Realizing Russia’s Potential
Pavilion 4, Hall 4.1, Arena

With a strategy to take stakes in businesses ranging from logistics, healthcare, and financial services to agriculture and utilities, the RDIF has launched its investment activities. How is this potentially USD10 billion co-investment fund reshaping risk for direct investment in Russian assets, and what are the first-phase deals?

Alexey Repik , President, Delovaya Rossiya (Business Russia)

Andrei Belousov , Aide to the President of the Russian Federation
Leon Black , Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Apollo Global Management LLC; Managing Partner, Apollo Management, L.P.
David Bonderman , Founding Partner, TPG
Kirill Dmitriev , Chief Executive Officer, Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)
Sergey Ivanov , Senior Vice President, Sberbank
Alexey Repik , President, Delovaya Rossiya (Business Russia)
Lou Jiwei , Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, China Investment Corporation (CIC)
Chong-Suk Choi , President, Chief Executive Officer, Korea Investment Corporation (KIC)
Joseph Schull , Managing Director, Head of Europe, Warburg Pincus

Bader M. Al-Sa’ad , Member of the Board of Directors, Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA)
Kurt Björklund , Co-Managing Partner, Permira
Laurent Vigier , Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, CDC International Capital
Vladimir Dmitriev , Vice President, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation


Key moments

Today, the environment in Russia has become much more stable and predictable.
Joseph Schull
Without wishing to anticipate events, I can say that, a little later today, we will see the announcement of some very significant agreements involving our foreign partners, some of the world’s largest investment funds, investing in the development and diversification, which is something I want to highlight, of our economy.
Sergei Ivanov
Russia is no longer the country that Winston Churchill once described as a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.
Sergei Ivanov