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KPMG International
Business Programme Partner

KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 154 countries and have 200,000 people working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (KPMG International), a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.

KPMG has been working in Russia and the CIS for more than twenty-seven years and now has 24 offices, employing together over 4,700 people.

KPMG is rated the No. 1 audit organization in Russia in 2017.*

Our purpose and aspiration is to turn knowledge into value for the benefit of our clients, our people, and the world’s capital markets. With passion and purpose, we work shoulder-to-shoulder with you, integrating innovative approaches and deep expertise to deliver real results.

* according to RAEX («Expert RA») rating agency, 2017.

The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic
Business Programme Partner

The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) is involved in exploring oil and gas fields, producing, processing, and transporting oil, natural gas, and gas condensate, marketing petroleum and petrochemical products in domestic and international markets, and supplying natural gas to the industry and the population of Azerbaijan. Three production divisions of various profile, two oil refineries, a gas processing plant, a deep-water jackets factory, two trusts, a scientific research institute, and 23 other subdivisions are operating as corporate entities within SOCAR structure.

Joint ventures (including ventures in Georgia and Turkey), consortia, and operating companies established with SOCAR's participation are doing business in different parts of the petroleum industry. SOCAR has representative offices in Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Iran, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Romania, Switzerland, and Ukraine, as well as trading companies in Nigeria, Singapore, Switzerland, Vietnam, and other countries.

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GE (NYSE: GE) is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store”, through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE has been working in Russia for 100 years, bringing global expertise and localizing advanced technology with our strategic partners across power, oil & gas, transportation, and healthcare to solve some of the region’s biggest infrastructure challenges and improve people’s lives.

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Rosbank is a universal bank, part of Societe Generale Group. Strategy of Societe Generale is focused on further improvement of client service and maintenance of leadership in innovation, capturing growth through business development, increased synergies, and delivery of sustainable profitability.

Rosbank serves more than 4 mln individual customers in 70 regions of Russia. The bank’s regional network numbers around 350 outlets and 2200 ATMs. The Bank of Russia included Rosbank in the list of 11 systemically important banks (SIBs).

Rosbank has been assigned highest credit ratings by National rating agencies ACRA AAA (RU) and RAEX (Expert RA) ruAAA. The Bank has also country ceiling ratings by international rating agencies Fitch Ratings (BBB- with positive outlook) and Moody’s Investors Service (Ba2). Rosbank is Top-1 in the most reliable Russian banks’ ranking according to Forbes magazine (March, 2018). Rosbank is named “Bank of the Year” by Information Portal (February, 2018), it is awarded the National Banking Award of the Russian Banks Association (2016, 2017). Rosbank became a winner of Digital Communications Awards-2018 in two nominations “Digital-media & tools” and “Digital-projects & strategies” (February, 2018).

In 2017 Rosbank (Societe Generale Securities Services, Russia) has once again received the highest score for the quality of services by Global Custodian and was named “The Best Sub-Custodian of the Year” by Global Finance and Global Investor (Euromoney). The bronze prize winner in the nomination “Best Trade Bank in Russia and the CIS” (TFR Awards, 2015).

Open Joint Stock Company “Surgutneftegas”
Business Programme Partner

OJSC “Surgutneftegas” is one of the largest vertically integrated oil companies in Russia bringing together the research-design, exploration, drilling, production units, oil and gas processing and marketing enterprises. The Company develops its business in Russia operating from the Baltic Sea to the Far East.

The Company carries out a significant amount of exploratory and production drilling and is active in three largest Russian oil and gas provinces – Western Siberia, Eastern Siberia, and Timan-Pechora. Efficient policy in natural resources use and facilities for collection and utilization of gas allowed the Company to reach a record level of APG utilization exceeding 99%. OJSC “Surgutneftegas” incorporates LLC “KINEF” that is one of the largest in Russia in terms of refining throughput. The refinery produces high quality products that are in demand on the domestic and international markets.

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At Abbott, we’re committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For 130 years, we’ve brought new products and technologies to the world – in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals – that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Abbott is a key investor in the healthcare industry in Russia. Since the acquisition of Veropharm in 2014, Abbott modernized its manufacturing in line with Global Manufacturing Practices (GMP) to align to world-class quality standards. In Russia, Abbott has approximately 3,000 employees.

Joint Stok Company “Caspian Pipeline Consortium-R”
Business Programme Partner

CPC was established in 1992 for construction of a 1511-km pipeline to transport crude oil from fields in western Kazakhstan, Russia and Caspian shelf.

