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Sberbank CIB to take part in discussions at the XVIII St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

13.05.2014

Sberbank CIB1 top managers and experts will be taking part in the XVIII St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) as part of Sberbank’s delegation, which will be headed by Herman Gref, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Sberbank of Russia. This year the annual summit featuring political, business, and finance leaders from Russia and around the world will be held in Saint Petersburg from May 22-24 under the key theme “Sustaining Confidence in a World Undergoing Transformation.”

Sberbank CIB’s delegation will include Alexander Bazarov, Member of the Board, Senior Vice-President of Sberbank of Russia, Acting Head of Sberbank CIB; Maxim Safonov, Head of Global Markets Department, Managing Director; Mickael Gibault and Pavel Sokolov, Co-heads of Investment Banking Department, Managing Directors; Oscar Ratsin, Head of Sberbank Merchant Banking, Managing Director; Kirill Polishkin, Acting Head of Client Management Department; and Evgeny Gavrilenkov, Chief Economist, Managing Director. In addition, the heads of sector teams of the Client Management Department will attend as delegates.

Alexander Bazarov, Member of the Board, Senior Vice-President of Sberbank of Russia, Acting Head of Sberbank CIB, commented: “The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum is one of the country’s main discussion platforms at which important economic issues are deliberated and Russia’s paths of development are determined. We see the St. Petersburg forum as an excellent opportunity to engage with business partners, which results in us signing agreements and concluding deals with them.”

At SPIEF, Evgeny Gavrilenkov, Chief Economist, Managing Director at Sberbank CIB, will participate in the panel discussion “Models for Revamping Russian Industrial Competitiveness” that will focus on the strategies and steps that should be taken to put Russia on a path towards reaching its industrial potential.

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum is an annual Russian business event that concentrates on economic issues. The Forum has been held in St. Petersburg since 1997. The President of Russia has attended the forum since 2005.

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The Corporate & Investment Banking Business (Sberbank CIB) was created as part of the integration of Sberbank of Russia and Troika Dialog. Sberbank CIB’s key areas of activity are corporate finance (including trade finance), the documentary business2, investment banking services, trade operations with securities, and private equity. Sberbank of Russia’s Corporate & Investment Banking Business provides integrated financial solutions and investment advisory services to its clients, which include major corporations, financial institutions, sovereign states and federal and sub-federal government bodies and organisations.

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1On the basis of CJSC “Sberbank CIB”
2Banking products and services provided by Sberbank of Russia