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From premium to greenium: How Russia’s capital markets are transitioning towards ESG (In Russian)

Broadcast on Mar 3, 2021 from Livestream: Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Russia & CIS 2021 - Virtual Conference

Gold Sponsor

Sovcombank

Silver Sponsor

Fitch Ratings

Silver Sponsor

White & Case

Bronze Sponsor

Allen & Overy

Bronze Sponsor

ING

Bronze Sponsor

Rosbank

Bronze Sponsor

Vienna Stock Exchange (Wiener Börse)

Corporate Sponsor

Chelpipe Group

Corporate Sponsor

Delo Group

Corporate Sponsor

Gazprom Neft

Corporate Sponsor

GV Gold

Corporate Sponsor

MMK

Corporate Sponsor

Metalloinvest

Corporate Sponsor

Segezha Group

Corporate Sponsor

Severstal

Corporate Sponsor

Slavneft

Corporate Sponsor

Tatneft

Supporting Partner

Russian Association of Corporate Treasurers

Supporting Partner

Russo-British Chamber of Commerce (RBCC)

Subscribe for access:

  • From premium to greenium (discounting): Why, how and what has happened to the markets for ESG and SDG-linked bonds to drive down price and yield?
  • Transitioning vs. greenwashing: How green is green? How does a company transition their financing in-line with SDG targets, without being accusing of “greenwashing”?
  • Aligning international ESG and SDG standards with standards being drawn up and certified in Russia: What are the challenges to overcome?
  • Anyone can transition: How can extraction (commodity/energy) companies work with advisers to improve ESG credentials and drive down their cost of borrowing?

Moderator

Ilya Krasnov

Ilya Krasnov

Head of Corporate Finance

Metalloinvest

Ilya Krasnov

Ilya Krasnov

Head of Corporate Finance at Metalloinvest

Metalloinvest

Ilya Krasnov

Speakers

Tatyana Ambrozhevich

Tatyana Ambrozhevich

Head of Debt Capital Markets

Rosbank

Tatyana Ambrozhevich

Tatyana Ambrozhevich

Head of Debt Capital Markets at Rosbank

Rosbank

Tatyana Ambrozhevich

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).

Eugenia Onuschenko

Eugenia Onuschenko

Director, Corporate Finance

Polymetal International

Eugenia Onuschenko

Eugenia Onuschenko

Director, Corporate Finance at Polymetal International

Joined Polymetal in 2008 as Head of the Bank Financing department and later served as the Head of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations. Prior to joining Polymetal, held several roles at Ernst & Young in transaction advisory services. Career focus on corporate and project finance, capital markets and investor relations.

Graduate of St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance. Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management from Grenoble University Pierre-Mendes, France.

Polymetal is a top-10 global gold producer and top-5 global silver producer with assets in Russia and Kazakhstan. The Company combines strong growth with a robust dividend yield. Polymetal supports the UN Global Compact, EITI, CDP, Cyanide Code and Global Reporting Initiative. The Company is a constituent of Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes, FTSE4Good and was ranked 1st among 60 precious metals companies by Sustainalytics.

Polymetal has been using sustainability-linked financing instruments since 2018 and was the first company in the Russian metals and mining industry to sign the green loan in 2020.

Polymetal International

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
Robert Smakaev

Robert Smakaev

Head of Debt Capital Markets

Sovcombank

Robert Smakaev

Robert Smakaev

Head of Debt Capital Markets at Sovcombank

Sovcombank

Robert Smakaev

Gold Sponsor

Sovcombank

Silver Sponsors

Fitch Ratings White & Case

Bronze Sponsors

Allen & Overy ING Rosbank Vienna Stock Exchange (Wiener Börse)

Corporate Sponsors

Chelpipe Group Delo Group Gazprom Neft GV Gold MMK Metalloinvest Segezha Group Severstal Slavneft Tatneft

Supporting Partners

Russian Association of Corporate Treasurers Russo-British Chamber of Commerce (RBCC)