EME Sales Assistant for Solutions & FX Sales, London Based

      A direct vacancy from www.russiansinthecity.eu Job Reference 66510 Job Title EME Sales Assistant for Solutions & FX Sales (BA4) The Sales Support team is responsible for a variety of functions to support the firm’s clients and our internal customers (sales and trading desks, other infrastructure areas) to ensure accurate and timely processing… Continue Reading

Investment banking internship at European bank, London based

    A direct vacancy from www.russiansinthecity.eu Russian speaking intern required for a long term (12 months or more) internship to join an ECM team at a European investment bank. Prior banking experience is not required, but the candidate must demonstrate basic knowledge of finance and enthusiasm to work in the industry. The candidate must… Continue Reading

Machlin-Oracle article: India economy may show faster growth

By Andrei Skvarsky. An article released by London-based investment advisory firm Machlin-Oracle argues that India now has a chance of speeding up its economic growth after a current slowdown. {{{?}}} This presumed opportunity has been created by the victory of right-wing Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party in May 12 elections and the designation of its… Continue Reading

Sanctioned Bank Rossiya parts with $362m as clients withdraw forex

By Andrei Skvarsky. Client accounts at Bank Rossiya have plunged by a total of 12.6bn rubles ($362m) since the end of March as customers have been withdrawing foreign currency from the St Petersburg-based lender after the United States imposed sanctions on it. {{{?}}} Bank Rossiya limited its business to ruble transactions after the U.S. government… Continue Reading

EME Sales Assistant for Solutions & FX Sales, London Based

    Vacancy direct from www.russiansinthecity.eu Job Reference 66510 Job Title EME Sales Assistant for Solutions & FX Sales (BA4) The Sales Support team is responsible for a variety of functions to support the firm’s clients and our internal customers (sales and trading desks, other infrastructure areas) to ensure accurate and timely processing of transactions.… Continue Reading

Factoring – International Factoring Manager, London based

      Vacancy direct from www.russiansinthecity.eu A London based company is looking for a specialist in international factoring to join UK office. Focusing on CIS market and working as Export Factor our company is aiming to further develop this growing market. The candidate must have previous factoring experience, preferably in the international factoring products.… Continue Reading

Russia-Ukraine crisis threatens recovery in the EBRD region

The crisis in Russia and Ukraine is having a severe impact on the economies of the two countries and is threatening to slow down the recovery in the wider EBRD region – or even bring it to a complete halt. {{{?}}} The EBRD’s latest economic report predicts growth in the transition region of just 1.4 per cent in 2014,… Continue Reading

Sberbank CIB to take part in St Petersburg International Economic Forum

Sberbank CIB bankers will take part in the annual St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) this month as part of a delegation from its parent firm Sberbank, Russia’s biggest lender.  {{{?}}}  “Sustaining Confidence in a World Undergoing Transformation” is the theme of the XVIII SPIEF, to be held in St Petersburg on May 22-24 and… Continue Reading

Asia Frontier Capital hires analyst for Southeast Asia, Mongolia

By Andrei Skvarsky. Asia Frontier Capital (AFC), a Hong Kong-based fund management company that specialises in investing in Asian frontier markets, has hired Scott Osheroff from Pathfinder Capital Management as a research analyst for Southeast Asia and Mongolia. {{{?}}} Osheroff, who joined AFC on May 1, will be based in Phnom Penh for nine months… Continue Reading

Investors in Crimea to receive “considerable” Russian government support

Investors willing to inject money into the Crimea will receive “considerable support” from the Russian government, Oleg Savelyev, the Russian minister responsible for the region, promised earlier this month. {{{?}}} As Rusbase reported, in addition to Russian and Ukrainian investors, Minister Savelyev hopes investors from China, India, Korea and the entire Southeast Asia will also line… Continue Reading

Ukraine and EBRD launch initiative to combat corruption

The government of Ukraine has pledged to do more to combat corruption with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), multilateral organisations as well as domestic and foreign business associations. {{{?}}} The Ukrainian Anti-Corruption Initiative aims to improve the investment climate and to strengthen the economic outlook by ensuring greater accountability and transparency… Continue Reading

Deutsche Börse analysts: Russians increasingly worse off because of Ukraine

By Andrei Skvarsky. A Deutsche Börse-owned research company says consumer sentiment in Russia has been going down steadily since the start of the year because of the Ukraine crisis, and that a survey taken last month showed a further decline. {{{?}}} Household finances, short-term business conditions and the spending climate in Russia are all affected… Continue Reading

EBRD appoints Managing Director for Eastern Europe and the Caucasus

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has appointed, Francis Malige to the new position of Managing Director for Eastern Europe and the Caucasus. {{{?}}} Mr Malige assumed his role 1 May. He is responsible for leading the Bank’s operations in Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Initially based in London, he will be relocating to Kiev later in the… Continue Reading

Executive Assistant, Greater London based

    Executive Assistant, Greater London based A UK-based entrepreneur is looking for an executive assistant living in or willing to travel to Haslemere and/or Guildford. Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: · Performing confidential secretarial and administrative duties · Composing, editing and reviewing confidential correspondence · Compiling statistical information or… Continue Reading

