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  • Jul 07, 2017 40 Images in gallery Ukraine Investor Day - London

    Dragon Capital and UkraineInvest Hold Investment Conference in London

    The event in Corinthia Hotel brought together around 80 directors and portfolio managers from U.S. and European institutions invested in Ukrainian equities and debt instruments, including Ashmore Group, Franklin Templeton, BNP Paribas Investment Management, BlackRock, BlueCrest, Fidelity Investments, Pictet Asset Management, Pioneer, T Rowe Price and others. In total, the conference was attended by about 150 people.

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    • Mar 22, 2017 68 Images in gallery 13th Annual Ukraine Investor Conference

      Dragon Capital held its 13th Annual Ukraine Investor Conference on March 16-17 in Kyiv. The event gathered close to 300 guests, including more than 100 international and local investors along with top management of leading Ukrainian companies as well as representatives of international financial institutions and western diplomats. The increased number of participants compared to previous years leaves us optimistic about Ukraine’s prospects as an investment destination.

         
      • Mar 15, 2016 52 Images in gallery 12th Annual Ukraine Investor Conference

        Dragon Capital held its 12th Annual Ukraine Investor Conference on March 10-11 in Kyiv. The event gathered close to 300 guests — more than 100 international investors,  local investors as well as top management of leading Ukrainian companies, who took the opportunity to gain fresh insights into the economic and political situation in Ukraine and communicate directly with government officials, representatives of international financial institutions and the country’s largest companies in order to make investment decisions.

        The conference program featured a keynote speech by the speaker of Ukrainian parliament followed by panel discussions attended by government ministers, the National Bank governor, the CEO of Naftogaz Ukrainy, and representatives of Ukraine’s major Western creditors and partners including the U.S., the EU, the IMF and the EBRD. The conference sessions also included a panel discussion on Ukrainian civil society and fight against corruption, attended by Odessa Regional Administration head and former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili.

           
        • Feb 26, 2015 36 Images in gallery 11th Annual Ukraine Investor Conference

          Dragon Capital held its 11th Annual Ukraine Investor Conference on Feb. 17-18 in Kyiv. Despite the country’s tense security situation and economic challenges predictably affecting investor sentiment, the conference was attended by over 100 international investors as well as about 200 local investors and Ukrainian companies.

          The conference featured keynote speakers including former Deputy PM and Finance Minister of Slovakia Ivan Miklos, Verkhovna Rada Deputy Speaker Oksana Syroyid, and Deputy Head of Presidential Administration Dmytro Shymkiv. The conference sessions included a meeting with Cabinet ministers, a macroeconomic panel discussion attended by National Bank Governor Valeria Gontareva, and a food & agriculture workshop.

             
          • Apr 03, 2014 40 Images in gallery 10th Annual Ukraine Investor Conference

            Dragon Capital held its 10th Annual Ukraine Investor Conference on April 2-3 in Kyiv. More than 120 international investors from the EU, U.S. and Russia, as well as more than 100 local investors and Ukrainian companies attended the anniversary event to learn more about the economic and political situation in Ukraine and the newly appointed government’s reform agenda.

            Dragon Capital has held its annual investor conference for 10 years now, regardless of the domestic political situation, and it has come to be valued by investors for the opportunity to communicate directly with government officials, representatives of international financial institutions and top managers of the country’s largest companies in order to make informed decisions about investing in Ukraine.

            Sharing their vision of Ukraine’s economic development with investors this year were Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, NBU Governor Stepan Kubiv, presidential candidate and lawmaker Petro Poroshenko as well as government ministers Ostap Semerak, Pavlo Sheremeta, Ihor Bilous, Vitaliy Naumenko, Vitaliy Lisovenko, Andriy Dykun. Officials from the IMF, the EU Delegation and the U.S. Embassy as well as Ukrainian political analysts, academics and journalists also attended the event. Representatives of Ukrainian banks as well as companies from the agricultural sector, energy, metallurgy, real estate, transport and engineering held meetings with foreign investors.

               
            • Feb 27, 2013 40 Images in gallery 9th Annual Ukraine Investor Conference

              Dragon Capital’s 9th Annual Investor Conference (February 27-28, 2013) was attended by representatives of more than 50 leading global and regional mutual funds and investment banks such as Ashmore Group, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Templeton Asset Management and others.

