Partners

OF THE RUSSIAN INVESTMENT FORUM

General sponsor

Official airline of the forum

Strategic partner

Official car of the forum

JSC VTB Bank

JSC VTB Bank, its subsidiary banks and financial organisations (VTB Group) is an international financial group, offering a wide range of financial and banking services and products in Russia, the CIS, and select countries of Europe, Asia, and Africa.

VTB Bank provides a full range of banking services through a wide network of branches. Its subsidiary organisations offer insurance, leasing, factoring and other financial services.

VTB Group has the most extensive international network of any Russian bank, with more than 20 banks and financial companies in more than 20 countries.

As of 31 December 2018, the Group was the second largest financial group in Russia by assets (RUB 14.760 trillion) and by customer accounts (RUB 10.403 trillion).

The Government of the Russian Federation is VTB Group’s main shareholder and owns 60.9% of the voting shares through the Federal Property Management Agency

Andrey Kostin — President and Chairman of VTB Bank Management Board, Member of the Supervisory Council, Chairman of the Strategy and Corporate Governance Committee


PJSC “Aeroflot”

Aeroflot is Russia’s largest airline and a proud member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance. Its hub is based at Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow. Aeroflot Group ranks among the top 20 global airline carriers by passenger traffic and plans to carry 90 – 100 million passengers by its centennial in 2023.

Aeroflot has a reputation for industry leading customer service. It has been certified with the 4-Star Airline Rating by Skytrax and named a Five Star Global Airline in APEX’s Official Airline Rating. Aeroflot has been named the World’s Strongest Airline Brand by Brand Finance. Aeroflot has also been recognized as World’s Leading Airline Brand at the World Travel Awards. It has been named Best China – Europe Transit Airline at the Star Awards from Travelling Scope Magazine.

Aeroflot’s fleet is the world’s youngest among airline companies with active passenger aircraft fleet of more than 100 units. As of the end of October 2019, it consisted of 249 aircraft: Airbus, Boeing and Sukhoi Superjet 100 airliners.

Aeroflot commits to the highest international standards for flight safety. It was the first Russian carrier to be included in IATA’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Registry and has been successfully recertified to this standard. The company has also obtained the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) certification. Aeroflot’s integrated management system is certified to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2004.

Vitaly Saveliev — Chairman of the Management Board, CEO, member of the Board of Governors of the International Air Transport Association (IATA)


PJSC Rosseti

Rosseti is a Russian public holding company, manages 1 power transmission and 14 power distribution subsidiaries (all together form Rosseti Group), operates one of the World’s largest grid.

Rosseti is a systemically important company responsible for safe, high-grade and available power supply to the Russian consumers of all classes.

Rosseti Group presents in 77 regions of the Russian Federation transmitting and distributing 80% of total volume of electricity generated in the country.

Rosseti Group number of employees exceeds 220 thousand.

Rosseti has become the national grid’s driver in innovation technologies and domestically produced stateof-the-art electrical equipment implementation. The company adheres to energy saving, power efficient, environment protective and aimed at professional safety policy.

Pavel Livinsky — Rosseti Management Board Chairman, CEO


Genesis

Genesis is the premium automotive brand released at the global market in 2015. These cars meet the highest standards of automobile manufacturing and are distinguished by their progressive engineering solutions, elegant design and excellent dynamics. Genesis is aspired to provide customer with a new meaning of luxury concept, that forms the very basis of brand itself.

Genesis came to the Russian market with the flagman sedan G90 in September, 2016. The second model -  business sedan G80 – was presented in March, 2017, the sports sedan G70 – in April, 2018. In June, 2019, the brand shown its new sedan G90.

Up to the end of 2021 Genesis is going to possess 6 models, that will help to strengthen the brand position at the global market.

Alexey Kalitsev — Managing Director Hyundai Motor CIS


Official partners

Telecommunication partner

Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) is Russia's sovereign wealth fund established in 2011 to make equity co-investments, primarily in Russia, alongside reputable international financial and strategic investors. The RDIF acts as a catalyst to direct investment in the Russian economy. The RDIF’s management company is based in Moscow. The RDIF already has experience of successful joint implementation of more than 70 projects with foreign partners worth a total of over RUB 1.5 trn and covering 95% of the regions of the Russian Federation. The RDIF portfolio companies employ more than 800,000 people. Portfolio companies generate revenues that account for more than 6% of Russia’s GDP. The RDIF has established joint strategic partnerships with leading international co-investors from more than 15 countries totalling more than USD 40 bn.

Kirill Dmitriev — СEO


TMH (Transmashholding)

TMH (Transmashholding) is the largest manufacturer of rail rolling stock and urban rail vehicles in Russia. The Company ranks among the world largest rolling stock manufacturers. Transmashholding is the core of the group that produces a present-day integrated transport product, which includes the rolling stock design and manufacture; its maintenance, repair and refurbishment; digital technologies used during production and operation; motion control systems. TMH is a Russian company with its office in Moscow and international branch offices in Switzerland, Hungary, South Africa, Egypt, Argentina, Belarus and Kazakhstan. The Holding has 15 manufacturing and assembly sites in Russia and other countries worldwide, and its business footprint embraces over 30 countries.

Andrey Bokarev — President of JSC Transmashholding


PJSC Rostelecom

PJSC “Rostelecom” is Russia’s largest provider of digital services and solutions with presence in all market segments, and passing through millions of Russian households, governmental and private organizations.

