Organisers, Sponsors and Partners 2020

Organiser:




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:

https://www.basf.com/


About BASF

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. More than 117,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €59 billion in 2019. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at www.basf.com.


About BASF’s Agricultural Solutions division

With a rapidly growing population, the world is increasingly dependent on our ability to develop and maintain sustainable agriculture and healthy environments. Working with farmers, agricultural professionals, pest management experts and others, it is our role to help make this possible. That’s why we invest in a strong R&D pipeline and broad portfolio, including seeds and traits, chemical and biological crop protection, soil management, plant health, pest control and digital farming. With expert teams in the lab, field, office and in production, we connect innovative thinking and down-to-earth action to create real world ideas that work – for farmers, society and the planet. In 2019, our division generated sales of €7.8 billion. For more information, please visit www.agriculture.basf.com or any of our social media channels.


Ukraine Main Partner:


https://www.icu.ua/en



ICU is 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:


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: www.kpmg.ua.






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.



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 www.deloitte.ua for a more details.


https://www.ey.com/uk_ua



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: http://www.ey.com/careers



https://www.umginvestments.com/en/

UMG Investments is a leading investment firm that combines an ambitious entrepreneurial spirit with years of experience and а thorough knowledge of investing in Ukraine.UMG Investments was founded by the SCM in 2006 to manage commodity assets. Since its creation, UMG Investments has expanded its range of activities and changed its business model from a management to an investment company. Today, UMG Investments starts and develops businesses with high growth potential. In 2019, the value of assets managed by UMG Investments company exceeded $ 500 million.The investment focus:
  • Mining
  • Recycling solutions
  • Production of commodity goods and services

If your would like to become a sponsor or partner, please feel free to contact us for more details.