National Securities & Stock Market Commission of Ukraine
Co-Head, EMEA DCM Syndicate,
Chief Financial Officer,
Strategy & Finance Director,
Chief Financial Officer,
Managing Partner / Head of Research,
Director, Corporate Finance & Treasury,
Investor Relations Manager,
Director of Strategy,
Senior EM Sovereign Strategist,
BlueBay Asset Management
Global Head of Emerging Markets,
Senior EM Debt Fund Manager,
Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management
Partner & Head of Research,
Emso Asset Management
Senior International Advisor,
Ambassador of Ukraine to the UK
Head of Office,
National Investment Council
Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine
State Property Fund of Ukraine
State Service of Geology and Subsoil of Ukraine
Director, Government & International Affairs,
Ukrainian Gas TSO
Regional Director, Business Origination,
UK Export Finance
Regional Manager, Ukraine, Belarus & Moldova,
International Finance Corporation
Director of Corporate Research,
National Bank of Ukraine
Chairman of the Board,
Chairman of the Management Board,
Member of the Board of Directors,
National Bank of Ukraine
Head of Macroeconomic Research,
Chairman of the Management Board,
Minister for Development of Economy, Trade & Agriculture of Ukraine
Associate Managing Director,
Moody’s Investors Service
The Ukrainian Investment Roadshow is renowned as the annual platform for Ukraine’s leading corporates to come together and meet with the City of London’s most influential emerging markets fund managers, investment bankers and advisors and a wide range of stakeholders from London’s financial community, not to mention numerous present and potential strategic investors.
Ukraine’s macroeconomic performance pre-COVID was the strongest for a number of years with solid GDP growth, low inflation and the hryvnia being the fastest appreciating currency worldwide against the dollar. Against this backdrop, a record number of Ukrainian entities, both sovereign and corporate, successfully accessed the international Debt Capital Markets, while the domestic government bond market saw record levels of foreign investment.
This year’s Roadshow takes place at its usual time in the run-up to Christmas and will, of course, be virtual. Each day there will be a 90-minute session, ensuring you have time for your other essential tasks. The sessions will take place in the afternoon GMT, ensuring that the largest number of investors worldwide will be able to join live.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear first-hand from key Ukrainian officials about macroeconomic policy and priorities to further improve the investment climate. In addition you will hear from Ukraine’s leading companies about their plans for capital raising and strategic development, as well as international investors’ appetite for Ukrainian issuers and what opportunities exist for international advisors and financiers to share their experience and expertise.
Our organising team has been responsible for holding the definitive Ukrainian investment conferences in London over the course of the last 20 years and this year’s virtual Roadshow is one of the most eagerly anticipated.
The Ukrainian Investment Roadshow regularly attracts senior executives from such organisations as:
Many, many more expected online!
“A great and perfectly organised event!”
Alina Slyusarchuk, Executive Director, Research, Morgan Stanley
“Thank you for the invitation to a great Roadshow – it was really informative and we made many interesting new contacts”
Roman Korsak, Shareholder, VolWest Group
“Thank you for the excellent two days – very interesting and lively”
Andrew Edmondson, Investment Manager, Ashmore Group
“The conference was a success – thanks for a great set-up”
Mykola Kovalski, Director, Development & Investor Relations, Astarta-Kyiv
“It was a great event with useful networking and presentations of the opportunities in Ukraine”
Olga Afanasyeva, Executive Director, Ukrainian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association
Webinar 1: Ukraine’s Macroeconomic Outlook For 2021 And Key Government Initiatives To Stimulate Economic Growth And Increase Levels Of FDI
14:00 – 15:30 GMT, Monday, 7th December
How is the Ukrainian economy weathering the pandemic to date?
An overview of Ukraine’s macroeconomic outlook for 2021 – predicted GDP growth and lowering of inflation, interest rates and the budget deficit
Highlighting key priorities measures of the National Bank of Ukraine to ensure macroeconomic stability and growth and to lower the cost of borrowing for business. Reaffirming the commitment to maintain the NBU’s independence
Priority areas of dialogue and support from the International Financial Institutions. When can the next IMF tranche be expected now?
How can the investment community be reassured that the Constitutional Court will not be allowed to dismantle anti-corruption legislation?
Webinar 2: An Overview Of The Ukrainian Banking Sector As Digitalisation And Efficiency Drive Profits
14:00 – 15:30 GMT, Tuesday, 8th December
How has the banking sector fared during the pandemic and associated economic challenges?
How far and how soon is the government looking to lower its presence in the banking sector and what is the timescale for part-privatisations or trade sales?
Is consolidation of the Ukrainian banking sector complete?
Case studies of the strategic development plans of the state-owned banks and a progress report on corporate governance
How are the state-owned banks meeting the challenges of improving business processes, raising operational efficiency and credit risk standards
What are the main growth segments in the retail banking environment
To what extent is the growth in popularity of digital banking driving innovation and greater efficiency in the sector
Webinar 3: The Outlook For UK – Ukraine Trade & Investment With A Focus On Infrastructure And New Projects Opportunities
14:00 – 15:30 GMT, Thursday, 10th December
Identifying commercial opportunities being created by the UK-Ukraine Political, Free Trade and Strategic Partnership Agreement
How to ensure that UK Export Finance’s £2.5 billion cover for Ukraine can have the maximum benefit for both parties
When will the large-scale privatisation programme be relaunched and the timeline for the sale of some of the most attractive assets?
An overview of priority industry sectors for investment and key achievements and goals for the business environment
Appraising upcoming Production Sharing Agreements and licencing rounds in the oil & gas sector
Conducting a national inventory of mineral deposits to prepare for the auctions of mining licences. Which deposits have the most commercial potential – amber, gold, lithium, kaolin and manganese
Utilising the Concession and PPP models to deliver major transport infrastructure projects, including Sea Ports, Road-building, Railways Stations and Airports. Drawing on UK experience
Webinar 4: The Ukrainian Sovereign And Corporates’ Capital-Raising Activities And Plans To Access The International Capital Markets
14:00 – 15:30 GMT, Tuesday, 15th December
What are the Sovereign’s plans for accessing the international debt capital markets in the foreseeable future? Appraising the pricing of and the demand for the latest issue
International investor demand for Ukrainian Eurobonds and investor sentiment towards the Sovereign and SOEs. How soon will the Sovereign return to the market?
Case studies of internationally-listed groups and those active in the capital markets, their finance-raising plans and investor sentiment to the Ukraine story
Equity capital markets: how soon can we expect new international listings from Ukraine-focused companies?
State-owned enterprises and banks – progress in corporate governance, strategic vision and preparations for eventual IPOs and privatisations
Priorities of the Ukrainian regulator to grow the depth and liquidity of the domestic capital markets
Moves to deepen the domestic bond market and increase the share of non-residents in the portfolio
Webinar 4B – Investor Views On The General Characteristics Of The Ukrainian Bond Market
15:30 - 16:30 GMT, Tuesday, 15th December
State of current market for bond issuance and investors’ current sentiment towards Ukrainian sovereign and corporate credit risk
Characteristics of successful issuers – amount of leverage at Ukrainian companies, state of balance sheets, access to financing
Types and characteristics of market instruments available for borrowers: hard currency bonds, local currency (hryvnia) bonds, potential for and market conditions required for dollar bonds linked to hryvnia, short-term notes, bonds issued with security or guarantees, other
Legal environment for issuance by Ukrainian companies
Investors’ perspectives on the recent performance of the Ukrainian bond market and the outlook going forward
Small group / 1:1 breakout Q&A sessions between companies and investors
16:30 - 17:30 GMT, Tuesday, 15th December