Photos: British Ukrainian Society (c) 2008

A round table discussion on business in Kyiv

15 May 2008

The British Ukrainian Society in partner­ship with SigmaBleyzer, the EU-Ukraine Business Council and the US-Ukraine Business Council held a Round Table on Banking and Finance in Ukraine at the Sig­maBleyzer offices in Kyiv on the 15th May.

The panel included Mr Yuri Poluneev, the Chairman of the Banking and Finance Committee of the Verkhovna Rada and of the Verkohvna Rada’s Friendship Group with Westminster, Mr Stefan Wagstyl, Regional Editor of the Financial Times, Dr Edilberto Segura, Chief Economist of Sig­maBleyzer, and Mr Balazs Horvach, Head of the IMF Delegation in Ukraine.

The Round Table was by invitation only.


Event partners:
381548_SBhighQualitySigmaBleyzer is one of Southeast Europe’s leading private equity fund managers and is one of the largest and most experienced equity investors in the region.


The EU-Ukraine Business Council is an independent CEO-level forum for European and Ukrainian business leaders that is set up as a non-profit making organisation in order to promote trade and investment between the EU and Ukraine, to assist companies to develop business opportunities, to promote dialogue between governments and companies to help solve market access difficulties and overcome regulatory obstacles both for Ukrainian businesses in the EU and EU businesses in Ukraine.


The US-Ukraine Business Council is a private, non-profit trade association representing the interests of US businesses active in Ukraine. Based in Washington, DC, the Council promotes US and Ukrainian commercial ties through regular interactions with US and Ukrainian business and government leaders, and through the analysis and advocacy of key policy issues impacting US businesses and the future of US-Ukrainian relations.