation over $6 billion) – an association of IT companies present in 61 countries, employing about 33,000 people;

PandaDoc ($1 billion) – an American IT company headquartered in California, USA. The company creates a product that helps automate workflow and track sales documentation and was one of the first official add-ons to Google Docs and Google Sheets, also compatible with CRM systems Salesforce.com, Zoho, and others;

Culligan ($6 billion) is a U.S.-based global multinational water treatment corporation with a dealer network and direct operations in 90 countries with 1,000 dealers, more than 600 in North America alone, and more than 7,500 employees, controlling about 40% of the global water treatment market.

He was one of the organizers of the first Belarusian-American Forum in New York, supervised investment projects in Silicon Valley, as well as in Southeast Asia (Indonesia and Bangladesh).

Areas of expertise: startups, SaaS, venture capital, software development outsourcing, IT consulting, business development, B2B sales, marketing, business process organization, negotiations, investments, customer success, sales development, customer support, BPO.

Lives in Lisbon, Portugal.

Alexey Smolentsev

Entrepreneur, Co-founder of VOD project, Investor, Chief Operating Officer

Graduated from the Institute of Business and Management Technologies with degrees in Logistics and Business Administration.

For 10 years he headed the logistics department at “Advanced Research and Technologies”. Alexey was responsible for providing factories with components, entering new markets and establishing production in each region of presence. He managed a team of over 100 people.

In 2018, he shifted his focus to technology and crypto projects. He attracted over $10 million to several startups.

He is currently engaged in the development of infrastructure projects of the UNICAP investment fund in the field of ecology, health, energy, WEB3 and VOD project – digital system for management and control of ecology and preventive health care.

Areas of interest: artificial intelligence, WEB3 and their integration with the real world.

Amir Al-Haidar

Head of Legal Department

Graduated from the Belarusian State University in 2009, obtained a Master’s degree in Law in 2010.
Currently studying for an LL.M degree at Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, USA.
Holds a CySEC certificate in financial services management and a license to provide legal services issued by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus.

Before opening his own legal practice, he worked with IT companies in Belarus and abroad. He began his career in 2009 at the law firm REVERA, where he headed the IT and intellectual property department.

In 2013, Amir became the head of the legal department at fintech company exp(capital) with headquarters in the UK. A year later, he became the managing director of the company’s office in Minsk and successfully completed a merger with Capital.com in Cyprus.

In May 2017, he became the head of the legal department at Capital.com’s headquarters in Cyprus.

Later, he was appointed executive director of Capital.com. He participated in the creation of the first cryptocurrency exchange in Belarus and led projects in the field of AI/VR. Soon he became head of the company’s office in the UK, where he obtained authorization from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to provide financial services.

Alexander Kostusev

Technical Director

Graduated from the Belarusian State Scientific and Technical University.

Associate Professor at the International Academy of Social and Ecological Studies.

For almost 10 years as technical director of the Eurasian Environmental Center, he implemented a number of significant infrastructure socially-oriented projects related to water purification, including under public-private partnerships.

He was the Technical Director of the EURAZIA division of CULLIGAN Corporation. Thanks to Alexander’s work, the following projects were implemented:

  • Transition of Minsk (Republic of Belarus) to artesian water supply
  • reconstruction of the largest water intakes: Petrovshchina, Felitsianovo, Vitkovshchina
  • Reconstruction of water supply systems in the cities of Moscow, Baranovichi, Slonim, Lida, Molodechno, Luninets, Grodno, Kobrin
  • Modernization of water treatment systems in the dairy industry of the Republic of Belarus
  • Construction of a number of sports facilities, including aqua parks, swimming pools, and ice arenas.

Daniel Mervel

Associate Professor, Advisor

Winner of physics and mathematics Olympiads, 7 years of experience (2004-2010).

Since childhood, traveled a lot in the wild with a tent. Wrestled for three years. Participated and won Olympiads in physics and mathematics. After studying in phys-math lyceum I had been studying in Sankt-Petersburg Polytechnical University and had been working in a simple technical works.
Daniel was leaved from Russia to Israel in 2015 and working now in the technical jobs, studying physics and mathematics in my free time.

Collaborated with Intel, Afcon (low-voltage sensor systems), Meptagon (equipment power systems), Bynet (fiber-optic systems and internet).

Founder and developer of Techcoin – an open-source project designed to promote scientific and engineering work, help novice specialists and students. On this platform, developers can post their work in encrypted form in NFT format and sell it by personal agreement with the buyer.

Daniel also leads a group creating their own blockchain and ecosystem for several projects of the UNICAP investment fund.