Business Programme Partners
Strategic Analysis Partner
Public Joint Stock Company TATNEFT
Business Programme Partner

TATNEFT is one of the largest oil companies in Russia that is steadily developing upstream and downstream operations, petrochemicals, tire manufacturing, and a network of fuel and service stations and service companies. TATNEFT also has a stake in the financial banking and insurance sector.

In order to gain a competitive edge and keep its leadership position in the industry including sustainable growth, the TATNEFT Group Strategy up to year 2030 has been developed. This Strategy is focused on creating high shareholder value of the Company. The revised Strategy calls for increased oil production up to 38.4 million tonnes of crude oil with 100 percent reserve replacement rate, continued diversification of business, further investment efficiency growth, minimized environmental footprint, and ensuring a safe and healthy work environment.

For the time being, the accumulated financial potential of PJSC TATNEFT makes it possible to deliver large investment projects through equity and debt funds while maintaining financial sustainability and liquidity.  

The accomplishments attained in production operations, environmental compliance, and social activities as well as high level of corporate governance, openness and transparency of the Company are highly valued by its shareholders, business partners and the investment community in general.

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For 130 years Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, minimally invasive medical devices, coronary stents, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. We help people with diabetes effectively manage it without painful finger pricks.

Abbott is one of the most diversified companies in healthcare. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott was one of the first foreign investors by opening baby nutrition manufacturing 40 years ago in the USSR. In 2014 Abbott acquired Veropharm, since then strategically executing manufacturing modernization, technology transfer and localization of medicines. Abbott’s manufacturing sites located in Volginsky of Vladimir region, Belgorod and Voronezh. In Russia Abbott employs over 3500 people.

Our company is a strategic investor and supports modern healthcare development. We strive to make quality medicines and innovative medical technologies more accessible to more people in Russia.

Zarubezhneft Joint Stock Company
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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, Uzbekistan, Cuba, Russia.

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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KAMAZ Publicly Traded Company is a major automobile corporation in the Russian Federation, it is one of the top 20 leading global manufacturers of trucks and ranks 14-th in terms of production volumes of trucks with gross vehicle weight of more than 16 tons. Production capacity constitutes 71 thousand trucks a year.

One single production infrastructure encompasses the whole process flow for production of trucks, starting from design, manufacturing, assembly of vehicles and components and ending up with sales of finished products and service support. KAMAZ Group of Organizations amalgamates 106 companies in the territory of Russia, CIS and the far abroad.

KAMAZ makes a broad spectrum of vehicles: trucks (more than 60 models, in excess of 1500 builds, right hand drive trucks), trailers/semi-trailers, buses, engines, power packs and various tools. Apart from the above, in 2018, КАМАZ proceeded with series production of electric buses.

Citi Russia
Business Programme Partner

Citi Russia (AO Citibank) began its operations in the country more than 25 years ago and now is one of the country’s top banks by capital. In 2018, AO Citibank obtained the highest credit rating of AAA under the national scale from the Russian Analytical Credit Rating Agency (ACRA) and Fitch credit rating of BBB-, Outlook Positive, at the country’s ceiling level. Citi Russia is in top category of the most reliable banks by Forbes for 9 consecutive years.

In Russia, Citi is the key banking partner for over 3000 corporate clients, and serves about 500,000 retail customers over the country. Product proposition of Citi Russia to the clients covers all aspects of cash management, liquidity management, trade services, trade finance, treasury services, corporate finance, lending, securities services, issuer services, and retail banking products.  

“Surgutneftegas” Public Joint Stock Company
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“Surgutneftegas” PJSC 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. The Company shows a high level of commitment in terms of ensuring environmental safety of production and rational use of all types of resources. A comprehensive engineering and environmental approach to the use of associated petroleum gas allows the Company to maintain a record level of its utilization exceeding 99%.

“Surgutneftegas” PJSC 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 high demand on the domestic and international markets.

Joint Stok Company “Caspian Pipeline Consortium-R”
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CPC was established in 1992 to transport crude oil from the fields in western Kazakhstan and Russia including those in the Caspian Sea. Oil pipeline is 1 511 km long.

