Basic Element (http://www.basel.ru/) is one of Russia's largest and most dynamic diversified business groups. Basic Element's companies are controlled by or are within the scope of Oleg Deripaska's business interests. Through its affiliates, Basic Element owns significant stakes in and manages dozens of companies operating in several market sectors, including energy, manufacturing, construction, aviation, agriculture and others. The Group consists of over 100 companies that between them employ more than 150,000 people across Russia, the CIS, Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Many of Basic Element's companies play key roles in their respective market segments in Russia and internationally, including En+ Group, GAZ Group, Basel Aero, Glavstroy and others.