International Counsel, Amsterdam / London based

    Major Responsibilities: Legal Arranging and supervising M&A, private equity investments, corporate finance transactions Transaction execution Drafting of multilingual contracts, resolutions and other legal documents Compliance, evaluation and due diligence of the structures, corporate documents and files Consulting on various international legal aspects Liaising with legal advisors and notaries Maintenance of the filing system… Continue Reading

Sberbank hires bankers from Deutsche, J.P. Morgan for M&A unit

By Andrei Skvarsky. Sberbank has hired Igor Ushakov from Deutsche Bank and Vadim Marchuk from J.P. Morgan as mergers and acquisitions (M&A) directors at Sberbank CIB, the investment arm of Russia’s biggest lender. {{{?}}} Ushakov worked in the European industrials and M&A groups at Merrill Lynch prior to his six-year London-based job as a director… Continue Reading

EBRD steps up lending to Ukraine as part of international support package

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is significantly increasing its public sector lending in Ukraine as it joins in the response of the international community to support the Ukrainian economy. {{{?}}} In a project financed together with the European Investment Bank, the EBRD is providing a €200 million loan to finance the modernisation… Continue Reading

Execute a flawless career change

{{{?}}} Landing a new job is challenging enough. If you’re also trying to break into executive management, switch industries or functions, or reenter the workforce after a prolonged hiatus – success depends on a comprehensive job search strategy. To help you devise and execute your strategy, Ivy Exec is providing Emerging Markets Investment Professionals Network… Continue Reading

GUEST COMMENT: On the road to Donetsk?

By Tyler Hawkins Sunshine, PhD World War III is certainly not looming and any fallout from recent events in the Ukraine will only have a short-lived effect on capital markets in Russia, let alone the rest of the world. {{{?}}} Russian equity indices and credit default swaps are trading at the lower end of the… Continue Reading

Financial Controller, Family Office, London

 Vacancy by www.russiansinthecity.eu   A financial controller for a family office Requirements:  АСА / АССА / CIMA, 4-5 years of finance / accounting experience, 2+ years (Big4) audit experience Russian or/and UK degree preferable, UK-based (NO visa support be provided) Salary above market rate. Please send you CV with a cover letter to: asakharov.embag2011@columbia.london.edu. {{{?}}} Continue Reading

Inhouse Counsel for a London office

    Vacancy from www.russiansinthecity.eu UBG Corporation Limited is looking for an experienced lawyer to join London office on the full-time basis. This is a great opportunity to become a valuable member of the team with ability for further extensive career development in the UK. Position Requirements: • Law degree • Fluent English and Russian,… Continue Reading

Family Office / Personal Assistant to CEO, London based

    Должностные обязанности: – Полная административная бизнес- поддержка руководителя ПО ВСЕМ НАПРАВЛЕНИЯМ БИЗНЕСА – Адмистративная поддержка семьи руководителя – планирование рабочего дня (встречи, звонки, прием, пр.) – Travel support – заказ транспорта, билетов; организация встреч, переговоров; др. – выезды для решения вопросов, обозначенных руководителем – составление бюджета по направлениям работы; оптимизация расходов – выполнение… Continue Reading

Russia expects its own chip for bank cards as early as 2015

{{{?}}} Pursuing the goal of setting up its own payment operation and clearing centers to circumvent US-based Visa and MasterCard, Russia may have its own homemade chip for banking cards as early as next year. According to East-West Digital News, the first all English-language online resource dedicated to Russian digital industries, citing the Russian business daily… Continue Reading

Sberbank CIB opens second RUB 6.8 bln line of credit for INTECO Group

{{{?}}} Sberbank CIB1 has signed an agreement with INTECO Group on the financing of construction of the 146,000 sq. m “Liner – Zapad” Multifunctional Complex in the Khodynskoe Polye neighbourhood. This line of credit totals RUB 6.8 bln. The agreement was signed for a period of 4.5 years. On behalf of Sberbank CIB this deal was structured… Continue Reading

Microsoft supports Moscow University-based computer vision and big data research

{{{?}}} Microsoft and Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia’s most renowned institution of higher learning, shook hands earlier this month on a joint $1m research project, East-West Digital News, the first all English-language online resource dedicated to Russian digital industries, reported last week, citing a press release from the US company. The three-year agreement calls for close collaboration… Continue Reading

EBRD channels $40 million to support Ukrainian grain farmers

{{{?}}} The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is once again demonstrating its commitment to Ukraine’s agribusiness sector, which received over €160 million from the Bank in 2013 alone. The EBRD is providing a loan of up to US$ 40 million to over 30 farms and elevators across Ukraine owned by NCH New Europe… Continue Reading


  RUSSIAN SECURITIES FORUM 2014  Infrastructural & Strategic Challenges In The Russian Post-Trade Market 3 – 4 June, 2014, Hotel Baltshug Kempinski, Moscow, Russian Federation Event Website RSF is the definitive post-trade and operational infrastructure event with an unrivalled programme featuring leading brokers, custodians, CSDs, regulators and innovative service providers. Book online or Call +… Continue Reading

RenCap makes top appointments for Turkey team

By Andrei Skvarsky. Renaissance Capital has hired Mike Harris from Bank of America Merrill Lynch as chief strategist for the Russian investment bank’s business in Turkey and made four other senior appointments for its Turkish team. {{{?}}} Harris will be based between London and Istanbul and report to David Nangle, Head of equity research at… Continue Reading