The company is an unrivalled leader in the Russian broadband Internet access and PayTV markets with over 13 million of broadband Internet users and 10.2 million PayTV users of which over 5.4 million are using Interactive TV service.

Rostelecom is an unquestionable leader on the market of telecommunications services provided to the Russian governmental and corporate customers of all levels.

Rostelecom is a widely recognized technology leader offering innovative solutions in e-government, cybersecurity, DC and cloud computing services, healthcare, education, housing and utilities services.

Mikhail Oseevskiy — President of Rostelecom, Chairman of the Management Board


Business programme partners

PJSC «MMC «NORILSK NICKEL»

«Nornickel» is the world’s largest producer of high-grade nickel and palladium, and one of the world’s leading producers of platinum and copper. The Company produces cobalt, rhodium, silver, gold, iridium, ruthenium, selenium, tellurium and sulfur.

«Nornickel» is involved in prospecting, exploration, extraction, refining and metallurgical processing of minerals, production, marketing and sale of base and precious metals.

The main Russian production units of «Nornickel» are vertically integrated and include: the Polar Division of MMC Norilsk Nickel, Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company and Bystrinsky mining and processing plant, located in the Gazimuro-Zavodsky District of Trans-Baikal Territory.

Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta belonging to the Group is the only nickel refining plant in Finland.

«Nornickel» has its own global network of representative and sales offices in Russia, the UK, China, USA and Switzerland.

Vladimir Potanin — President and Chairman of the Management Board of MMC Norilsk Nickel


Governors’ сlub general partner

Governors’ сlub partner

Russian Highways

Russian Highways State Company was founded in 2009 with the purpose to form and develop the national network of highways and motorways, attract private funding to road infrastructure projects, establish new markets and forms of economic activity in Russia.

Russian Highways State Company performs concession agreements and other PPP projects in the road sector, provides design, construction and operation of highways and motorways, development of roadside facilities including service areas as well as implements innovative programs in the road industry.

Highways and motorways under management: M-1 “Belarus”, M-4 “Don”, M-3 “Ukraine”, M-11 “Moscow – St. Petersburg”, Central Ring Road in Moscow region.

Vyacheslav Petushenko — Chairman of the Board of the State Company Russian Highways


PJSC LUKOIL

LUKOIL is one of the largest international private vertically-integrated oil and gas companies, accounting for over 2% of global oil production and about 1% of proved hydrocarbon reserves.

With exploration, production and marketing of oil, gas, petroleum and petrochemical products being LUKOIL Group’s core businesses, the company plays a key role on Russia’s fuel and energy market. One of the largest taxpayers in this country, LUKOIL produces and refines 15% of oil in Russia.

Operating in six federal districts (65 regions) of the Russian Federation and over thirty countries worldwide, LUKOIL is continuously expanding its geographic presence.

The company makes significant investments in environmental protection every year. LUKOIL has always been an active sponsor and donator, supporting various socially significant projects and initiatives in the regions where it operates.

Vagit Alekperov — PJSC LUKOIL President and CEO, Executive member of PJSC LUKOIL’s Board of Directors, Chairman of PJSC LUKOIL Management Committee


Logistics partner

Official water of the forum

Russian Post

Russian Post is a federal post operator, is included in the Russian Federation strategic companies list. It includes 42,000 offices across the country and has one of the biggest staff – about 335,000 post workers.

Operational revenue of Russian Post in 2018 grew by 7% up to 190.4 bln rubles (178.1 bln rubles in 2017).

Actual net profit of Russian Post was 3.5 times higher than in 2017 and amounted to 2.7 billion rubles.

In 2018, Russian Post processed 433.3 million parcels. Every year, Russian Post delivers over 2.5 billion letters and bills (of them 1 billion letters are from state authorities). Russian Post services about 20 million subscribers in Russia by delivering 1 billion copies of print publications per year. The annual volume of transactions processed by Russian Post is 3.2 trillion rubles (pensions, payments and transfers).

Nikolay Podguzov — Director General


BAIKAL

Natural water BAIKAL PEARL comes from an artesian subsurface source at depth of more than 60 meters, in close proximity to Lake Baikal. Water from the aquifer flows into Baikal and is virtually identical to deep water, however there is a very important distinction – it contains useful minerals. Age of the water is approximately 20 million years, which is the age of Lake Baikal itself. Natural water BAIKAL PEARL is securely concealed in the formations and protected against any external impact, which guarantees its supreme quality. The bottle’s design and logo are created to enable each buyer to see his/her own Baikal in it. The key elements are petroglyphs from a cliff on the shore of Lake Baikal named Sagan Zaba, and a water line shown in a wave shape.


Innovation Space partner

JSC “ER-Telecom Holding”

JSC “ER-Telecom Holding” is the national information and communication services provider in Russia, founded in 2001. The holding owns such brands as Dom.ru, Dom.ru InterZet, Dom.ru Business, WestCall and Enforta.

ER-Telecom provides Quadro Play services: broadband internet, analog and digital TV, fixed-line and mobile telephony. The following services are available to corporate customers: cloud ATS, Wi-Fi Hot Spot installation, lease of telecom channels and video surveillance.

The company works in 566 Russian towns via the company’s own FTTH telecom network built from scratch and via radio-access technology. One of the TOP-2 largest internet providers and cable TV operators in Russia.

The company holds many national awards, including “Runet Award” (2014) and Big Digit (2016). According to RBC magazine’s rating of 500 Biggest Companies 2015, ER-Telecom has shown the fastest profit growth rate among Russian telecom operators.

Andrey Kuzyaev — ER-Telecom Holding, President