In 2018, CPC completed the Project to expand the capacities from 28 to 67 M tons of oil per year. CPC Oil Pipeline System includes: 15 pump stations; Marine Terminal with three Single Point Moorings located 5 km away from the shore; Tank Farm of over 1.3 M cu. m storage capacity. The volume of “black gold” delivered to the world markets from 2001 to 2019 exceeded 600 M tons of oil. 

CPC is an advanced high-technology oil transportation company, which meets international environmental standards and implements large-scale social projects in the regions where it operates. Over the last six years, CPC implemented dozens of charity projects in the RF for over 4 Billion Rubles.

Alfa-Bank (AO “Alfa-Bank”, Joint Stock Company “Alfa-Bank”)
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Alfa-Bank was founded in 1990. Alfa-Bank is the largest privately owned bank in Russia, which ranks amongst Top 10 systemically important financial institutions.

Being a universal bank, Alfa-Bank performs every main type of banking operations available on the financial market, including retail and corporate service, investment banking, leasing, factoring, and trade financing.

Alfa-Bank sets the strategic priority of maintaining its status of the leading private bank in Russia with a focus on the reliability and quality of assets, the best available customer service, technologies and effectiveness.

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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 477,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

AB InBev Efes (JSC AB InBev Efes)
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AB InBev Efes is a group of companies established as a result of the merger of AB InBev and Anadolu Efes in Russia and Ukraine. AB InBev Efes is one of the largest players in the Russian brewing market.

The key beer brands produced in Russia are BUD, BUD Alcohol Free, Spaten, Corona Extra, Velkopopovický Kozel, Hoegaarden and others.

AB InBev Efes owns 11 operating breweries located in the regions of the Russian Federation: Primorsky Territory, Volgograd, Ivanovo, Kaluga, Moscow, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Ulyanovsk regions, republics of Tatarstan, Mordovia, Bashkortostan.

The total amount of employees is around 7,000 people. 

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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. Masterсard’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. Follow us on Twitter @MasterсardNews, join the discussion on the Cashless Conversations Blog and subscribe for the latest news.

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Rosbank is a universal bank, part of Societe Generale Group.

Rosbank serves more than 4 mln individual customers in 70 regions of Russia. The bank’s regional network amounts to 330 outlets and more than 30 thousand ATMs of partner network, including 2000 of Rosbank’s own ATMs. Included in the list of 11 systemically important banks.

Rosbank has been assigned highest credit ratings by National rating agencies ACRA AAA(RU) and RAEX (Expert RA) ruAAA. The Bank has also high ratings by international rating agencies Fitch Ratings (BBB- with positive outlook) and Moody’s Investors Service (Ba1). Rosbank is in TOP-3 in the most reliable Russian banks’ ranking according to Forbes magazine in 2019. A winner of Digital Communications Awards-2019 and Global Banking and Finance Awards 2018 in the nomination “Best CSR Bank in Russia”. In 2018 L’Hermitage Private Banking Rosbank entered Top-3 in the nomination “Best Client Service Private Banking Russia” according to Frank RG.

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GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. For more than 125 years, GE has invented the future of industry, and today it leads new paradigms in additive manufacturing, materials science, and data analytics. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

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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KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 153 countries and have 207,000 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-eight years and now has 24 offices, employing together over 5,500 people.

Since 2009, KPMG has been rated the No. 1 Audit firm in Russia*. 

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.

* RAEX (Expert Rating Agency), Largest Audit Groups by Audit Revenue in 2009 – 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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SIBUR is the leader of the Russian petrochemical industry and one of the largest companies globally in this sector. It has more than 26,000 employees. The Company’s unique vertically integrated business model allows it to create highly competitive products consumed in the chemical, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), automotive, construction, energy and other industries in 80 countries worldwide.

SIBUR helps to reduce CO2 emissions stemming from the burning of oil extraction by-products, such as associated petroleum gas (APG), by recycling them instead. In 2018, SIBUR processed 22.3 billion cubic metres of APG thus cutting greenhouse emissions by 72 million tonnes, which is equivalent to the annual CO2 footprint of a middle-sized European country.

In 2018, SIBUR reported revenue of USD 9.1 billion and adjusted EBITDA of USD 3.3 billion.

