CFA Society Ukraine is the Ukrainian Society of Investment Professionals that unites more than 200 representatives of the investment profession within the country. The organization is non-governmental, non-for-profit, run by volunteers and is part of the worldwide network of Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) societies that are member societies of CFA Institute.

The Mission of CFA Society Ukraine is to bring value to its members and the community by leading the investment profession in Ukraine through setting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence. CFA Ukraine key objectives are to create a local investment professional network, to provide comprehensive continuous educational opportunities, to provide career development and job placement opportunities for its members, to increase awareness in Ukraine about CFA Program and CFA designation as the global standard for investment profession, to enhance implementation of CFA Institute principals of ethics, education and professional excellence within the investment industry in Ukraine.

Principal Sponsor:

ICU is an independent asset management, private equity and investment advisory firm specialising in the emerging markets of Central and Eastern Europe.

Founded in 2006 by senior investment professionals from ING, ICU is Ukraine's leading asset manager. ICU currently manages over $400m in assets. Since 2010 ICU’s flagship CIS Opportunities Fund has delivered returns exceeding 16 percent per year, net of fees, versus less than 1% annual returns for the HFRI Emerging Markets Russia/Eastern Europe Index over the same period.

ICU’s veteran investment team has experience in private equity, high yield corporate debt, distressed debt, restructurings and other special situations across a number of emerging markets. Investment decisions are supported by robust macroeconomic and sectoral analyses from the in-house team of research economists.

ICU aims to provide its clients with superior risk-adjusted returns across a number of asset classes. The firm is expanding its reach into key European markets via a combination of organic growth and acquisition and continues to expand the range its investment offerings. 

Official Sponsors:

Deloitte is a brand uniting more than 240 thousand professionals in independent firms operating in 150 countries of the world. Deloitte provides audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, tax and related services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries.

Deloitte serves 4 out of 5 Fortune Global 500 companies. With a globally connected network of member firms, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte's professionals are committed to making an impact that matters. Please visit our website for a more details.

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KPMG operates as a global network of independent member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services. We operate in 155 countries and have more than 174,000 people working in member firms around the world. 

KPMG has been working in Ukraine since 1992, and our goal has always been to use the firm's global intellectual potential, combined with the practical experience of our Ukrainian professionals, to help leading companies to achieve their goals. KPMG’s intellectual capital – the people we hire – give us a competitive edge in strengthening our presence in today’s most dynamic industries. Join our team of professionals to develop to your full potential through the countless opportunities available to grow your skills:

Founded in 1812, in New York, Citi has become a pioneer in creating a global network of branches and has locations in more than a hundred countries as of 2016. We started a “world expansion” in 1902 by opening branches across Europe and Asia and since then we garnered a reputation of the bank, that gives its clients access to banking services around the world.

Citi has operated in Ukraine since 1997. We provide clients with the best products, most competitive solutions and the highest level of service and reliability. Citi has become a leading bank in Ukraine, working with more than 400 multinationals and top tier Ukrainian corporations representing virtually all sectors of the Ukrainian economy and providing a wide range of corporate banking and investment products.

DTEK is Ukraine’s largest energy group with assets in coal mining, electricity generation and distribution, alternative energy and gas production. 

DTEK companies in 11 regions of Ukraine employ over 75 000 people. 

DTEK supplies electricity and heat to 3.3 million households and over 82,500 industrial companies.

Since 2005, when the company was established, DTEK has tripled our coal production, our electricity generation has grown fourfold, and the electricity distribution has increased fivefold.

DTEK has commissioned the deepest gas well in Ukraine (6 750 m) and are the country’s leading privately-owned natural gas producer.

Botievo Wind Farm is not only the largest wind farm in Ukraine, but is also among the top five largest wind parks in Central and Eastern Europe.

DTEK has invested over USD 5 bln in modernizing of our companies and making them more efficient, safe and environmentally friendly.

DTEK has committed over USD 1 bln to supporting local communities where our employees live and work.

The programs they support include energy efficiency, medicine, entrepreneurship, infrastructure improvement, local governance and community development initiatives.

Specializes in development of energy projects in Ukraine. The company combines over 30 years of international energy development and management expertise with in-depth understanding of local market.

Information Sponsor:

CaseWare Analytics is a fintech company focused on providing solutions for auditors, finance professionals and compliance officers in the banking, accounting, government, healthcare, utilities, insurance and online retail sectors. Our solutions include IDEA Data Analysis software for auditors, CaseWare AML Compliance for compliance officers and CaseWare P-Card Monitoring for purchase card managers.

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