Avito 1.5 times bigger than any Russian competitor by Lars Herlin in Marketplace 22 Sep 2014 Avito is now the clear leader in classifieds in Russia with very strong growth. Filip Engelbert, co-founder of Avito, talked about the performance of Avito.ru in detail at a capital market event arranged by investment company Vostok Nafta in Stockholm on Tuesday. It was a co-founder full of confidence. “We are now 1.5 times bigger than any of our 50 competitors in classifieds in terms of page v This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share avitoFilip Engelbertvostok nafta Lars Herlin Lars Herlin is an AIM Group senior analyst for Europe, and our expert on Schibsted. He had a long career in journalism at Expressen, Svenska Dagbladet and VeckansAffärer, and served as managing editor and later managing director of Gotlands Allehanda.