In 2011, CPC completed the expansion of its pipeline system throughput from 28 MMTA up to 67 MMTA. Now the CPC pipeline system includes 15 pump stations, Marine Terminal with three SPM units five kilometers away from the shore; Terminal Farm with the tank capacity of 1.3 mln m3. CPC has the Quality Bank for CPC Blend. In 2017, CPC moved 55.1 mln tons of crude oil for export. From 2001 until March 1, 2018, CPC transported 531,237,912 tons of crude oil to world markets.

CPC is one of the best and reliable routes for transportation of crude oil from the Caspian/Black Sea to world markets. Annually, CPC moves about 75% of Kazakhstani crude oil for export.

Mastercard Europe SA Moscow Representative Office – Business Programme Partner
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Masterсard (NYSE: MA), is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Mastercard’s products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone.

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Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. AO Citibank, a fully owned subsidiary of Citi in Russia, was one of the first international banks to enter the Russian market in 1992. Today, Citi is one of the largest and best capitalized banks in the country. Citi’s clients have access to the full spectrum of banking services and are provided with integrated and innovative financial solutions. Additional information may be found at

T2 Mobile LLC
Business Programme Partner

Sweden-based group Tele2 AB started operations in Russia in 2003 when it launched the GSM network in several regions. After ten years of successful work in Russia, Swedish Tele2 AB sold the Russian subdivision to VTB Group. In February 2014, Tele2 and Rostelecom announced consolidation of mobile assets on a Tele2 basis. In August 2014, a new federal operator started operations in 60 regions. Tele2’s shareholders are VTB Group along with consortium of strategic investors (55%) and Rostelecom with 45% of shares.

Now Tele2 is present in 65 regions, including Moscow Region. As of 2017, the company’s subscriber base totaled 40.6 mn users. Tele2’s portfolio includes simple and easy-to-use products for both individuals and corporate clients. By implementing the lifestyle enabler strategy, Tele2 is developing innovative products in partnership with other companies. These unique offers reflect Tele2 clients’ preferences and support their lifestyle.

Russian venture company (RVC)
Business Programme Partner

RVC – is the Russian government’s fund of funds and the development institute of the Russian Federation, one of country’s key tools to create and expand the national innovation system. RVC’s main objectives are to promote Russia’s venture investment industry, and to take on the role as the project office for the National Technology Initiative (NTI).

RVC’s authorized capital amounts to RUB 30,011,320,700. RVC’s capital is owned in full by the Russian Federation represented by the Russian Federal Agency for State Property (Rosimuschestvo). The total number of RVC funds has reached 26 (including two funds in foreign jurisdictions), with their total size of RUB 35.5 bn. The share of RVC is RUB 22.6 bn. The number of innovative companies approved for investment by RVC funds reached 218 in 2017. The total volume of approved investments is RUB 17,9 bn.

Internet initiatives development fund
Business Programme Partner

Internet initiatives development fund is a Russian venture capital investment fund created in March 2013. The fund invests in technological companies at the early stages of development, provides startups with consulting and educational support, assistance for integration into global markets and also participates in the development of regulatory environment for internet business and the venture capital industry in Russia. The mission of IIDF is to make the Russian market clear and accessible to each and every entrepreneur willing to start or expand the business online. There are approximately 400 companies in the Fund’s portfolio. According to the VentureSource statistics by Dow Jones, IIDF has been the most active venture capital fund in Europe for several years in a row, determined by the number of deals.

The core of our ecosystem is an entrepreneur who creates a business-project based on digital technologies, forming the elements which are essential for the viability of the system around him.

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“Nornickel” is the world’s largest producer of 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 include: the Polar Division of MMC Norilsk Nickel, Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company and Bystrinsky GOK (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.

Norilsk Nickel has its own global network of representative and sales offices in Russia, the UK, China, USA and Switzerland.

When determining the strategy for its global operations and future development, “Nornickel” is focused on compliance with all social and environmental responsibility principles in the various countries in which it operates, which is essential for ensuring sustainable and efficient business development.

The State Atomic Energy Corporation “Rosatom” (ROSATOM)
Business Programme Partner

