23rd March 2022
Ritz-Carlton, Moscow

Platinum Sponsor

Sberbank

Gold Sponsor

Gazprombank

Gold Sponsor

Credit Bank of Moscow

Gold Sponsor

Raiffeisen Bank

Gold Sponsor

Sovcombank

ESG Partner

VEB.RF

Silver Sponsor

Crédit Agricole CIB

Silver Sponsor

Emirates NBD

Silver Sponsor

Herbert Smith Freehills

Silver Sponsor

Mashreqbank

Bronze Sponsor

Alfa Bank

Bronze Sponsor

Allen & Overy

Bronze Sponsor

ING

Bronze Sponsor

Intesa Sanpaolo

Bronze Sponsor

Latham & Watkins

Bronze Sponsor

Morgan Lewis

Bronze Sponsor

Rosbank

Bronze Sponsor

S&P Global Ratings

Bronze Sponsor

Vienna Stock Exchange (Wiener Börse)

Corporate Sponsor

Delo Group

Corporate Sponsor

Gazprom Neft

Corporate Sponsor

GV Gold

Corporate Sponsor

MMK

Corporate Sponsor

Metalloinvest

Corporate Sponsor

Nordgold

Corporate Sponsor

Segezha Group

Corporate Sponsor

Severstal

Corporate Sponsor

Slavneft

Corporate Sponsor

Tatneft

Corporate Sponsor

TMK

Supporting Partner

CCI France Russie (Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce)

Supporting Partner

Russian Association of Corporate Treasurers
500+
Attendees
96%
Director level or above
40+
Expert Speakers
250+
Sovereign, Corporate & FI Borrowers

Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Russia & CIS 2022

Re-connect with C-level decision-makers from your clients and partners in-person at Russia & CIS' largest banking and finance event.

The COVID-secure in-person event will bring together the leading government officials, regulators, investors, bankers and corporates and feature over 40 expert speakers.

Use this unique high-level gathering of Russia & CIS' capital markets leaders to re-connect with your existing clients, build strong business relations with your prospects and hear the market's financial leaders speak on how they are navigating the current economic climate/share their expectations for 2022/23.

Bonds Loans Derivatives Russia CIS 2021 Event Report

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  • Gain practical insights into the latest Russian bond and loan market developments with expert-led panel discussions
  • Understand the key macro-outlook for Russia and key CIS economies to help move your business forward in 2022/23
  • Bring investors together with Russia and CIS issuers to define and analyse the roadmap for raising local capital in 2022/23
  • Connect recent issuers and with Russian financial institution and government bodies to understand financing needs and identify new business opportunities

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING


  • Access the most senior government, regulator, investor, banker and corporate decision-makers in Russia & CIS in-person and at one time
  • Setup valuable face-to-face meetings with participants
  • Gain exclusive behind-the-scenes insights from the 40+ Russia & CIS credit market leaders speaking on our panels and continue the conversation in our networking hall

Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Russia & CIS 2022 Agenda

23rd March 2022

09:00

Russia’s growth outlook post-pandemic: 2022/23 macroeconomic update

  • Rising inflation, increased interest rates and monetary policy: Understanding the impact on Russia’s capital markets
  • What strategies should/are the government putting in place to help further stimulate economic growth in the wake of COVID-19?
  • How does Russia’s macroeconomic story compare vs. other Emerging Markets? Can lessons be learnt and applied to Russian markets?
Session ends: 09:40
09:40

How are companies adapting their business and financing strategies to further adopt ESG measures and align with SDG targets?

  • How successful have companies that have developed ESG policies been as a result?
  • How can extraction (commodity/energy) companies work with advisers to improve ESG credentials and drive down their cost of borrowing?
  • What ESG-linked funding instruments are available and what are their real economic advantages?
  • The Russian Green Taxonomy and its impact on the market: What changes will we see as a result of implementation? Will we see the volume of ESG issuances increase?

Speakers

Dmitry Aksakov

Dmitry Aksakov

Vice President for ESG

VEB.RF

Dmitry Aksakov

Dmitry Aksakov

Vice President for ESG at VEB.RF

VEB.RF

Dmitry Aksakov

Russia’s largest development institution

VEB.RF is a Russia’s national economic development institution. It is a state corporation established by Russian federal law exclusively for the public good. It is a non-commercial, non-profit organization with no shareholders. VEB.RF’s charter capital comprises funds and other property contributed by the Russian Federation; it also receives direct contributions from the Federal Budget. However, it is not a ministry or a state agency, but a special entity, tasked with facilitating a wide range of socio-economic development activities.

