IV Russian Private Equity Congress

October 25, 2012, Moscow
Novotel Moscow Center (23 Novoslobodskaya Str.)
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09:00–09:45 Registration, morning coffee
Conference opening
09:45–11:15 Russia's attractiveness for international PE&VC investors and formation of an internal class of PE&VC investors
Moderator: Kirill Samsonov, Executive Director, NAURAN
Kirill Kudimov, Senior Vice President, Russian Direct Investment Fund Investment programs of the Russian Direct Investment Fund
Petr Lukyanov, IR Director, The Skolkovo Foundation What investors should expect from Skolkovo: tax benefits and non-dilutive financing to portfolio companies
Andrey Yashunsky, Vice President, Hi Capital Russian equity market, LP’s point of view
Ivan Zyuzin, Investment Director, Baring Vostok Capital Partners Baring Vostok's investment strategy and co-investment with regional and international partners
11:15–11:35 Coffee Break
11:35–13:05 How funds create value: recipes from top managers
Moderator: Anton Klyachin, Managing Partner, Salomon Partners
Dmitry Fedosov, Investment Director, Aton Capital Partners How value is added: industry consensus view, empirical results, ACP own experience
Anton Klyachin, Managing Partner, Salomon Partners Conflicts with portfolio companies: courts, theft, risk mitigation etc.
Alyona Osipova, Chief Investment Officer, Fast Lane Ventures Investing in Russian Internet and approaches to investment of Fast Lane Ventures
Alexander Voronkov, Head of Investment Department, VIYM Moscow, Venture Investments & Yield Management Creating value in project companies of private equity funds
Alexandre Prost-Gargoz, Head of Private Equity, Alter Domus Fund success - 20% bright idea, 80% due execution
13:05–13:30 Russia РЕ Awards Ceremony
13:30–14:30 Lunch
14:30–16:00 Investment strategies of the funds
Moderator: Kudrat Nurmatov, Head of Corporate Finance Department, Baker Tilly Russaudit
Ivan Litvintsev, Managing Director, UFG Private Equity Active portfolio management in private equity: the key factor to drive superior performance in the current environment
Alexei Zakharko, Partner, SALANS Risk allocation when exiting from investment
Andrey Shimkevich, Chairman of the Board, LEDOKOL Private Equity Working with distressed assets
Natalia Drebezgina, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Corporate governance in Russian companies. Minority shareholder rights
Konstantin Magaletskyi, Principal, Horizon Capital Horizon Capital's approaches to investing: investment-attractive sector of Ukrainian economy
Eduard Kucherov, Head of Legal and Tax Department, Baker Tilly Russaudit How recent changes in the Russian law and actions of the regulators affect international PE and M&A transactions
16:00–16:15 Coffee Break
16:15–17:40 Other classes of alternative investments
Moderator: Kirill Samsonov, Executive Director, NAURAN
Anton Epifanov, General Director, Levenhuk Levenhuk’s IPO as an opportunity to invest in a dynamically growing company
Natalia Plugar, CEO, VTB Capital Asset Management Russian institutional investors and alternative assets
Elena Zheleznova, Managing Partner, UFS IC Effective instruments. Investing in gold
17:40 A cocktail reception after the official part of the conference