THE RUSSIAN DIRECT INVESTMENT FUND GAUGES ITS TARGETS

THE RUSSIAN DIRECT INVESTMENT FUND GAUGES ITS TARGETS

21 June, 11:45–13:00
Realizing Russia’s Potential
Pavilion 4, Hall 4.1, Arena


With a strategy to take stakes in businesses ranging from logistics, healthcare, and financial services to agriculture and utilities, the RDIF has launched its investment activities. How is this potentially USD10 billion co-investment fund reshaping risk for direct investment in Russian assets, and what are the first-phase deals?


Moderator:
Alexey Repik, President Delovaya Rossiya (Business Russia)

Panellists
Alexey Repik, President Delovaya Rossiya (Business Russia)
Andrei Belousov, Aide to the President of the Russian Federation
Chong-Suk Choi, President Chief Executive Officer Korea Investment Corporation (KIC)
David Bonderman, Founding Partner TPG
Joseph Schull, Managing Director Head of Europe Warburg Pincus
Kirill Dmitriev, Chief Executive Officer Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)
Leon Black, Chairman of the Board Chief Executive Officer Apollo Global Management LLC; Managing Partner Apollo Management L.P.
Lou Jiwei, Chairman Chief Executive Officer China Investment Corporation (CIC)
Sergey Ivanov, Senior Vice President Sberbank

Front row participants:
Bader M. Al-Sa’ad, Member of the Board of Directors Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA)
Kurt Björklund, Co-Managing Partner Permira
Laurent Vigier, Chairman Chief Executive Officer CDC International Capital
Vladimir Dmitriev, Vice President Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation

Broadcast

Key moments

Today, the environment in Russia has become much more stable and predictable.
Joseph Schull
Without wishing to anticipate events, I can say that, a little later today, we will see the announcement of some very significant agreements involving our foreign partners, some of the world’s largest investment funds, investing in the development and diversification, which is something I want to highlight, of our economy.
Sergei Ivanov
Russia is no longer the country that Winston Churchill once described as a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.
Sergei Ivanov