The State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM is one of the global technological leaders. It is one of the largest companies of the Russian Federation and largest taxpayers of the country. It brings together nuclear power and power engineering assets, as well as NPP design and construction. ROSATOM is the largest electricity generating company in Russia, producing 202.868 bn kWh of electricity in 2017 (196.366 bn kWh in 2016) or 18.9% of the country’s total generation of electricity. ROSATOM holds first place for the largest portfolio of foreign construction projects (33 NPPs in 12 countries). ROSATOM produces annually approximately 3,000 tons of uranium (excluded production abroad). Raw materials of the Russian and foreign deposits (particularly in Kazakhstan) will be enough to supply both domestic and international projects of Rosatom for the next hundred years. ROSATOM with its 1/3 world market share takes the lead in global uranium enrichment services and covers 17.7% of the global nuclear fuel market. ROSATOM also manufactures equipment and produces isotopes for nuclear medicine, carries out research, material studies. It also produces supercomputers and software as well as different nuclear and non-nuclear innovative products. ROSATOM’s strategy is to develop clean energy projects, including wind energy. ROSATOM brings together over 300 enterprises and organizations, including the world's only nuclear icebreaker fleet. ROSATOM is tasked with implementing the uniform state policy on the uses of atomic energy as well as fulfilling the Russian Federation’s international obligations on the peaceful uses of atomic energy.

Nord Stream 2 AG
Business Programme Partner

Nord Stream 2 is a project to build and operate a new twin pipeline through the Baltic Sea, which will transport natural gas from the world’s largest reserves in Russia to the internal gas market in the European Union. The new pipeline will largely follow the route and technical approach of the existing Nord Stream Pipeline system.

Nord Stream 2 AG is a project company established for planning, construction and subsequent operation of the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline. The company is based in Zug, Switzerland and owned by Public Joint Stock Company (PJSC) Gazprom. PJSC Gazprom is the largest supplier of natural gas in the world, accounting for approximately 15 percent of world gas production. Nord Stream 2 AG has signed financing agreements for the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline project with ENGIE, OMV, Shell, Uniper and Wintershall.

Sovereign Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna Joint Stock Company
Business Programme Partner

The sole shareholder of the Sovereign Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna JSC (“the Fund”) is the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Following the Presidential Decree in 2008, the Fund was established as an investment holding, whose mission is to improve the national welfare and to support the modernization of the national economy.

The Fund fulfils its mission through the efficient management of Portfolio Companies and making catalytic investments in the development of priority sectors of the national economy.

Currently the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute ranks Samruk-Kazyna as one of the 30 largest sovereign funds in the world, with assets of USD 67.4 billion. The Fund's Development Plan estimates that in 2021, Samruk-Kazyna's assets will reach a valuation of USD 81 billion.

Samruk-Kazyna JSC Group includes enterprises operating in a number of industries – oil, transport and logistics, chemical and nuclear, mining and smelting, energy, mechanical engineering and real estate.

Moscow Exchange Group
Business Programme Partner

Moscow Exchange Group manages Russia's main trading platform for equities, bonds, derivatives, currencies, money market instruments, precious metals and agricultural products. The Group includes Russia's central securities depository (National Settlement Depository), and the central counterparty National Clearing Centre, allowing Moscow Exchange Group to offer clients the full spectrum of trading and post-trading services.

Moscow Exchange ranks among the world's top 25 exchanges by total volume of equities traded, and among the ten largest exchanges for bond and derivative trading. It is also Russia's primary venue for capital raising via the public markets. Securities of 665 Russian companies are traded on MOEX. In 2017, new equity and bond placements totaled more than RUB 5 trillion. The company was named a Forbes World's Best Employer in 2017.

Moscow Exchange regularly hosts Exchange Forums in key global financial centers such as Moscow, London, New York and Shanghai to promote the Russian market among international investors.

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With 90,000 people on the five continents, SUEZ is a world leader in smart and sustainable resource management. SUEZ provide water and waste management solutions that enable cities and industries to optimize their resource management and strengthen their environmental and economic performances, in line with regulatory standards. To meet increasing demands to overcome resource quality and scarcity challenges, SUEZ is fully engaged in the resource revolution.

With the full potential of digital technologies and innovative solutions, the Group recovers 17 million tons of waste a year and produces 3.9 million tons of secondary raw materials and 7 TWh of local renewable energy. It also secures water resources, delivering wastewater treatment services to 58 million people and reusing 882 million m3 of wastewater. SUEZ generated total revenues of 15.9 billion euros in 2017.

United Grain Company
Business Programme Partner

United Grain Company is a vertically integrated holding company controlling every stage of the movement of grain: from storage to sales of derived products.

Grain storage capacity: 17 elevators and bakeries receiving stations with a total certified storage capacity of 2.1 million tonnes.

Grain processing capacity: 8 processing plants with a total capacity of 1.2 million tonnes per year.

Port terminals: 2 port elevators with a transshipment capacity of 6.1 million tonnes of grain per year.

United Grain Company is the state grain operator and agent for government procurement and market interventions. The company also organizes the safekeeping of grain for the state intervention fund, and sales of grain at the behest of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Russian Government.