Corporation Russian Textbook
Business Programme Partner

Russian Textbook Corporation is a holding comprising the leading textbook publishers DROFA, VENTANA-GRAF and Astrel as well as the digital education platform LECTA. The activity of publishers is supported by expert communities: academicians and corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Russian Academy of Education participate in the development of the scientific core of the 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 Lessons of Goodness.

Nord Stream 2 AG
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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 12 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.

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RUSAL is the leader of the global aluminium industry. In 2018, the Company accounted for about 5.8% of global production of aluminium and 6.2% of alumina production. It employs about 62,000 people in 20 countries all over the world and across 5 continents.

The production chain of RUSAL includes bauxite and nepheline mines, alumina production capacities, aluminium smelters, casthouses, foil rolling capacities and production of the packaging material.

RUSAL is one of the global industry leaders in the production of low-carbon aluminium. More than 90% of the Company's metal is produced using environmentally friendly hydropower plants, which eliminates harmful emissions, and the Company is focused on continually improving this statistic. Implementation of the carbon-free technology for the production of aluminum using inert anodes, which is a revolutionary project for the aluminum industry, is now at an advanced stage.  In 2017, the Company presented its innovative new low-carbon aluminum brand – ALLOW. All metal produced under the ALLOW brand is certified and independently verified as being within the declared carbon footprint level, which is lower than 4t CO2/t Al, while the world average is currently approximately 12t CO2/t Al (including direct and indirect energy emissions from aluminium smelters).

En+ Group
Business Programme Partner

En+ Group is a leading vertically integrated aluminium and power producer.

The Company combines 3.9 million tonnes of annual aluminium production (En+ Group is the largest aluminium producer outside of China) with power plants with a total installed capacity of 19.7 GW (over 75% of which are hydropower assets).

The composition of the Group’s assets allows us to achieve outstanding efficiency of operations (consolidated revenue of the Group for 2017 totalled USD 12.378 bln). The geographic location of operations gives the Company unparalleled competitive advantages: access to cheap and low-carbon hydropower and proximity to perspective regions of global consumption – the Asia Pacific.

The Group implements a one of its kind comprehensive preservation program of the Baikal lake. This includes both ecological and cultural events. En+ Group teamed up with leading Russian and international environmental organizations.

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 over 640 Russian issuers are traded on MOEX. In 2017, new equity and bond placements totaled more than RUB 10 trillion. The company was named a Forbes World's Best Employer in 2018.

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.

JSC United Grain Company
Business Programme Partner

JSC United Grain Company was established in 2009 by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation in order to develop elevator capacities, transport and port infrastructure of the domestic grain market as well as to increase the grain export potential of Russia.

UGC is one of the leading exporters of Russian grain and it operates the largest grain terminal in the port of Novorossiysk.

UGC is also a state agent for conducting state procurement and commodity interventions aimed to regulate the market of agricultural products, raw materials and food.

According to the results of the 2017/18 agricultural year, the volume of Russian grain export by the UGC Group exceeded 1.4 million tons. It is envisaged to increase this figure up to 1.7 million tons in the current grain season.

Total transshipment capacity of the port terminals of the UGC Group is 6.4 million tons of grain per year, total storage volume of the elevator facilities is 1.1 million tons of grain.

For the UGC Group the priority areas of supply are: East and Southeast Asia, Latin America, West and Central Africa.


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Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people's health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips' health technology portfolio generated 2017 sales of EUR 17.8 billion and employs approximately 74,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 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 over 33 GW of installed power generating capacity.

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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.

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Promsvyazbank is among top-10 largest banks in Russia and is a universal bank with over 20 years of history. The Bank is designated as one of 11 systemically important financial institutions by the Central Bank of Russia. PSB is an anchor bank for state-guaranteed orders in defense industry and large state contracts, renders a full range of services to retail and corporate clients, small and medium business.

More than 200,000 corporate clients (including 11,000 large corporate clients) and 2.5 million retail customers use the services and products of the Bank.

PSB regional network comprises approximately 300 offices, more than 10,000 ATMs (including partner bank ATMs) and more than 200 self-service terminals across Russia Products and services are presented in the majority of the regions covering over 88% of the Russian population.

