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Infrastructure and project finance in Russia: How to attract more commercial lenders to the market

Broadcast on Sep 28, 2021 from Livestream: Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Russia & CIS 2021

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Gazprombank

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Credit Bank of Moscow

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CCI France Russie (Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce)

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Russian Association of Corporate Treasurers
  • Attracting commercial lenders to projects: Are Russian project finance deals bankable?
  • How can both international and local lenders increase their involvement in these large infrastructure deals?
  • What role are ECAs and DFIs playing in the project finance landscape?
  • Understanding the growing role of PPPs in attracting investment to infrastructure projects
  • How to attract more commercial banks into the Project Finance Factory and how to make deals bankable: What opportunities does this bring?
Russia & CIS

Speakers

Yuriy Korsun

Yuriy Korsun

Deputy Chairman

VEB.RF

Yuriy Korsun

Yuriy Korsun

Deputy Chairman at VEB.RF

Year And Place Of Birth

Born on May 29, 1970 in Leningrad.

Information About Vocational Education

A.B. Freeman School of Business; Tulane University, 1999; MBA degree, specialization – finance and financial management. St. Petersburg State University, 1995; Faculty of Philology.

Professional Background

1990 - 1994 - Information Technology Manager (SGS, S.A.)

1995 - 1997 - Corporate Account Manager, Xerox Corp.

1997 - 2000 - Business Consultant, Headquarters for Emerging Markets, Xerox Corp. (USA)

2001 - 2005 - Corporate Account Manager, Citibank.

2005 - 2007 - Corporate Director, ABN AMRO.

2007 - 2009 - Head of Structured Credit Products, Alfa-Bank.

2009 - 2018 - Senior Managing Director, Head of Structural Credit Products, PJSC Sberbank.

From April 2018 - Deputy Chairman of VEB.RF.

VEB.RF

Yuriy Korsun
Dmitry Gubarev

Dmitry Gubarev

Dmitry Gubarev

Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills CIS LLP

Dmitry has a focus on syndicated lending and debt restructurings in the Russian market. Dmitry represents international and Russian banks and corporations on all types of financing transactions in Russia and other CIS countries, including syndicated loans, real estate and infrastructure financings, pre-export financings and structured products.

Consistently recognised as a leading Finance lawyer in the Russian market, clients describe Dmitry as "proactive and dynamic" and a “very strong negotiator," according to Chambers Global. Legal 500 sources comment that he “impresses with his helpfulness, knowledge and professionalism” and note his “excellent knowledge of English and Russian law and his ability to provide effective solutions during tough negotiations.

Herbert Smith Freehills CIS LLP

Dmitry Gubarev