Russia & CIS Summit

Thursday, October 25, 2018

October 2018

Conference

Russia & CIS Summit

thursday, November 08, 2018
london

Russia & CIS Summit

Thursday, October 25, 2018
October 2018
Four Seasons
Moscow

Russia & CIS Summit

Thursday, October 25, 2018
October 2018
Four Seasons
Moscow

Russia & CIS Summit

Thursday, October 25, 2018
October 2018
Four Seasons
Moscow
Москва

Russia & CIS Summit

Thursday, October 25, 2018
October 2018
Four Seasons
Moscow

Russia & CIS Summit

Thursday, October 25, 2018
October 2018
Four Seasons
Moscow

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

On 25th October join Moody’s Sovereign, Corporate and Banking credit analyst together with investors, issuers and intermediaries to discuss economic growth, geopolitical risks and regional market vulnerabilities.

Why Attend?

This event is part of the Emerging Markets Program that brings together over 2500 credit analysts and key market participants to discuss the main credit drivers, political risks and the latest and most impactful regional trends.

<div class="w-container"><div class="custom-fa-wrapper"><div class="custom-item-holder"><div class="custom-icon-fa"><br></div><div class="custom-item-text-holder"><h1 class="custom-item-heading alt white">Discover</h1><p class="custom-item-para alt white">Discover new insights on the credit markets</p></div></div><div class="custom-item-holder"><div class="custom-icon-fa"><br></div><div class="custom-item-text-holder"><h1 class="custom-item-heading alt white">Meet</h1><p class="custom-item-para alt white">Meet senior Moody's Analysts and market experts</p></div></div><div class="custom-item-holder"><div class="custom-icon-fa"><br></div><div class="custom-item-text-holder"><h1 class="custom-item-heading alt white">Network</h1><p class="custom-item-para alt white">Network with key banking sector market participants.</p></div></div></div></div></div>

Agenda

08.30 Registration and Coffee

09.00 Welcome Address  

Opening Remarks: Alex Sazhin, General Manager, Head of Relationship  Management – Russian Branch

Chairman: David Aldrich, Managing Director, Emerging Markets

09.10 Sovereign Session: How can Russia’s sovereign credit perspective overcome its structural  growth constraints amid sanctions?

  • President’s May decree outlines social reforms to support long-term  growth
  • Fiscal rule reduces oil sector volatility and rebuilds government  financial resources
  • Mooted pension reform is the key test of Putin’s willingness to take  unpopular measures in his final term
  • Existing and threated sanctions likely to hinder investment

Kristin Lindow, Senior Vice President, Sovereign  Risk Group

Followed by a Spotlight Conversation

Moderated by: David Staples, Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

Vladimir Kolychev, Deputy Finance Minister, Russian Federation

Kristin Lindow, Senior Vice President, Sovereign Risk Group

10.10 Banking  Session: BRICST  banking systems: Comparison with Russia

  • Operating environments
  • Financial profiles
  • Key issues for the banking systems

Yaroslav Sovgyra, Associate  Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group

 Followed by a Panel  Discussion

Sergey Khotimskiy, Deputy CEO,  Sovcombank PJSC

Dmitry Levin, Chairman  of the Management Board, Otkritie Financial Corporation Bank

Sergei Monin, Chairman of the  Board, AO Raiffeisenbank

Yaroslav Sovgyra, Associate  Managing Director, Head of Russia & CIS Banking

11.10 Coffee  & Networking Break

11.30 Corporate  Session: How the strongest corporates are affected by sovereign  considerations? Outlook for corporates for 2019

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

Victoria  Maisuradze, Associate Managing Director, Head of Russia & CIS Corporates

Followed by a Guest Speaker/s presentation/ panel  discussion and expanded Q&A session with corporate team analysts

Led  by Julia Pribytkova, Vice President Senior Analyst, Corporate Finance Group

Alexander Barunin, Chief Financial Officer, MegaFon

12.30 Lunch  & Networking

13.30 Workshops

Workshop A: Moody’s Approach to Rating Sub-sovereigns

  • Highlights on the rated universe
  • Applying Moody’s Rating Methodology: Basic approach
  • CIS issuers rating peculiarities  

Vladlen Kuznetsov, Vice president -Senior Analyst, Sub-Sovereign Group

Semyon Isakov, Vice president -Senior Analyst, Sub-Sovereign Group

Workshop B: Bond covenants assessment

Comparing CIS  speculative grade bonds with elsewhere in Europe

Led by Lisa Gundy, Vice president –  Senior Covenant Officer, Corporate Finance Group

14.15 Close  of the Conference

14.15 – 15.15 Structured Finance Roundtable

How does the CBR's financial rehabilitation of  originators impact the performance of securitisation transactions?

Led by a Moody’s representative

This session is by invitation only, please contact Emily Burgess

Speakers

Moody's Speakers

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).

Read Full Bio

Yaroslav Sovgyra

Associate Managing Director

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

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).

Read Full Bio

David Aldrich

Managing Director

MIS Commercial Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

MIS Commercial Group

Managing Director

David Aldrich

David is Managing Director, Head of Emerging Markets EMEA, for both Relationship Management and Regional Management, Moody’s Investors Service. He leads and manages the Commercial activities for Emerging Markets, with responsibility for originating and maintaining ratings mandates for financial institutions, corporates, subsovereigns and local governments in Russia, CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. David also oversees the regional strategy in EMEA, outside the EU27 and UK, including managing the relevant MIS Country Managers. David has managed businesses in securities services, fixed income and derivatives at BNY Mellon, JP Morgan, Credit Suisse and UBS.

Read Full Bio

Alexey Sazhin

General Manager

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

General Manager

Alexey Sazhin

Alexey Sazhin is the Head of the Russian Branch of Moody’s Investors Service. He is responsible for overseeing the expansion of Moody’s Investors Service’s client relationships in all areas of the Russian and CIS capital markets and investor community.

Read Full Bio

Vladlen Kuznetsov

Vice President – Senior Analyst

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Vice President – Senior Analyst

Vladlen Kuznetsov

Vladlen Kuznetsov is a Vice President – Senior Analyst at Moody’s Investors Service, based in Moscow. He covers a portfolio of Russian issuers and issues in other CIS countries in the Financial Institution Group. Vladlen joined Moody’s in 2006 and has been engaged in analytical work covering issuers in both banking and public sector. Prior to joining Moody’s, he spent three years in Fitch Ratings in Moscow covering banks and other financial institutions in Russia and other CIS countries. Before that, Vladlen worked for Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen in Moscow with experience in banking audits since 1998

Read Full Bio

Victoria Maisuradze

Associate Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Associate Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group

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.

Read Full Bio

Kristin Lindow

Senior Vice President Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Senior Vice President Sovereign Risk Group

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).

Read Full Bio

Semyon Isakov

Vice president -Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Vice president -Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Group

Semyon Isakov

Semyon Isakov is a Vice President – Senior Analyst at Moody’s Investors Service Ltd, Russian branch, based in Moscow. He is responsible for ratings of banks and financial institutions in Russia and CIS.

Read Full Bio

Lisa Gundy

Vice president – Senior Covenant Officer Corporate Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Vice president – Senior Covenant Officer Corporate Finance Group

Lisa Gundy

Lisa Gundy is a Vice President in the Covenant Office at Moody’s Investor Service in London, leading the covenant analysis coverage across EMEA. She joined Moody’s in 2013, bringing over 10 years of financial services experience.

Read Full Bio

Further Information

Any questions please contact

Emily Burgess

Associate Outreach & Events

Emily.burgess@moodys.com