Russia & CIS Briefing

Monday, January 28, 2019

January 2019

Briefing

Russia & CIS Briefing

How will Russia deliver on its growth despite sanctions?

thursday, November 08, 2018
merchant taylors' hall, london

Russia & CIS Briefing

How will Russia deliver on its growth despite sanctions?
Monday, January 28, 2019
January 2019
etc.venues St Paul's
London
1.15pm - 4.15pm

Russia & CIS Briefing

How will Russia deliver on its growth despite sanctions?

Monday, January 28, 2019
January 2019
etc.venues St Paul's
London
1.15pm - 4.15pm

Russia & CIS Briefing

How will Russia deliver on its growth despite sanctions?

Monday, January 28, 2019
January 2019
etc.venues St Paul's
London
1.15pm - 4.15pm

Russia & CIS Briefing

How will Russia deliver on its growth despite sanctions?

Monday, January 28, 2019
January 2019
etc.venues St Paul's
London
1.15pm - 4.15pm

Russia & CIS Briefing

How will Russia deliver on its growth despite sanctions?

Monday, January 28, 2019
January 2019
etc.venues St Paul's
London
1.15pm - 4.15pm

Overview

How will Russia deliver on its growth, diversification and social welfare targets despite sanctions?

Come to our briefing where Kristin, Yaroslav, and Victoria will cover the sovereign, banking, and corporates angles on the 2019 outlook for the Russia & CIS region.

If you would like to attend, please register now.

Lunch will be served from 1.15pm, we hope to see you then.

Agenda

13.15         Registration & Lunch

14.00         Welcome Address

David Staples, Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

14.05          Sovereign Presentation: Can Russia’s sovereign credit perspective overcome its structural growth constraints amid sanctions?

  • Fiscal rule reduces oil sector volatility and rebuilds government financial resources
  • President’s May decree outlines social reforms and infrastructure investment to support long-term growth
  • Unpopularity of pension reform reduces chances for additional structural reform in Putin’s final term
  • Existing and threatened sanctions constrain investment

Kristin Lindow, Senior Vice President, Sovereign Risk Group

14.45          Banking Presentation: Banks– Russia: Positives prevail

  • Russian banks: outlook for 2019
  • BRICS banks peer comparison with Russia in focus
  • Brief overview of other CIS banking systems

Yaroslav Sovgyra, Associate Managing Director, Banking

Petr Paklin, Assistant Vice President - Analyst, Banking

15.25          Corporate Plenary Panel: How are the strongest corporates affected by sovereign considerations? 2019 Outlook for corporates

  • Main credit themes for corporates for 2019
  • Impact of sanctions on key sectors of economy
  • Corporate liquidity

Victoria Maisuradze, Associate Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group


Followed by a panel discussion, led by Victoria Maisuradze:

Denis Perevezentsev, VP-Senior Credit Officer, Oil & Gas

Artem Frolov, VP-Senior Credit Officer, Steel & Mining

Julia Pribytkova, VP-Senior Analyst, Utilities and Chemicals

Ekaterina Botvinova, VP-Senior Analyst, Telco, Manufacturing, Mining

Ekaterina Lipatova, VP-Senior Analyst, Transportation and Infrastructure

Mikhail Shipilov, Assistant Vice President, Retail, Oilfield Services and Real Estate

16.10          Closing Comments

David Staples, Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

16.15          Conference Close

Speakers

Kristin Lindow

Senior Vice President

Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Sovereign Risk Group

Senior Vice President

Kristin Lindow

Kristin Lindow joined Moody’s Sovereign Risk Group in 1993. During her tenure, she has been the lead analyst on dozens of countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and South Asia. She was also involved in the expansion of Moody’s sovereign ratings throughout the developing world. She is the current lead analyst for countries in Europe (Russia, Ukraine, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland) and the Middle East (Israel).

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Victoria Maisuradze

Associate Managing Director

Corporate Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Corporate Finance Group

Associate Managing Director

Victoria Maisuradze

Victoria Maisuradze is an Associate Managing Director for the Moscow-based CFG team. Victoria leads a team of analysts covering a portfolio of Russian and CIS issuers. Prior to her current position Victoria was Vice President- Senior Credit Officer and Lead Analyst for the Russian and CIS Oil & Gas portfolio.

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Yaroslav Sovgyra

Associate Managing Director

Banking

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Banking

Associate Managing Director

Yaroslav Sovgyra

Yaroslav Sovgyra is an Associate Managing Director for the Moscow-based banking team. He manages the team of bank analysts which rates nearly 130 banks in the CIS region. Previously, Yaroslav has been the lead analyst on a number of largest Russian and Ukrainian banks (since August 2007), the lead analyst on a number of banks in Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic (since 2005) and Senior Accounting Analyst (since 2003).

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David Staples

Managing Director

Corporate Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Corporate Finance Group

Managing Director

David Staples

David Staples is a Managing Director at Moody’s in the EMEA Corporate Finance Group based in Dubai. His responsibilities include managing the analytical teams that oversee the ratings of companies based in the Middle East, Turkey, South Africa as well as Russia and the CIS. David has a Masters degree from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C. (1984) and a Bachelors degree from the University of Cincinnati (1982).

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