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SIBUR is Russia’s largest integrated gas processing and petrochemicals company. We are building a strong, internationally competitive and resilient business with unique advantages and opportunities for profitable growth.

SIBUR derives unique competitive advantages from its extensive infrastructure. This includes eight out of a total of nine existing GPPs, as well as five compressor stations and two gas fractionation units.

SIBUR operates an extensive production base, including: three steam cracker facilities, one propane dehydrogenation plant, two basic polymers production plants manufacturing polyethylene and polypropylene, three synthetic rubber plants manufacturing commodity and specialty rubbers, as well as thermoplastic elastomers, and thirteen plants manufacturing plastics and organic synthesis products, including polyethylene terephthalate, glycols, alcohols, BOPP-films, expandable polystyrene, and acrylates.

SIBUR operates 22 production sites, has over 27,000 employees and serves more than 1,400 large customers in the energy, automotive, construction, FMCG, chemical, and other industries in approximately 70 countries.

Inter RAO
Business Programme Partner

Inter RAO is a diversified energy holding working in various segments of Russian and international electric power industry. Inter RAO is a leading exporter and importer of electric energy in Russia actively increasing electricity generation and sales, and developing new lines of business.

The corporate strategy of Inter RAO is focused on making Inter RAO a global energy enterprise, a key player in the global energy market, and the leading Russian energy company by energy efficiency. Inter RAO Group owns and operates approximately 32,7 GW of installed power generating capacity.

Zarubezhneft Joint Stock Company
Business Programme Partner

Zarubezhneft is a leading state oil and gas company in Russia with unique experience of activity in different parts of the world.

Throughout 50 years of activity Zarubezhneft has carried out large-scale oil and gas projects in more than 30 countries all over the world, including Algeria, Angola, Vietnam, India, Yemen, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Cuba, Syria, etc.

The company has high competencies in the area of hydrocarbon fields’ development offshore and onshore. Today the company focuses on the oil production and refining projects in Vietnam, Balkan region, Cuba, Iran, Russia and Belorussia.

100% of Zarubezhneft shares are in federal ownership. The company is included in the list of the enterprises of strategic importance of the Russian Federation.

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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 442,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

JSC “ER-Telecom Holding”
Business Programme Partner

JSC “ER-Telecom Holding” is the national information and communication services provider in Russia, founded in 2001. The holding owns such brands as, InterZet, 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. Сompany develops the direction of the Internet of things as one of the key areas of growth strategy.

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.

Russian Copper Company
Business Programme Partner

The Russian Copper Company (RCC) was founded in 2004 and is now one of the leading copperproducers in Russia.

RCC is a vertically integrated holding with operational assets in Chelyabinsk Region, Sverdlovsk Region, Orenburg Region, Novgorod Region, and Kazakhstan.

RCC manages eight mining enterprises, a hydrometallurgical plant, three metallurgical plants, and a trading company. Together, they cover the complete production cycle, from mining and processing to production and sales.

RCC produces copper concentrate, copper cathodes and copper rods, as well as zincconcentrate, refined gold, and refined silver.

RCC's production facilities are able to produce more than 200,000 tons of copper cathodes and 190,000 tons of copper rods per year.

RCC’s focus is on efficient development of copper deposits in Russia and Kazakhstan.

The goal of the RCC is to become one of the most successful and technologically sophisticated copper producers in the world.

Corporation Russian Textbook
Business Programme Partner

The Russian Textbook Corporation includes the publishing houses DROFA, VENTANA-GRAF, Astrel, the LECTA digital educational platform, and the company for equipping educational organizations with the equipment “Drofa – new school”. Today, the Russian Textbook Corporation is a leader in the number of items on the Federal List of school literature: about 40% of the total number of items. The activity of publishers is supported by professional expert communities: academicians and corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Russian Academy of Education carry out professional examination of the educational literature and participate in the development of the scientific core of the future textbooks published by the corporation. The corporation cooperates with the institutes of advanced professional training in all regions of the Russian Federation and regularly holds relevant methodological events. The corporation has formed a system of personalized support for each teacher. More than a third of the teachers in the country are already included in the individual methodological support. The Russian Textbook Corporation implements large-scale projects “The Country of Readers”, “The Country with Great History”, “The Country of Ecology”, “Unlearned Lessons”, and the All-Russian Event “Lessons of Goodness”.

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Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Our aim is to enrich life and improve efficiency through a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the industry. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei’s 180,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services are used in more than 170 countries, serving over one-third of the world’s population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees. The company's total annual revenue in 2017 was US$92.5 billion, an increase of 15.7% over 2016. The company's total R&D spend over the past decade has exceeded US$60.4 billion.