In partnership with commercial banks, VEB.RF provides financing for large-scale projects to develop the country’s infrastructure, industrial production and social sphere, strengthen its technological potential and improve quality of life. In mid-2018 VEB.RF was has embarked on a new business model with focus on the following areas: infrastructure, high value-added industry, urban development.

VEB.RF is also a government agent for Russia’s foreign debt, both of the Russian Government and of the former Soviet Union, and the management of certain pension funds through State Trust Management Company (“STMC”), a separate division of VEB.RF.

The highest governing body of VEB.RF is the Supervisory Board chaired by Prime Minister of Russia. VEB.RF coordinates activities of other specific national development institutions.

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Alexey Ievlev

Alexey Ievlev

Corporate Banking Director

Rosbank

Alexey Ievlev

Alexey Ievlev

Corporate Banking Director at Rosbank

Rosbank

Alexey Ievlev

Rosbank is a universal bank, part of Societe Generale Group. Strategy of Societe Generale is focused on further improvement of client service and maintenance of leadership in innovation, capturing growth through business development, increased synergies, and delivery of sustainable profitability.

Rosbank serves more than 5 mln individual customers in more than 60 regions of Russia. The bank’s regional network numbers around 220 outlets and more than 37 thousand ATMs of partner network, including 1500 of Rosbank’s own ATMs. The Bank of Russia included Rosbank in the list of 12 systemically important banks.

Rosbank has been assigned highest credit ratings by rating agencies ACRA AAA (RU) and RAEX (Expert RA) ruAAA. The Bank has also country ceiling ratings by rating agencies Fitch Ratings (BBB) and Moody’s Investors Service (Baa3). Rosbank is in TOP-3 in the most reliable banks’ ranking (Forbes magazine in 2021) and in the top 10 largest Russian banks (The Banker magazine). Rosbank L'Hermitage Private Banking won the SPEAR's Russia Wealth Management Awards 2020 in the category "Best Foreign Bank in the Russian Federation". Rosbank Depository (SGSS Russia) is recognized the best in categories "Client Service Quality" and "Market Leader" among all European countries with emerging economies (Global Custodian).

Edward Kempson

Edward Kempson

Counsel, Global Coordinator of the Sustainable Finance Practice

Latham & Watkins

Edward Kempson

Edward Kempson

Counsel, Global Coordinator of the Sustainable Finance Practice at Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins

Edward Kempson
Andrey Korolev

Andrey Korolev

Executive Director

Sovcombank

Andrey Korolev

Andrey Korolev

Executive Director at Sovcombank

Sovcombank

Andrey Korolev
Session ends: 10:20
10:20

Building back better: What steps are Russian corporates taking to meet funding requirements and strengthen business plans post-COVID-19?

  • To what extent are corporate financing strategies adjusting as a result of rising interest rates and inflation?
  • Weighing up the options: At what point should corporates consider moving from fixed to floating rate? Why?
  • To hedge or not to hedge: Amid a turbulent macroeconomic backdrop, why, how and when should corporates consider hedging?
Session ends: 11:00
11:00

Coffee and networking

Session ends: 11:30
11:30

Project finance on the rise: Assessing growth and opportunities of Russia’s flourishing project and infrastructure sectors

  • Which projects are coming online and how will they be financed? Are particular sectors thriving over others?
  • How much liquidity is required to bring these projects to fruition? To what extent is greater participation from international lenders needed to meet current burgeoning demand?
  • What is the appetite of international lenders to enter the Russian project finance market?
  • Infrastructure investment under the microscope: Is growth in this area a driver for Russian economic growth, and could PPPs be the answer?

Speakers

Natalia Nikitina

Natalia Nikitina

Natalia Nikitina

Partner at White & Case

Natalia Nikitina is the head of banking and finance practice group in Moscow office. With White & Case since 1999, Natalia has worked on many of the major deals in Russia and the CIS. She has extensive experience representing clients in finance transactions, including asset-based financings, trade finance, acquisition finance, project finance and pre-export finance.

