Moody's 13th Annual Russia & CIS Summit
Thursday, October 24, 2019
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What are the prospects for reforms to lift low potential growth?


Overview

13th annual Summit will bring together over 200 investors, issuers and analysts to discuss Russia’s growth potential in light of sanctions, latest fiscal reforms and the latest political decisions.

During a mix of insightful presentations and engaging discussions senior Moody’s analysts with prominent market figures will highlight what is driving Russia’s resiliency and potential credit risks.

Why Attend?

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 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

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?

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

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

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

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 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

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Larissa Galakova-Rothe

Manager - Events & Outreach

Larissa.Galakova-Rothe@moodys.com