The VTB Capital Investment Forum: New York session reaches a successful close

The second annual VTB Capital Investment Forum: New York reached a successful close. The event was attended by the leading global and Russian experts, investors, and representatives of government and key economic agencies. 

Over 400 one-on-one meetings between the heads of leading Russian corporations and investors took place during the Forum. VTB Capital’s landmark event attracted almost 400 delegates, including 220 investors and representatives of 28 companies. 

During the three days of the Forum participants discussed a wide range of topics relevant to the current Russian and global economies. Among them were: developing markets monetary policy; long-term outlook on Russia’s financial situation; modernization of Russia’s financial market; and the prospects of the metals and mining industry. 

The sessions were attended by: Alexei Moiseev, Deputy Finance Minister; Tito Cordella, Deputy Chief Economist for Latin America, World Bank; Laurence Kotlikoff, an American economist and professor at Boston University; and Abdullah Yavaz, Member of the Board of the Central Bank of Turkey, as well as other world-class experts. 

On the second day of the Forum a joint session was held by VTB Capital Investment Management and the Institutional Investor magazine on “How to make money in Russia today”. It was attended by the leading portfolio managers and investment management experts. 

The final day of the Forum was dedicated to one-to-one meetings between representatives of Russian companies and international investors. 

Alexei Yakovitsky, Global CEO at VTB Capital, said: “VTB Capital is playing a vital role in the development of economic relations between Russia and the leading financial centers, including the US. I am sure that the VTB Capital Forum in New York will become a good tradition and will contribute to the further strengthening of Russian companies’ business reputation in global capital markets.”