You are invited to participate in the Ukrainian IPO Webinar, “Anticipating the next wave of Ukrainian issuers to access the international equity capital markets”, which takes place on Thursday, 11th March at 16:00 Kyiv time in partnership with the London Stock Exchange and the Embassy of Ukraine in the UK.

You can register free of charge for the Webinar here.
The global IPO market enjoyed a record year in 2020, with the highest number of transactions and proceeds since 2010, a year which saw the last wave of Ukrainian listings. There are signs that the Ukrainian IPO market is starting to stir once more, as a number of companies are anticipated to be preparing for a listing, representing a wide range of industry sectors.
Julia Bereshchenko of Astarta-Kyiv will moderate an authoritative line-up of panellists, featuring the likes of: 

  • Kyrylo Shevchenko, Governor, National Bank of Ukraine
  • Dmytro Tarabakin, Commissioner, National Securities & Stock Market Commission
  • Ayuna Nechaeva, Director, Head of Europe, Primary Markets, London Stock Exchange
  • Anastasiya Sobotyuk, Head of Investor Relations, MHP
  • Roman Palyvoda, Acting CFO, Ferrexpo
  • Karl Robb, Independent Director & Board Member, Ajax Systems
  • Vasile Tofan, Partner, Horizon Capital
  • Bruce Burrows, Finance Director, Enwell Energy 

They will address such key issues as: 

  • An overview of global trends in the IPO market
  • What is investor sentiment regarding the Ukraine story?
  • Case studies from listed Ukrainian companies and their experiences to date.
  • Who are their typical investors and has this profile evolved since listing?
  • Where is the most attractive marketplace to list for Ukrainian corporates?
  • What is driving the capital markets strategies of potential issuers?
  • When can we expect the first State-owned enterprises to go public?
  • Appraising the levels of corporate governance in leading private and state-owned companies

You can register for the webinar here. There are limited opportunities to promote your company’s services and expertise. To find out more, simply reply to this email.
The working language of the webinar will be English with simultaneous translation into Ukrainian and it is scheduled to last between 60 and 90 minutes.
So do sign up now for what promises to be one of the most topical and informative webinars.

Yours sincerely,
Stephen Butler
Managing Director
Strategy Council
PS: We are currently confirming our series of webinars for H1 2021. Other forthcoming events include:

  • The UK-Ukraine Agribusiness Webinar, 16th March, supported by the Embassy of Ukraine in the UK
  • The Ukrainian Transport Infrastructure Week Online, 12th – 16th April

To learn more about these and other planned events and how you can get involved, just reply to this email.