LSEG CIS & CEE Conference- Partners & Conference Sponsors

LSEG CIS & CEE Conference- Partners & Conference Sponsors



Societe Generale

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB)

At the core of Societe Generale’s universal banking business model, the Corporate & Investment Bank is a well-diversified and leading player with nearly 10 500 professionals present in more than 31 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific.

As a group we have a strategic focus on the CEE region, having extensive operations across almost all of the countries in the region: ranging from retail and corporate banking to capital markets and advisory, and to local research & sales platforms.

The group operates either directly as SG CIB or via local banks, such as Komercni Banka (Czech Republic and Slovakia), BRD Group (Romania), Ekspresbank (Bulgaria), Bank Republic (Georgia), Splitska Banka (Croatia), SKB Group (Slovenia), and others. In Russia, Societe Generale has been present since 1872, and our  wholly owned subsidiary Rosbank is the largest foreign investment into the country’s financial sector. Ranking 2nd in ECM league tables in 2014, the bank led a number of flagship transactions in the region, including the largest ever IPO in Romania (€444m Electrica), first ever exchangeable bond in CEE region (€470m of Cez into Mol) and the 4th largest Rights Issue in Poland to date (€240m Grupa Lotos).

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and markets businesses. The company is a long-established participant in EMEA with a presence since 1922. With offices in 23 countries on three continents, it offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Consumer Card, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise. Developing solutions for social and economic challenges is at the core of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s responsibility platform. In more than 90 countries around the world, we partner with employees, clients and stakeholders to help make financial lives better.

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 Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank is a leading client-centric global universal bank serving 28 million clients worldwide. Deutsche Bank provides commercial and investment banking, retail banking, transaction banking and asset and wealth management products and services to corporations, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses, and private individuals. Deutsche Bank is Germany’s leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific.

Deutsche Bank offers a wide range of risk management, investment and trading products that use derivatives linked to Turkish shares to help clients manage their risks and express their views. It has been providing these products to institutional clients since 2005 when the first derivatives products were introduced by Turkish Derivatives Exchange in Turkey. Deutsche Bank, through its wholly owned local subsidiary was the first member of this exchange. Deutsche Bank was also the first institution to issue equity warrants and certificates on Borsa Istanbul in 2010.


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Instinctif Partners

As a leading international business communications consultancy, Instinctif Partners combines strategic and creative thinking to help our clients engage with and influence their key stakeholders.

We understand the power of reputation in a world where reputations are vulnerable. We work in partnership with chief executives and their senior teams to help deliver the vision that powers their businesses.

Connecting financial communications to corporate affairs to public policy and employee engagement with the very best in design, film and digital capability, we successfully connect our clients with the financial community, the media, customers and employees with research, insight and expertise.

International in outlook and reach, we have over 400 employees in 22 offices serving over 750 clients around the world.

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BCS Prime Brokerage

BCS Financial Group is a leading financial services company, provider of innovative and customizable high-touch and low-touch solutions for Russian, global and emerging markets.

BCS offers investment banking services in London via its FCA authorised and regulated UK entity BCS Prime Brokerage Limited (BCS UK)

BCS takes an innovative approach to electronic trading with deep technological know-how, specialized back to front systems with full straight through processing and transparent pricing models.

Our approach is built on a combination of capital markets expertise and technology enhanced by a strong financing capability.

With an absolute leadership position, BCS is the broker of choice for trading Russian instruments

Our goal is twofold: firstly, to provide high quality capital market services to our clients that will allow them to capture unique investment opportunities; secondly, to strengthen our company and ensure its long-term financial standing.

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InterCapital Group is one of leading and the most advanced South & Eastern European financial services groups, established in Zagreb, Croatia in 2001 and 100 per cent owned by its management team. Our comprehensive range of financial services includes investment management of UCITS, private and discretionary funds, FI/FX/equity/derivatives brokerage, transition management services, trading and sales, corporate and insurance brokerage, custody services, research, M&A, hedging and financing advisory. 

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Deloitte LLP offers professional services to the UK and European market, with over 14,400 people in 28 offices in the UK and Switzerland. We provide professional services and advice to many leading businesses, government departments and public sector bodies, and publish many influential studies and thought leadership pieces.

Deloitte has a dedicated equity capital markets and PLC advisory team that focuses on both ECM and M&A services to clients and undertakes transactions that are typically subject to one or more of the Listing Rules, Prospectus Rules, AIM Rules and Takeover Code.  We have advised on two thirds of recent Premium listings in London.

Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries with over 200,000 professionals, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges.

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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices and a global perspective. Our clients look to us to bring a distinctively high degree of quality, intensity and creativity to resolve legal challenges effectively and cost-efficiently.

Approximately 650 lawyers work in eight offices across three continents, within integrated global practices, serving clients around the world.

Debevoise’s teams in Europe and Russia work with some of the region’s largest blue-chip companies, both domestically and globally. The team is particularly adept in representing issuers in international offerings, listings on international exchanges, advising on ongoing compliance and corporate governance matters, privatizations, offerings of high-yield debt securities, and complex derivative products.

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Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) was founded in 1993 and remains the only stock exchange in the country. KASE is a commercial joint stock company, and as of March 01, 2015 has 51 shareholders. The National Bank of Kazakhstan holds the majority share of 50.1 %. Other shareholders include banks, pension funds, brokerage companies and other financial institutions and individuals.

KASE provides trading infrastructure for almost all types of financial instruments that circulate on the organized financial market of Kazakhstan: the foreign currency market, the government securities market, the market of shares and corporate bonds, the repo operations market, the derivatives market.

KASE is a member of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS) and other internal and international professional associations. Kazakhstan, being a leading financial market on the territory of Central Asia is aimed at developing as a financial center, also in the field of Islamic financing. KASE's goal in Kazakhstan is development of a strong and active internal capital market able to attract the attention of participants and prospective issuers from all regions of Central Asia.

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