Organisers, Sponsors and Partners 2020


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.

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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

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 or any of our social media channels.

Ukraine Main Partner:

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:

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 leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and related services. Our network of member firms in more than 150 countries and territories serves four out of five 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.
Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 330,000 people make an impact that matters at

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:

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.
Focus Areas:
  • Mining
  • By-product & Waste Management
  • Industrial Products  & services (incl. railway and seaport logistics)
  • Agri-processing
  • Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
  • IT & Consumer Goods

Masnavi is a private investment fund engaged in high-yield EM investments across a range of asset classes including real estate, capital markets, private equity & venture capital.

Futurra Group is a fast-growing Ukrainian IT company. Futurra Group successfully develops and promotes our own products: cross-platform mobile-first products, applications and casual games for iOS and Android, Smart Home products with 10+ million unique users every month. 

All projects have grown from idea to successful implementation within the company. Futurra Group is a high-performing team of young professionals and the right choice for your development because: 
  • create innovative products for the main world markets; 
  • solve non-trivial problems that immediately affect the product; 
  • are one of the largest partners of Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat in the CEE region and work with all key market players.
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Blackshield Capital Group provides a unique set of private banking and corporate services, developing and implementing an individual investment strategy for all asset classes according to your objectives and risk profile.

Blackshield Capital combines experience, sophistication, connections and a range of investment solutions with the client-centric focus of an independent investment boutique. Blackshield Capital expertises in a broad range of financial activities goes beyond traditional banking and investment services.

Blackshield Capital mission is to protect and increase our clients' capital. Blackshield Capital team of experienced professionals is committed to deliver long-term value to our clients seeking to protect their assets in a constantly changing world through effective asset management.
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If your would like to become a sponsor or partner, please feel free to contact us for more details.