BNY Mellon is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets. The company is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, providing distinctive asset management and wealth management, asset servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services through a worldwide client-focused team. Headquartered in New York, BNY Mellon has US$ 25 trillion in assets under custody and administration and US$ 1.2 trillion in assets under management.

Deloitte Limited is the Cyprus member firm of DTTL.

Deloitte Cyprus is among the nation’s leading professional services firms, providing audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services through over 450 people in Nicosia, Limassol and Larnaca. Deloitte has the broadest and deepest range of skills of any business advisory organisation, and we have a straightforward goal: to be recognised as the pre-eminent and most trusted professional services firm, famous for the calibre of our people and respected for the exceptional quality of our work.

K&L Gates LLP is a major international law firm comprising nearly 2,000 lawyers who practice in 37 offices located on three continents. K&L Gates represents leading global corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals. Our practice is a robust full market practice – cutting edge, complex and dynamic, at once regional, national and international in scope. In 2009 and 2010, our revenues exceeded $1 Billion and, as stated in the July 2010 issue of the UK publication Legal Business, the firm “has further cemented its position as the Global 100’s fastest growing firm.

Our delivery of legal services is supported at both the individual office level and through six firmwide practice areas: Corporate and Transactional; Litigation and Dispute Resolution; Financial Services; Real Estate; Regulatory and Policy; and Intellectual Property.

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for its clients and their stakeholders. More than 155,000 people in 153 countries across our network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice.

PwC is one of the largest professional services firms in Russia, with 2,100 professionals and offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Kazan, Ekaterinburg, and Vladikavkaz. In Kazakhstan, PwC currently has more than 300 staff with offices in Almaty and Astana. PwC also enjoys an strong presence in the region, with offices in Baku (Azerbaijan), Tbilisi (Georgia), Yerevan (Armenia), Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) and Tashkent (Uzbekistan).

Citi’s Institutional Clients Group is comprised of diverse talented professionals globally located in over 100 countries and territories, and collectively represent an unparalleled international network of financial skills and capabilities serving targeted clients. Our clients are top corporations, financial institutions and governments in countries around the world, and our mission is to help them achieve their goals. We do so by providing strategic, financing and operational insights and executing tailored product/service solutions, both cross-border and domestically. The ICG responds to clients’ changing needs through its long established relationship coverage approach that provides client solutions utilizing all of Citi’s relevant capabilities, including the broadest possible access to financial markets globally. No other institution can match our combination of global insights, client relationship management services, geographic reach and local and cross-border product expertise.

The ICG is organized into five groups: Global Banking, Global Markets, Global Transaction Services, Citi Capital Advisors and the Citi Private Bank.

Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 141,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential.

VTB Capital, the Investment Business of VTB Group, is one of the three strategic business arms of VTB Group, along with the corporate and retail businesses.

Since its foundation in 2008, VTB Capital has taken part in more than 140 ECM and DCM deals, which were instrumental in attracting more than USD 73bn worth of investments into Russia.

VTB Capital has become a national leader in global investment banking. 2010 league tables show VTB Capital as #1 Eurobond bookrunner in Russia (Dealogic, Cbonds), #1 local bonds bookrunner by Bloomberg and Cbonds. In 2010, VTB Capital ranked #1 ECM bookrunner in Russia and the CIS (Dealogic). In 2010, VTB Capital became #1 M&A Adviser in Russia by mergermarket.

VTB Capital operates in Moscow, London, Singapore and Dubai, with headquarters in Moscow.

Mourant Ozannes has approximately 200 fee-earners. Mourant Ozannes is a leading offshore law firm. It provides advice on Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey law to the world’s leading financial institutions, public companies, corporations, fund promoters and private clients. It is the largest law firm in the Channel Islands, with more top tier legal directory rankings and recommended lawyers than any other law firm.

Mourant Ozannes is best known for its work on the most complex and demanding transactions, where the strength-in-depth and hands on approach of its multi-jurisdictional partner team can make all the difference. Its corporate team advises more FTSE-100 and FTSE-250 companies than any other offshore law firm (Hemscott Quarterly Report, 2010), and has advised on some of the highest profile equity capital markets transactions in recent years, including the recent IPOs of Glencore and Vallar.

Merlin is a leading independent financial and business communications consultancy based in London and working in the capital markets internationally.

It represents public and private corporations and business leaders around the world, addressing the challenges of financial reporting, M&A, IPOs, corporate governance and strategic issues in the global capital markets. We are amongst the leaders in providing international communications support to the Russian and CIS public companies. It has acted on $200bn of M&A transactions and some 30 IPOs, and provides access to the Merlin Global Network (M/G/N) of agencies in all key financial centres.

King Worldwide Investor Relations was created through the merger of Taylor Rafferty, the leading specialist IR consultancy, and Capital Precision, the premier capital markets intelligence company. We are the only provider to offer senior level advice combined with in-house capital markets analytics, and the full spectrum of IR programme implementation.

