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.

Subject Company:

Nestlé S.A. was founded in 1867 in Switzerland. This is the largest food and beverage company in the world with sales of CHF 89.8 billion (2017). The company owns 413 factories in 85 countries around the world with 323 thousand employees. Nestlé products  - coffee and beverages, confectionery, culinary, baby food, healthcare nutrition,  ice cream, chilled and frozen food, cereals, mineral water - about 8 500 brands in the world. The most well-known brands Nescafe, Maggi, Nesquik, Gerber, KitKat, Purina. 

Nestlé operates in Ukraine since 1994. In 1998 Nestlé S.A. acquired a major stake (96.96%) of JSC "Svitoch" (Lviv). In May 2003 LLC "Nestle Ukraine" was established in Kyiv to conduct operational and marketing activities. In 2003 Nestlé S.A. acquired 100% shares of JSC "Volynholdintg" (Volyn region) (TM "Torchyn"). In 2010 Nestlé S.A. has acquired "Technokom" LLC (Kharkiv, TM "Mivina"). 

Nestlé in Ukraine is included into Zone EMENA (Europe, Middle East and North Africa) headed by Marco Settembri. The main categories in Ukraine are culinary (TM "Torchyn", "Mivina"), beverages (TM «Nescafe», «Nesquik»), confectionery (TM «Svitoch», «KitKat» «Nuts», «Lion» etc.) as well as baby food, breakfast cereals  and petcare. 

In 2011 Nestlé Business Service in Europe (NBS Lviv) started operations in Lviv. Share service center employing 1 300 specialists active in the field of finance, human resources and other areas for businesses of Nestlé in Europe and America. 

For more than 20 years of activities in Ukraine Nestlé has invested about CHF 300 Mio. 

Nestlé in Ukraine employs 5 500 people. 

Nestlé in Ukraine takes an active part in public life and different social initiatives as educational program for elementary school children on building healthy eating habits, development of sustainable agriculture, youth employment opportunities and caring for environment activities.

Ukraine Main Partner:

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. We currently manage over $500m in assets.

Our veteran investment team has experience in private equity, venture capital, 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 our in-house team of research economists.

We aim to provide our 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.

Principal Sponsors:

FinPoint is a leading independent investment banking adviser in the CIS market with significant number of completed transactions across the full advisory spectrum in recent years. FinPoint is affiliated partner of Rothschild in Ukraine providing clients with comfort of direct domestic market access combined with advisory franchise of the highest international quality. In cooperation with Rothschild, FinPoint advised on the most landmark transactions in the region, including unprecedented in the CIS US$1.1bn Mriya’s debt restructuring implying debt-to-equity conversion and US$3bn Eurobond issue marking Ukraine’s return to international capital markets.

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.

Official Sponsors:

Blackshield Capital Management is a managing company of a Hedge Fund Blackshield Exponential Technologies LP. Having a strong background in asset management, Blackshield Capital is now focused on investing in stocks of innovative companies and technology sector with a potential for exponential growth. Blackshield Capital combines experience, sophistication, connections and a range of investment solutions with the client-centric focus of an independent investment boutique. More information at:
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:

EY is a globally-integrated professional services organization that provides advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. We are committed to doing our part to build a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities, and we are united by our shared values and a dedication to delivering exceptional client service.

Working at EY you gain experience, contacts, friendship and qualities that are of value to you throughout your career, where ever you work. Learn more about our lifelong relationship by visiting:

Concorde Capital is a leading Ukrainian investment bank providing a full range of brokerage and investment banking services.

The company was founded in 2004 and has attracted more than $3 billion in capital for Ukrainian companies in the metallurgical, oil & gas, chemical, agricultural, automobile, pharmaceutical and real estate sectors. 

Concorde Capital was recognized as the Best Analytics on the Ukraine bond market by Cbonds Awards CIS-2018. Сoncorde Capital earned second place in the Ukraine: Analyst category in the 2018 Thomson Reuters Extel survey.

CEO and Founder of Concorde Capital is Igor Mazepa.


CIVITTA is a leading independent management consultancy in Emerging Europe established by a team of professionals with diverse experience in international consulting companies, entrepreneurial initiatives, leading private sector companies, and government organizations. 

We cover a wide range of services, including management consulting, grants and project management, market research and customer data analytics, entrepreneurship support and startups, public policy and development. 

We aim to bring the right minds together to challenge the boundaries and make meaningful changes for our clients.

SimCorp provides integrated, best-in-class investment management solutions to the world’s leading asset managers, fund managers, asset servicers, pension and insurance funds, wealth managers and sovereign wealth funds.

Whether deployed on premise or as an ASP solution, its core system, SimCorp Dimension, supports the entire investment value chain and range of instruments, all based on a market-leading Investment Book of Record. SimCorp invests around 20% of its annual revenue in R&D, helping clients develop their business and stay ahead of ever-changing industry demands.

Listed on NASDAQ Copenhagen, SimCorp is a global company, regionally covering all of Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit

Energy company DTEK is ...
  • Leader in the development of wind and solar power plants in Ukraine
  • No. 1 on volume of gas extraction among private companies
  • Operator of 16 coal mines and 9 TPPs
  • Electricity supplier for 3.6 million customers
  • Founder of the network for charging STRUM for electric cars

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.

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