              In total, the conference was attended by over 300 representatives of Western and local investors, politicians and top management of the leading Ukrainian companies. Leading Ukrainian companies which plan to raise debt and equity financing on Western markets were able to share their results and plans for the future during the one-on-one meetings between investors and listed companies and separate workshops on specific bond and equity investment opportunities. Among such companies were MHP, Avangard, Agroton, Astarta, Mriya Agro Holding, Kernel, Motor Sich, DTEK, Coal Energy and other companies, which represent agriculture, oil & gas, machine building, power engineering and other strategically important sectors of the Ukrainian economy.

                 
              • Sep 21, 2012 19 Images in gallery Dragon Capital organized an agricultural investor trip

                Kyiv, September 19-21, 2012 — Dragon Capital organized its first agricultural investor trip, including site visits of five leading domestic agribusiness Astarta Holding, IMC, Kernel Holding, Ovostar Union and Milkiland. About 20 foreign portfolio investors from Europe, Russia, the US and Asia participated in the event.

                “Recently foreign media (especially Polish) have been criticizing the quality of Ukrainian public companies and the risks associated with investing in the country. During the three intensive days investors were able to clearly see that these five WSE-listed companies have impressive assets and can deliver on the promises they have been making. We believe such trips help to improve the trust and loyalty of investors regarding Ukrainian assets”, says Dmytro Tarabakin, Managing Director, Dragon Capital.

                The companies showcased their business models, assets and technology. Guests were able to visit facilities including hen houses, grain and oilseed crop storage sites, sunflower and potato harvesting fields, hard cheese production and packaging workshops, and oil bottling and packaging facilities.

                   
                • The Dragon Capital’s 8th Annual Investor Conference, which was held in Kyiv on March 22-23, 2012, gathered investors and representatives of Ukrainian companies, leading Ukrainian politicians and businessmen to discuss political and macroeconomic issues facing Ukraine, as well as the business conditions prevailing in the key sectors of the country’s economy. 

                  The event was attended by fund managers and bankers representing institutions investing directly in Ukraine and across the region, collectively managing about $5bn in the Ukrainian equity market and over $15bn in bonds issued by local corporates. This year’s conference participants included 180 representatives of more than 90 leading global and regional mutual funds and investment banks such as Goldman Sachs, Charlemagne Capital, Danske Capital, CIM, East Capital, ING Investment Management, Prosperity, Spinnaker and others.

                  Investors met the top-management of nearly 30 leading Ukrainian companies, which plan to draw debt and equity financing on the western markets. Among such companies were MHP, Avangard, Agroton, Astarta, Mriya Agro Holding, Kernel, Motor Sich, DTEK, Coal Energy and other companies, which represent agriculture, oil & gas, machine building, power engineering and other strategically important sectors of the Ukrainian economy.

                     
                  • On March 30 - April 1, 2011, Dragon Capital, Ukraine’s leading investment company, gathered leading Ukrainian politicians, businesspeople and international financial organizations at its 7th Annual Investor Conference. Nearly 200 representatives of major investors and key Ukrainian issuers attneded the event. Mykola Azarov, Prime Minister of Ukraine, addressed the audience with his keynote speech.

                    Please also watch videos from the conference.

                       
                    • Aug 31, 2010 4 Images in gallery Launch of Europe Virgin Fund

                      Dragon Capital today announced the launch of Europe Virgin Fund (EVF), a private equity fund and its first closing raising $45 million. The Fund will invest in fast growing companies in a wide range of private sector mid-sized businesses with primary operations in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova and will acquire majority or significant minority stakes. The industry focus will be on FMCG, retail, industrial, telecom, media, technology, pharmaceuticals, construction materials and financial services companies. The target size of the Fund is $200 million for its final closing expected mid 2011.

                         
                      • Mar 19, 2010 24 Images in gallery Dragon Capital’s 6th Annual Investor Conference

                        On March 18-19, 2010 Dragon Capital held its 6th Annual Investor Conference, a premier forum to discuss Ukraine’s macroeconomic and political outlook following the presidential elections and formation of the new government. Traditionally, this event brings together major Foreign investors and senior Ukrainian government officials.

                           
                         
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