King Worldwide Investor Relations provides clients with insights based on the most advanced capital markets research and the option for truly cohesive IR programming, management, and advice.

We are part of King Worldwide, a leading global Financial Communications and Stakeholder Management Group. Formed in 2007, the King Worldwide family also includes the leading proxy solicitation company D.F. King, Europe’s fastest growing financial PR consultancy M:Communications, and the top ranked online communications firm Hallvarsson and Halvarsson.

RBC Capital Markets is a full-service investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to institutions, corporations, governments and high net worth clients around the world. With over 6,300 professional and support staff, we maintain 75 offices in 15 countries and deliver our products and services through operations in North America, the U.K, Europe and Asia Pacific. According to Bloomberg Markets Magazine, we are consistently ranked among the top 20 global investment banks.

RBC Capital Markets is part of a leading provider of financial services, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Operating since 1869, RBC is among the largest banks in the world, as measured by market capitalization, and has one of the highest credit ratings of any financial institution (Aa1/AA-).

Black Sun is a world leader corporate reporting. We help businesses – from large quoted global organisations to recent IPOs – to build greater confidence and trust with their investors and other key stakeholders. We do this by growing, developing and creating value from their corporate reporting programmes. With our unique research and insight led approach, we bridge the gap between the legal and regulatory aspects of reporting and the content and creative elements of communications.

We provide our clients with insight and advice on changing legislative and regulatory developments, along with a unique understanding of best practice and a commitment to creative excellence which ensure that all communications are delivered in an open, transparent and relevant way.



Russian Institute of Directors (RID) – was established in 2001 by the largest Russian companies in 2001 to develop, implement and monitor standards of corporate governance in Russia.

RID is a leading expert resource consulting center on corporate governance and a key contributor to the drafting and improvement of the Russian Code of Corporate Conduct. It took part in developing of the Declaration of Principles of the Professional Community of Corporate Directors and the National Corporate Governance Rating (a consortium with Expert RA rating agency). RID is a coordinator of the National Register of Professional Corporate Directors.

CIS Investment Banking & Private Equity is part of East Society Group that was established in spring 2008 with main aim to provide a platform to bring together Investment Banking, Private Equity and Advisory professionals working with CIS region and based in the UK or across Russia & CIS. In less than three years the group reached 3,000 members. Current members represent all major banks, financial institutions, family offices, private equity, advisory firms, and corporates with active operations in Russia & CIS. The group currently operates from the UK, with operations and large number of active members currently based in USA, Western Europe and across Russia & CIS. The group actively supports Russia & CIS activities of its members.



EmergingMarkets.me is an online service for Emerging Markets capital markets professionals. Our focus is capital markets and the engines which power the economies of Russia, CIS and other Emerging Markets. We address issues in investment banking, asset management, fund management, M&A, equity markets, debt markets, private equity, custody, trading and technology by providing the latest in news, opinion and analysis.

Interfax Group is recognised as a major provider of accurate and reliable financial and industry specific news and reports from the Emerging Markets of Russia, CIS and China. Interfax Group has a global operational network, with over 1,000 Interfax staff daily turning out over 4000 stories in more than 70 bureaus worldwide. Our online Russian company database called “SPARK” is the most comprehensive corporate registry and profiling tool for Russian companies. Sparkl is updated in real time from a host of official Russian sources, and provides professionals with the unique facility to analyse full financials, compare, link, benchmark companies, carry out due diligence and compliance, risk analysis, check ownership and directors. For any enquiry please call +44 (0)20 3004 6201 or email us at mail@interfax.co.uk .

World Finance Review is a quarterly publication dedicated to promoting investments into emerging economies. For a number of years World Finance Review has been working with Governments and National Banks to attract international businesses and to foster direct investments inflow into Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
World Finance Review strives to provide accurate and objective information and cutting edge analysis of trends and developments in economy, banking and finance, oil and gas, technology and innovations, investment climate and environmental issues.

Editorial content of World Finance Review is contributed by global financial institutions and development organisations, governments and national banks, as well as by consultants, analysts and freelance journalists.

The readership of World Finance Review is of the highest level, incorporating top decision makers and business people from all around the globe: CEOs and CFOs, private investors and entrepreneurs, representatives of banks and financial institutions.

RUSTOCKS.com is the 1st Russian IR web-portal. Developed and maintained by CapitalLogica, PRIME-TASS Media Limited and RusIndex, the portal is the only English-language on-line communication channel between Russian companies and international markets. It aggregates original corporate materials, company profiles, Russian Stock Market data, brokers forecasts and research, as well as news line and press clipping of major market events.

Private Equity Russia&CIS Journal (PERCIS) – your guide to private equity investments in Russia and the CIS, the leading private equity edition in the region. The magazine is owned by AllEquityFunds – media group, also the owner of the largest Russian private equity Web portal in the region – AllEquityFunds.com.