VI Russian Private Equity Congress

September 17, 2014, Moscow
Marriott Courtyard Moscow Centre (7, Voznesensky Lane)
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09:0009:40 Registration, morning coffee
09:4010:00 Welcoming address
Anatoliy Chubais, Chairman of the Board, RUSNANO
Michael Calvey, Founder and Senior Partner, Baring Vostok Capital Partners
Anne Fossemalle, Director for Private Equity, EBRD
Drew J. Guff, Managing Director and Founding Partner, Siguler Guff
10:00–11:30 20 years of Private Equity in Russia and CIS
Moderators: Anatoliy Chubais, Chairman of the Board, RUSNANO;
Michael Calvey, Founder and Senior Partner, Baring Vostok Capital Partners
Vladimir Andriyenko, Managing Partner, Russia Partners
Andrey Yakunin, Founder and Managing Partner, VIY Management
Tatiana Chopova, Managing Director, AlpInvest
Anne Fossemalle, Director for Private Equity, EBRD
Sergey Sheshuryak, Partner, Adams Street Partners
Alexander Savin, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Elbrus Capital
Drew J. Guff
, Managing Director and Founding Partner, Siguler Guff

- Real risk vs fictional risk of working on Russian emerging private equity market
- Attractiveness of the Russian PE market
- Government support of the PE market

Invited experts
Maryam Haque, Head of Research, EMPEA
11:30–11:45 Signing ceremony of the "Memorandum of intent to create and develop the Russian Private Equity Council"
11:45–12:00 Russia PE Awards Ceremony
12:00–12:30 Coffee break
12:30–14:00 De-offshoring and competition of legal systems in light of investment fund operations
Moderator: Anton Klyachin,
Partner, Salomon Partners
Arthur Akopyan, Partner, UFG Private Equity
Gleb Davidyuk, Managing Partner, iTech Capital
Oleg Jelezko, Managing Partner, Da Vinci Capital Group
Stanislav Sukhinin, Senior Partner, Hi Capital
Maria Glukhova, Managing Director of Economic Policy and Competitiveness, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
Andrey Kizimov, Deputy Director, Department of Tax, Customs and Tariff Policy, Finance Ministry of the Russian Federation*
Andreas Boesenberg, Deputy Global Head of Private Equity and Special Situations VTB Capital

- will de-offshoring affect the interests of funds and portfolio companies?
- what key benefits do the funds see in offshore deals: is it corporate law or taxes?
- what ways and structures will be used in the new environment?
-competition between the English and Russian law in the context of de-offshoring: who is prepared to structure deals under the Russian law?
- what is lacking in the Russian law for a comfortable existence of a fund?

14:00–15:00 Lunch
15:0016:40 Industries driving growth of the Russian economy and winning strategies in the Russian market
Moderator: Leonid Nikitin,
Managing Partner, Blaze Consulting
Sergey Moiseyev, Managing Partner, Unicorn Capital Partners Investment in factories and manufacturing plants
Hanna Loikkanen, Head of the Advisory Team, East Capital Growing together with the Russian middle class
Irina Grigorenko, Private Equity Principal, Capital International Private Equity Funds
Unlocking value: lessons from 20 years of EM PE investing
Alexander Abolmasov, Managing Partner, NRG
Condition of the mezzanine market: preventing commoditization of the sector
Natalia Drebezgina, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Latest Legal Changes and Tendencies and Their Potential Effect on Private Equity Deals
Ulf Persson, Founder and Managing Partner, Mint Capital
Leonid Nikitin, Managing Partner, Blaze Consulting The sentiment in the Russian M&A and PE market in view of the external political developments
16:40–17:00 Coffee break
17:00–18:00 Invited guest speaker: Oleg Tinkov
Founder and Chairman of the Board at Tinkoff Credit Systems Bank
Russian businessman, former owner of the restaurant chain "Tinkoff"
He was also the founder and owner of Tinkoff brewery, convenience foods producer Daria and home appliances chain Technoshock
18:00 Reception

(*) - invited speakers