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July 6: Master ClassesWednesday, 6 July : IPO Anatomy, Master Class for Issuers
Venue: London Stock Exchange (Theatre)
09.30 - 10.00Registration and welcome coffee
10.00 - 11.00Master Class: "Managing your Depositary Receipts programme"
Graham Marshall, Managing Director, Head of Business Development, Russia & CIS, BNY Mellon Depositary Receipts; Yury Mandzhiev, Vice President, Business Development, BNY Mellon Depositary Receipts
Irina Baichorova, Managing Director and Regional Executive, Moscow, BNY Mellon
Organiser: The Bank of New York Mellon10.00Establishing a programme
10.20GDRs in the IPO process
10.40Conducting AGMs
11.00 - 11.30Coffee Break (Gallery)
11.30 - 12.30MASTER CLASS: “Legal preparation for an IPO and the Role of the Nominated Adviser”
Jeremy Landau, Equity Capital Markets Partner, K&L Gates LLP
Alex Gibson, Equity Capital Markets Partner, K&L Gates LLP
Chris Fielding, Head of Corporate Finance, WH Ireland Limited
K&L Gates LLP
11.30Key preparations. Structuring issues. Corporate governance. Which market?
11.50How to IPO - key legal considerations
12.10AIM and the Role of the Nominated Adviser and Broker
12.30 - 13.30Lunch (Gallery)
13.30 – 14.30MASTER CLASS: “Guidance on restructuring”
Natalia Kuznetsova, Partner, International Tax Structuring, PwC
Katya Kuznetsova - Director, Assurance - Capital Markets, PwC
13.30Financial reporting requirements and eligibility for listing
13.45Managing tax aspects of an IPO
14.00Implications of holding company location for management structures and governance
14.15IPO readiness
14.30 – 15.00 Coffee Break (Gallery)
15.00 – 15.45 MASTER CLASS: “Roadshow Communication”
Diane Faulks, Director, IR Advisory, Depositary Receipts, Citi
Mike O'Connor, Head of EMEA Corporate Access, Citi
Tamsin Matthews, Vice President, Corporate Access, Citi
15.00Planning your roadshow
15.15Preparing for investor meetings
15.30Post road show communications
15.45 – 16.00Break (Gallery)
16.00 – 16.45MASTER CLASS: “Shareholder Identification”
Rob Newman, Managing Director, King Worldwide
King Worldwide
16.00How your shareholders approach your sector
16.15Investor perception studies
16.30How firm buy/sell decisions relate to the wider market as a whole
July 7: ConferenceThursday, 7 July, Conference agenda: “Return of the IPO”
Venue: London Stock Exchange (Theatre)
09.00 – 09.30Registration and welcome coffee
09.30 – 09.45Welcome speech by Xavier Rolet, CEO, London Stock Exchange
09.45 – 10.00 Keynote address: Dmitry Pankin, Head of the Federal Financial Markets Service
10.00 – 10.15Shaping Russian IPO Market.
Ekaterina Novokreshchenykh, Vice-President, Member of the Executive Board, MICEX Group
10.15 – 11.00Outlook for Russia & CIS investments
Moderator: Jon Edwards, Senior Manager - Russia & CIS, Equity Primary Markets, London Stock Exchange
Session sponsor:

10.15CIS IPOs: Matching supply and demand - why London will continue to succeed.
Clifford Tompsett, Partner, Capital Markets, PwC
10.30Market update.
Josh Critchley, Head of European ECM and Corporate Broking, Royal Bank of Canada
10.45CIS Primary Equity Market – Performance and Outlook
Steve Kale, Director, Capital Markets Origination, Citi
11.00 - 11.45IPO Planning
Moderator: Aaron Johnson Partner – IPO Leader for CIS, Ernst & Young
Session sponsor:
Ernst & Young
11.00Preparing for IPO
Tim Pinkstone, Director, Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young
Natalia Vasilieva, Director, Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young

11.30Getting Your Company Investor Ready
Stewart Dickson, Director, Seymour Pierce
11.45 - 12.15Coffee Break
12.15 – 13.00 Sector Selection and Investor Demand
Moderator: Josh Critchley, Head of European ECM and Corporate Broking, Royal Bank of Canada
Session sponsor: RBC Capital MarketsPanel discussion on extractive Industries
Panellists: Boris Eykher, Asset Manager, Glencore International AG
Jay Hambro, Executive Director and Chairman, IRC Limited
Panel discussion on non-resource sectors to watch
Panellists: Charles Whitaker, Founder partner, Brown & Co;
Rob Newman, Managing Director, King Worldwide
13.00 - 14.00Lunch (Gallery)
14.00 – 14.45 Pre-IPO Growth Strategies Panel Discussion
Moderator: Mikhail Butrin, Co-head of Global Banking, VTB Capital
Session Sponsor:
VTB Capital
Panellists: Nick Arbuthnott, Managing Director Corporate EMENA, Ipreo; Rupert Wood, Head of Sales, Wood & Co
14.45 – 15.30Choosing where to incorporate: Cyprus and other jurisdictions
Moderator: Jon Edwards, Senior Manager, London Stock Exchange
Session sponsors:
Mourant Ozannes
Deloitte Limited Cyprus
14.45Setting up in Cyprus: Group restructuring
Nicos Kyriakides, Partner, Head of Financial Advisory Services, Deloitte Limited Cyprus
15.00Using Jersey holding companies for IPOs
James Hill, Partner, Mourant Ozannes
15.15Q & A
15.30 - 16.00Coffee Break
16.00 – 16.45 Risk Factors & Investor Communication Panel Discussion
Moderator: Jon Edwards, Senior Manager - Russia & CIS, London Stock Exchange
Session Sponsor:
Merlin PR
16.00Investor education on industry and company specifics
David Simonson, Managing Director, Merlin
16.20Building Competitive Advantage through Corporate Reporting.
David Christopherson, CEO, Black Sun Plc
16.40Disclosure of risk factors for CIS investors
Christopher Mort, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
16.45 - 18.30Drinks (Gallery)