Recognized as a one of the leading finance lawyers in the Russian market, Natalia is praised for her legal and commercial skills by reputable legal directories, including Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and others. According to clients, Natalia "always has good control over the matters, an excellent understanding of the market and helps navigating through complex matters." (Chambers Global, 2019)

White & Case

Natalia Nikitina
Pavel Popov

Pavel Popov

Director, Equity Capital Markets

Sovcombank

Pavel Popov

Pavel Popov

Director, Equity Capital Markets at Sovcombank

Sovcombank

Pavel Popov
Session ends: 12:10
12:10

What does the lending landscape look like for 2022? Where do banks see opportunities for growth?

  • How is the LIBOR transition progressing? In what way have lenders and borrowers been impacted?
  • Weighing up ESG-related borrowing: Are there sufficient benefits to borrowers to drive this market further?
Session ends: 12:50
12:50

Networking lunch

Session ends: 14:20
14:20

Equity vs. bonds and loans: What is driving the IPO market boom in Russia?

  • Learning from success: What are the experiences of companies that have recently successfully listed for the first time? Why did they decide to do so? What challenges did they face?
  • Unpacking hybrid instruments: Should more issuers be considering alternatives products such as convertible bonds vs. ‘traditional’ vanilla products? If so, why?
  • An investor perspective: How do investors view the equity market? Do they favour certain hybrid instruments over others?

Speaker

Darina Kogan-Bellamy

Darina Kogan-Bellamy

Darina Kogan-Bellamy

Partner at White & Case

Darina Kogan-Bellamy is the head of White & Case’s Capital Markets practice in Russia and shares her time between Moscow and London offices. She focuses on international capital markets and securities transactions and regularly represents issuers, underwriters and placement agents in a variety of Rule 144A/Regulation S equity and debt offerings. Darina has assisted major Russian companies, such as Aeroflot, ALROSA, Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works, SIBUR, TMK, En+ Group, HeadHunter and many more, with their important transactions on international capital markets.

In one of its editions The Legal 500 notes: "Practice head Darina Kogan-Bellamy is ‘very proactive, supportive and client-focused’, ‘easy to work with and very responsive’". Chambers Global in its 2016 – 2020 editions reports: "She is very business-oriented, very efficient, can arrange for very quick and efficient advice across jurisdictions". "She is a rainmaker and a strong US lawyer who understands Russia".

White & Case

Darina Kogan-Bellamy
Session ends: 16:00
16:00

Digitalisation & supply chain disruption: how is trade and export finance bouncing back post-COVID?

  • What trade finance products are available to importers? Digitalisation in documentary business (LC, SBLC, guarantees) and in supply chain finance
  • International factoring as a developing tool: What is the potential of this area?
  • Popular tools for exporters: How are banks and their products supporting exporters in selling abroad?
  • Government support programmes for exporters: Are these programmes workable?

Speaker

Natalia Bakhova

Natalia Bakhova

Head of Trade Finance Department

Credit Bank of Moscow

Natalia Bakhova

Natalia Bakhova

Head of Trade Finance Department at Credit Bank of Moscow

Credit Bank of Moscow

Natalia Bakhova
Session ends: 16:40
16:40

Derivatives 101: Breaking down the opportunities, challenges and ‘how-to’ of the Russian derivatives market

  • Interest rates, commodities and FX volatility: Why should a Russian corporate consider using derivatives? What could be gained?
  • What derivative products are available?
  • Understanding the appetite of Russian issuers to enter this market: What can be learnt from previous successes?
  • A closer look at the tax, legalities and accounting side of derivatives
Session ends: 17:20
17:20

Close of conference

Session ends: 17:30

COMPANIES THAT ATTEND ANNUALLY:


