Russia & CIS Investor Conference Highlights, October 2013

On 16 October 2013, we saw around 250 guests gather at London Stock Exchange, to focus on the current market environment in the region, including investment flows, growth forecast and access to capital markets.


Panel 1 The Macro View
Xavier Rolet, CEO of London Stock Exchange Group
Ruben Aganbegyan, CEO, Otkritie Financial Corporation
Pavel Ilichev, Deputy Head for Corporate Finance, Russian Railways
Dr Ghadir Abu-Leil Cooper, Head of EMEA and Global Frontier, Barings
Roman Lokhov, Deputy CEO, BCS Financial Group, Head of global markets and IB
Alexey Kachay, Member of Executive Board, Rusnano
Moderator: Christopher Granville, Managing Director, Trusted Sources

Panel 2 The outlook for Russian & CIS IPO’s
Anton Malkov, MD ECM Sberbank
Alina Sychova, Director ECM Citi
Anastasia Bloom, MD ECM JP Morgan
Katya Kuznetsova, Director, Capital Markets PWC
Michel Danechi, Partner, Armajaro Asset Management
Moderator: Sergey Sinkevich, Head of DMA Otkritie Capital

Panel 3 The Market Environment
Atanas Bostandjiev, CEO UK & International, VTB Capital
David Smart, Global Head Sovereign Funds and Supranationals, Franklin Templeton Investment Management
Christopher Palmer, Henderson Global Investors Ltd
Marcin Petrykowski, Head of Coverage for Russia, CIS, CEE & Israel, JP Morgan
Richard Ogdon, Senior Advisor, Russian Direct Investment Fund
Moderator: Robert Barnes, CEO, Turquoise

Panel 4 HFT in Russia
Anthony Walker, Managing Director EMEA Execution Services, BofA Merrill Lynch
Tim Bevan, Managing Director and Head of International Sales, BCS Prime Brokerage Limited
Yury Yartsev, Chief Technology Officer, Otkritie Capital
Moderator: Mike O'Hara, CEO, HFT Review

Panel 5 Derivatives Trading
Lukasz Sektas, BNP Paribas, Head of CEEMEA Equity Derivatives Flow Trading
Doug Welch , Director Emerging & Western European Equity Derivatives Sales, UniCredit Bank
Evgeny Kuteev, MD Exchange Traded Derivatives, Otkritie Capital
Moderator: Nicolas Bertrand, Head of Equities and Derivatives Markets, LSEG

Panel 6 The next steps from Emerging Markets
Michael John Lytle, Chief development officer, Source
Maria Gordon, Executive VP, PIMCO
Hector Mcneil, Co-CEO, Boost ETP
Markus Svedberg, Chief Strategist, East Capital
Moderator: Nizam Hamid, Research Analyst, FTSE

Panel 7 Post-trade environments for Russian securities
Roland Chai, Director, EquityClear, LCH Clearnet
Stephan Pouyet, Global Head of International Markets, Euroclear
Graham Marshall, Managing Director, BNY Mellon
Moderator: Alex Krunic, Head of Product Sales Direct Custody & Clearing, JP Morgan