Russian Private Equity: New Realities, New Opportunities

Da Vinci Capital (DVC) organized the “Russian Private Equity: New Realities, New Opportunities” investment conference in Hong Kong on 2 June 2015. This was the first event of its kind that has ever taken place in Hong Kong. The conference attracted over 120 industry professionals from Hong Kong and mainland China with a keen interest in the investment landscape of Russia/CIS and opportunities within the new and rapidly-growing consumer, financial and IT sectors. The feedback from both attendees and corporate speakers was very encouraging. DVC has had a significant number of follow up meetings after the conference. Many attendees asked to make this conference an annual event in Hong Kong.


Over 120 industry professionals joined the conference.


Oleg Jelezko, Managing Partner of Da Vinci Capital, opens the conference.


Sir Tony Brenton delivers a keynote address.


Dennis Fulling moderates a panel on the macroeconomy.


Oleg Konev opens case study sessions.


Tom O’Brien speaks on Russian capital markets.


Tae Yoo (right), Julia Charlton (center) and Tom O’Brien (left) speak on Russian and Chinese capital markets.


Daniel Lai, Director of the Russia-China Investment Fund, speaks on private equity opportunities in Russia.


Carson Wen, Partner at Jones Day, moderates a panel on Russia-China business connections.


Vadim Botchkarev solicits Q&A from the audience. 


Tatjana Tebbutt speaks on Da Vinci Capital’s Asian strategy.


Leading Russian company representatives:


  • Alexander Boyko, Chairman – B2B-Center
  • Jan Heere, CEO – Kira Plastinina
  • Brian Kean, Director for communications and investor relations – Ulmart
  • Igor Borovikov, Chairman – Softline
  • Anatoly Ropotov, CEO – Game Insight
  • Arthur Aleksandrowicz, CEO – First Collection Bureau
  • Gleb Yakovlev, Head of Equity Finance and Structured Products – IT Invest