In Odessa opened the Ukrainian Financial Forum 2017

More than three hundred representatives of financial market, Ukrainian and international experts, investors, government representatives will discuss the prospects of development of domestic and world economy, the progress of reforms in Ukraine, creation of conditions for investment growth.

Ukrainian financial forum is traditionally organized by the investment group ICU. This year his partners made the Kyiv school of Economics (KSE), Bloomberg, USAID, USTA.

“Today, representatives of the investment community, there is reason for cautious optimism – achieved financial and macrostabilization, the economy is showing nekotorye, after a long break, Ukraine has successfully entered the market of external borrowings. One of the main goals of Ukrainian Financial Forum – capitalizing on the collective intelligence of the leading Ukrainian and world experts to develop priorities for the reform of the economy in General and financial sector in particular, without regard to populism and politics. We can and should help to accelerate economic recovery and ensure long-term sustainable growth,” – said the organizer of the Ukrainian financial forum, the managing partner of the group of ICU Makar Pasenyuk.

This year the keynote speakers of Ukrainian Financial Forum will become three economists from around the world, who will perform on one discussion platform. The forum participants will be able to exchange views with the Deputy Director of analytical Department of the IMF Jonathan David Sharp; Professor of Economics, Director of the Center Bendheim on financial analysis, Princeton University Marcus Brunnermeier and former Minister of Finance of Greece Janis Varoufakis. The forum will also be attended by the Director of the World Bank for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova satu Kähkönen, managing Director of EBRD for Eastern Europe and the Caucasus Francis Malige, the head of representation of IMF in Ukraine Jost Longman, Secretary of the National Council reform Dmytro shymkiv, Minister of Finance of Ukraine Oleksandr danylyuk, head of the Antimonopoly Committee Yuriy Terentyev, Deputy Minister of health Suprun, leading Russian and foreign financiers and investors.

During the two-day program will be held twelve panel discussions:

  • Global Finance and their role in the development of the global economy: the EU after Brexit, the United States and China. How sustainable is the global recovery
  • The promotion of reforms in Ukraine – the speed, the successes and failures
  • Ukraine and its place in the global economy – points generate breakthrough growth
  • Commodity trading: the realities of the present and the future
  • Ukraine: macroeconomic and financial situation analysis of achievements and prospects
  • Distressed assets and non – performing loans management, sales
  • Pension reform as one of the main drivers of growth in the financial market of Ukraine
  • Currency liberalization, financial market regulation, BEPS
  • Corporate governance and compliance in the financial sector
  • The infrastructure of capital markets, financial instruments
  • The market for crypto-currencies and crypto-securities: opportunities and threats

The program of Ukrainian Financial Forum 2017 –

Online broadcast of the first day UFF September 21:

Hall №1 (primary) –

Room No. 2 (parallel panels 14:30) –

Online second day UFF September 22:

Hall №1 (primary) –

Room No. 2 (parallel panels) –


The ICU group:

ICU ( is an independent investment and Advisory group focusing on the markets of Central and Eastern Europe.

Founded in 2006 by experienced professionals in the field of investments, of ING, the ICU group is a leader in asset management in Ukraine. Currently running ICU are assets of more than $ 400 million. Since 2010, the profitability of the flagship of the group – CIS Opportunities Fund, amounted to more than 16% per year, which significantly exceeded the annual index HFRI EmergingMarketsRussia / EasternEuropeIndex, which amounted to less than 1% over the same period