New York, NY – Nov. 27, 2012-- Leading business executives, investors, and government officials led by Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) for the 2012 NYSE Russia Day on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. Hosted in conjunction with Vnesheconombank (VEB) and supported by Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), Cleary Gottlieb, BNY Mellon and Bloomberg TV, the half-day conference will offer insights into Russia’s economic outlook, investment opportunities, capital markets and privatization program.
The delegation of Russia's economic government officials and private company's CEOs will be led by Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. In the Russian government he is responsible for macroeconomic sector, including strategic infrastructure projects, privatization, finance/tax policy and Far East development.
Participants include: Alexander Voloshin, Head of Moscow International Financial Center Task Force; Olga Dergunova, Head of Federal Property Management Agency of the Russian Federation; Alexei Moiseev, Deputy Finance Minister of the Russian Federation, joined by chief executive officers, including Igor Zyuzin, Chairman of Mechel and Andrei Dubovskov (NYSE: MTL), CEO of Mobile TeleSystems “MTS” (NYSE: MBT) and investors in Russian and American companies.
“Russia Day at the NYSE is a unique opportunity to raise awareness of the growth of the Russian economy and discuss opportunities in our corporate sector," said Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister of The Russian Federation. "Russia is becoming an increasingly attractive destination for commercial development and investment and the potential of US-Russian trade and economic relations is enormous. Therefore, starting dialogue and building relationships with those who want to do business and invest in Russia are among our top priorities.”
“Russia Day at the NYSE will provide in-depth perspectives on the recent and anticipated changes in economic development in Russia while allowing participants to discuss strategic opportunities with market leaders, investors and top-level government officials,” said Albert Ganyushin, Head of Listings – International, NYSE Euronext. “Our goal is to increase awareness among the US investment and advisory community of the investment opportunities in Russia, the country's plans to accelerate and broaden its privatization program and the development of the Russian financial markets.”
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