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New debt and liability management: How are Russia’s top tier companies approaching funding, credit management and risk? (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)

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  • What is corporates’ outlook on long term interest rates? Is there expectation for a rate hike? How are historically low rates influencing capital markets’ strategy?
  • Credit management and risk: Is now a good time to refinance and to lock in rates?
  • How to optimise capital structures: Work capital, supply chain finance, factoring, discount receivables, etc
  • International vs. local markets: Does funding locally and swapping into USD, or funding in roubles and hedging, deliver capital and economic benefits?

Moderator

Oleg Khomenko

Oleg Khomenko

Oleg Khomenko

Partner at Allen & Overy

Oleg is a banking partner in Allen & Overy’s London office. He advises lenders and borrowers on a broad range of complex cross-border financing transactions, and has extensive experience in margin lending, acquisition finance and financing in emerging markets (including Russia, the CEE and the Middle East) in addition to general corporate and real estate finance.

Oleg is recognised as a “Next Generation Partner” for Emerging Markets by the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 and a leading lawyer in Banking and Finance in Best Lawyers 2021 in Russia. He is also recommended in respect of Banking and Finance law in Russia according to Pravo.ru-300, Russia’s major legal directory.

Allen & Overy

Oleg Khomenko

Allen & Overy – delivering market-leading expertise to support global growth

Our ambition at Allen & Overy is to help the world’s leading businesses both maximise the opportunities that globalisation presents and meet the potential challenges. As our clients have sought new markets, so have we. We are continuing to invest in a growing network of international offices that covers Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, North America and Central and South America and Africa. A&O’s international network consists of over 40 offices in 30 countries – the largest footprint among the leading global law firms.

However, our presence is only half of the story. Our 5,400 people work together in a highly integrated manner to leverage their expertise and experience for our clients’ benefit. We foster creative, independent thinking within a collaborative culture and, as a result, our lawyers are involved in many of the most influential commercial ventures, and are known for providing our clients with transformative solutions to the toughest legal challenges. This, above all, explains why Allen & Overy remains a leader in its field.

Speakers

Dmitry Muz

Dmitry Muz

Director of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations

PSC VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation

Dmitry Muz

Dmitry Muz

Director of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations at PSC VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation

  • 10 years of experience in the largest banks and over 7 years experience in the field of corporate finance management
  • From 2002 to 2012 he worked in large Russian and international banks (Bank of Moscow, MDM-Bank, UniCredit Bank, Nordea Bank)
  • From 2012 to 2020, he ran the corporate finance and investor relations divisions of Uralkali and ChelPipe
  • Since 2020, he has been the Director of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations

PSC VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation

Angelina Valavina

Angelina Valavina

Senior Director, Head of EMEA Natural Resources & Commodities

Fitch Ratings

Angelina Valavina

Angelina Valavina

Senior Director, Head of EMEA Natural Resources & Commodities at Fitch Ratings

Angelina Valavina heads the Natural Resources & Commodities team in EMEA Corporates at Fitch Ratings. Angelina leads the team whose coverage includes oil and gas, metals and mining and chemicals and fertilisers sectors. Prior to that she was a Deputy Head of the EMEA Corporates’ Utilities and Transport team where she managed part of the team and was responsible for the transport sector and some utilities, including research and investor and media outreach.

In her previous capacity at Fitch, she had analytical responsibility for the emerging-market oil and gas portfolio for five years, and the emerging-market metals and mining portfolio before that.

Prior to joining Fitch in 2006, Angelina was in charge of auto and transport coverage, and investor outreach for this sector in the equity research team at Renaissance Capital. Before that, she was with Vnesheconombank as a senior financial analyst covering the Eurobond portfolio and corporate bond and equity portfolios for top-tier Russian companies, as well as providing analytical support to the directorate in charge of managing the pension savings of the Russian Federation. She also worked (as an intern) at Merrill Lynch (USA) in a private client group dealing with high net worth portfolios.

Angelina graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University) with a B.A. in international economics with distinction. She later graduated as an MBA from the Monterey Institute of International Studies (USA) with a 3.9 GPA in international finance.

Fitch Ratings

Angelina Valavina

Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary, and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective, and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence.

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, a leading provider of credit market data, analytical tools and risk services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.

For additional information, please visit fitchratings.com.

LinkedIn Page: www.linkedin.com/company/fitch-ratings

Alexander Smirnov

Alexander Smirnov

Head of Corporate Finance

MTS

Alexander Smirnov

Alexander Smirnov

Head of Corporate Finance at MTS

MTS

Rostislav Kulak

Rostislav Kulak

Head of Corporate and Financial Sector Relations

Sovcombank

Rostislav Kulak

Rostislav Kulak

Head of Corporate and Financial Sector Relations at Sovcombank

Has started his career in 1996 as an analyst of securities market in the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. In 2001 he joined JSC Guta-bank (at present time known as VTB 24) where he was responsible for the ruble bond placement of bank’s clients. In 2004 – 2009 he worked in Russian subsidiaries of largest bank of Kazakhstan – Kazkommertsbank, East Kommerts and Moskommertsbank. He was responsible for clients bond placement and the supporting debt program of Moskommertsbank. From February 2010 till August 2015 – Director of CIB in Bank Otkritie where he was responsible for DCM. At present time Rostislav is Head of CIB Department.

Sovcombank

Rostislav Kulak

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)