  • Acron
  • Aeroflot
  • AFK Sistema
  • Air Astana
  • Airport Management Company
  • Ak Bars Bank
  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer and Feld
  • Alfa Bank
  • Allen & Overy
  • Alliance Oil
  • ALOR
  • Aricapital Asset Management
  • AVG Capital Partners
  • Aviapark
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Bank of Russia
  • Baring Vostok Capital Partners Group Limited
  • Belagroprombank
  • Biocad
  • Brunswick Rail
  • Cetracore Energy GmbH
  • ChelPipe
  • Clifford Chance
  • CMS Legal
  • ComplexProm
  • Credit Agricole CIB
  • Credit Bank of Moscow
  • Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Decathlon Russia
  • Delo Group
  • Demetra Holding
  • Dentons
  • Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus
  • DLA Piper
  • Domodedovo International Airport
  • ElgaUgol
  • Emirates NBD
  • Emirates NBD Capital
  • EN+ Group
  • Enel
  • Enel Russia
  • Energogarant Insurance
  • Er Telecom
  • ESTA Construction
  • Eurasia Drilling Company
  • Eurasian Resources Group (ERG)
  • EuroChem
  • Europlan
  • Eurotorg
  • EVRAZ Group
  • EXiAR
  • Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System
  • Finam
  • Finansovy Dom
  • FinExPlus
  • Firdavs and Mining Solutions Ltd
  • First Collection Bureau
  • Fitch Ratings
  • Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Freight One
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Fusion Asset Management
  • GAZ Group
  • GAZFOND
  • Gazprom
  • Gazprom Investholding
  • Gazprom Neft
  • Gazprombank
  • GFC Media Group
  • Glavstroy
  • Glencore
  • Global Ports
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Gorodskoi Supermarket LLC / Azbuka Vkusa
  • GTLK
  • GV Gold
  • GV Gold Vysochaishy
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • HMS Group
  • IBEC
  • ICBC Standard Bank
  • IDF Eurasia
  • Ilim Group
  • Ilim Timber Industry
  • Independant Consultant
  • Independent Petroleum Company
  • ING Wholesale Banking
  • Inter Rao
  • Interros
  • Invitro
  • Irkutsk Oil Company
  • Itinvest
  • Japan Tobacco International
  • JP Morgan
  • KAZ Minerals
  • KNGK
  • Kolmar
  • KuibyshevAzot PJSC
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • LEGENDA Intelligent Development
  • Lenta
  • Limak Construction
  • Linklaters
  • Lukoil
  • Magnum
  • Mashreqbank
  • MaximaTelecom
  • MC UGK
  • Mechel
  • Megafon
  • Metalloinvest
  • Miratorg
  • Mizuho Bank
  • Monopoly.Online
  • Morgan Lewis
  • MRSK of Centre
  • MTS
  • MUFG
  • National Finance Association
  • Nipigas
  • Norilsk Nickel
  • Novatek
  • Novolipetsk Steel
  • Novostal
  • NPF Blagosostoyanie
  • OJSC FGC UES
  • OMK
  • OTEKO
  • Perm Financial Industrial Group
  • Phosagro
  • PIK
  • Pik Group
  • Polymetal
  • Polymetal International
  • QIWI
  • Quadra
  • Raiffeisen Bank
  • Raven Russia Property Advisors Ltd
  • Region Investment Group
  • Renaissance Heavy Industries
  • Rive Gauche
  • Ronin Trust
  • Rosagro Leasing
  • Rosatom
  • Rosbank
  • Rosneft
  • Rosseti
  • Rostec
  • R-Pharm
  • RUSAL
  • RusHydro
  • Russian Agricultural Bank
  • Russian Aquaculture
  • Russian Platinum
  • Russian Post
  • Russian Towers
  • S&P Global
  • S&P Global Ratings
  • s7 Airlines
  • SAFMAR
  • Sberbank
  • Sberbank Asset Management
  • SCF Sovcomflot
  • Segezha Group
  • Septem Capital
  • Severstal
  • SIBUR
  • Sistema
  • Slavneft
  • Slavyansk ECO
  • Societe Generale
  • Softline
  • Solway Investment Group
  • Sovcombank
  • Stanmix Holding
  • SUEK
  • T Plus
  • Tatneft
  • Tinkoff
  • TMK
  • Toyota Bank
  • TransContainer
  • TransFinGroup
  • Treolan
  • UC RUSAL
  • Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company
  • Uralchem
  • Uralkali
  • UzAuto Motors
  • VEB.RF
  • Veles Capital
  • Vienna Stock Exchange (Wiener Börse)
  • Vimpelcom
  • VIS Group
  • Vitol
  • Volga Capital
  • Volga-Dnepr
  • VSMPO-AVISMA
  • VTB Bank
  • VTB Capital
  • X5 Retail Group
  • Yatec
  • Zarubezhneft

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