Organisers, Sponsors and Partners 2021


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:

MHP is the largest producer and exporter of chicken in Ukraine. The company specializes in the production of chicken and, in particular, the cultivation of cereals, as well as other agricultural activities (manufacture of meat and sausage products and ready-to-eat meat products).

Today, MHP is:

  • The leading producer of poultry meat in Europe with one of the strongest food brands in Ukraine.

  • One of the largest grain producers in Ukraine with significant growth potential.

  • The largest producer on the meat processing market in Ukraine.

Annual Society Investment Education Sponsor:

Blackshield Capital Group is a team of ambitious financial market players, specializing in providing a comprehensive set of services for wealthy clients and companies from Eastern Europe, including corporate finance and consulting, asset and transaction structuring, wealth management. The management of the company has been developing its expertise in the international banking and investment industry for more than 15 years, working at Barclays Investment Bank, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, Citibank, HSBC Bank.

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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 global network of independent member firms that provide services in audit, consulting, tax, financial advisory, risk advisory and related services. With global revenue of USD 47.6 billion in FY2020, Deloitte is the largest professional services firm in the world. Deloitte operates in more than 150 countries, with over 330,000 professionals.

With a globally connected network of member firms and more than 25 years of operation in Ukraine, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges and offering comprehensive, integrated solutions for businesses operating in power, natural resources, mining sectors, life sciences and health care, technology, media and telecommunications, consumer, financial, public, and social sectors.

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:

Diligent Capital Partners is an independent mid-market private equity firm uniting a strong team with over two decades of private equity experience in CEE.