Electricité de France, PLC
Business Programme Partner

Key player in energy transition, the EDF Group is an integrated electricity company, active in generation, transmission, distribution, energy supply, trading and energy services. Global leader in low carbon energies, the Group has a diversified generation mix based on nuclear power, hydropower, renewable energies and thermal energy. EDF supplies energy and services to 39.8 million customers. It generated consolidated sales of €69 billion in 2018. EDF is listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.

In Russia, the EDF Group provides smart solutions in energy efficiency and environmental services, urban planning, smart grids, street lighting and district heating networks.

FENICE RUS as subsidiary of DALKIA, part of EDF Group, is one of the leading providers of energy services in Russia, offers its clients tailor-made solutions scaled to fit buildings, cities, municipalities, regions and industrial sites. Specific competences (technical, financial and legal engineering, operations and maintenance) allows to deploy a large offer of performance contracts. At the moment, FENICE RUS LLC is going through the process of rebranding on the Russian market to become DALKIA RUS LLC.

Almaz-Antey Corp.
Business Programme Partner

Almaz – Antey Corporation is one of the largest Russian defence industry holding companies which incorporates over 60 research institutes, design offices, research and production associations, industrial facilities and service companies. The Corporation delivers products to over 50 countries worldwide. The Corporation's stand is a platform for negotiating options for cooperation with B2B and B2G market players whose mission is to build up a corporate image to promote Almaz – Antey as a reliable industrial and financial partner with high scientific and industrial potential capable of implementing high tech civil product development and production projects through joint activities and experienced in applying the most successful promotion and sales techniques.

Bank of Non-Core Assets (NB TRUST)
Business Programme Partner

The Bank of Non-Core Assets (NB TRUST) is a Russian financial institution with majority state participation of 100%, established within the framework of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation activities to improve the banking system. It was founded in July 2018 on the basis of National Bank TRUST by consolidating non-core assets of the financial institutions undergoing reorganization. The Bank activities are aimed at collection of bad debts, effective asset management with the aim of improving them, increasing market value and selling them at the maximum price. The sale of these assets will allow the government to compensate for the costs of reorganizing the largest banks. Enterprises which are in the control perimeter of the Bank of Non-Core Assets in particular are the leading companies in the key- sectors of the country’s economy. Among which are: INTECO, JSС – one of the leading Russian developing companies, AO ROSSKAT, JSC – the largest supplier of the oil-submersible cable for the Russian oil and gas industry with 40% of market share; RostAgro group which is in top-10 of agroindustrial holdings in Russia by volume of land under management. Subsidiary companies of the Bank of Non-Core Assets are located in 30 regions of Russia, with more than 36 thousand employees.  

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Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. With integrated solutions across four key domains – telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services – we are committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.

Huawei's end-to-end portfolio of products, solutions and services are both competitive and secure. Through open collaboration with ecosystem partners, we create lasting value for our customers, working to empower people, enrich home life, and inspire innovation in organizations of all shapes and sizes.

At Huawei, innovation focuses on customer needs. We invest heavily in basic research, concentrating on technological breakthroughs that drive the world forward. We have more than 180,000 employees, and we operate in more than 170 countries and regions. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.

Deloitte CIS
Strategic Analysis Partner

With over 286,000 employees, Deloitte has grown to be the largest professional services firms in the world with a presence in over 150 countries. Deloitte offers unrivalled depth, breadth and quality of professional expertise to serve the needs of clients across various industry sectors.

Deloitte CIS offers audit & assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, and tax and legal services leveraging the professional experience of more than 3,700 employees in 20 offices of 11 countries across the region. Today Deloitte has offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ufa, Yekaterinburg, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Novosibirsk, Vladivostok, Kyiv, Minsk, Tbilisi, Baku, Aktau, Almaty, Nur-Sultan, Atyrau, Bishkek, Tashkent, Dushanbe, Ashgabat and Yerevan.

Deloitte has been operating in the region for nearly 30 years. Reflecting back, and looking forward to the future, we maintain a long-term perspective and seek to make an impact that matters for our people, clients and society.