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Underwriting and distributing Russian syndicated loans: Who is lending and who is buying?

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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Raiffeisen Bank

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Crédit Agricole CIB

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Herbert Smith Freehills CIS LLP

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Mashreq

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Alfa Bank

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Allen & Overy

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ING

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Morgan Lewis

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Vienna Stock Exchange (Wiener Börse)

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Delo Group

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Gazprom Neft

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GV Gold

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MMK

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Metalloinvest

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Severstal

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Slavneft

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Tatneft

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CCI France Russie (Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce)

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Russian Association of Corporate Treasurers
  • Market landscape update: Who is lending? Who is borrowing? On what price and on what terms?
  • Change is a coming but what is the impact: How does a transition away from LIBOR impact borrowers and lenders?
  • Syndicated loans and ESG: Is there sufficient benefit to borrowers for ESG to become a driver of loan growth?
  • How is ESG and sustainable finance being incorporated into loan desks?
  • Classic syndication vs. club deals: Is the market turning away from the underwrite-to-distribute model?
Russia & CIS

Speaker

Anton Kukoba

Anton Kukoba

Head of Syndicated Lending & Structuring

Raiffeisen Bank

Anton Kukoba

Anton Kukoba

Head of Syndicated Lending & Structuring at Raiffeisen Bank

Anton joined syndication team of AO Raiffeisenbank in 2010. Anton previously worked in Absolut Bank (former KBC Group), where he started his career in trade finance (ECA-covered deals mainly) and was further involved in fund-raising for the bank on local and international markets (Eurobond and STN issues, subordinated and syndicated loans, special purpose financing).

During the last years Anton has been engaged in originating, structuring and coordinating diverse deals (syndicated and club loan facilities, mezzanine financing, restructuring facilities) for the bank’s clients (corporates, banks and FIs) under English and Russian law.

Anton has extensive experience in international banking business over 10 years. His thick track- record of deals comprises among other such benchmark transactions as syndicated loans for top-tier Russian corporate borrowers and FIs (Gazpromneft, Uralkali, Acron, RCC, Renova, Interros, Sistema, ILIM, ChelPipe, Russian Standard Bank, Credit Europe Bank, Zenit, etc.) and restructurings for GAZ Group, Tractor Plants, UTair.

Anton received his PhD in economics degree in the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation.

Raiffeisen Bank

Anton Kukoba

Raiffeisenbank is a subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International AG. Raiffeisenbank is one of the most reliable Russian banks, which creates financial solutions for private and corporate clients, residents and non-residents of the Russian Federation. According to

Interfax-CEA, Raiffeisen Bank ranks 10th in terms of assets for 9 months of 2020, 7th in terms of funds of individuals and 12th in terms of loans to individuals. Forbes magazine acknowledged Raiffeisenbank as the most reliable and the best bank in Russia in 2020.

Raiffeisen Bank International AG is the leading corporate and investment Bank in the financial markets of Austria and Central and Eastern Europe. In Central and Eastern Europe, Raiffeisen Bank International is represented in 13 markets and provides a wide range of financial services, including leasing, asset management and m&a support. Over 46,000 employees serve 16.8 mn customers in around 2,000 locations, most of which are located in Central and Eastern Europe. Raiffeisen Bank International shares are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange.

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