A7 CONFERENCES organized the first Business Breakfast “Investing in Healthcare Market of Ukraine”

A7 CONFERENCES organized the Business Breakfast discussion on “Investing in Healthcare Market of Ukraine” which was held on April 12, 2012 at Bazaar Brasserie Restaurant in Kyiv (2 Bessarabian Sq.).   The main mission of the event was to develop the investment attractiveness of the healthcare sector in Ukraine.   This Business Breakfast was the first and unique professional public discussion in Ukraine on the capital raising for healthcare sector targeting only top-management representatives of Ukrainian and foreign companies. The event has become also the most specialized independent platform in Ukraine to discuss the major challenges facing businesses in the healthcare sector and representatives of investment institutions, as well as to unite international financial and Ukrainian business jet set, experts and other influential audience in the financial sector of the country.   The Business Breakfast facilitated the discussion and analysis of the latest developments in capital raising in healthcare sector of Ukraine and compare the developments with the global healthcare and pharmaceutical markets, provided excellent networking opportunities with the leaders of healthcare and investment industries in Ukraine and abroad. Executives of top Ukrainian and global companies and investment professionals, who represented investors, private equity funds, multifamily offices, investment and commercial banks, exchanged information about opportunities of attracting financing for Ukrainian companies in times of new economic challenges.   Among the experts during the discussion were:

  • Mikhail Pasechnik, President, Pharmaceutical company Falbi; President, Drugstores Professional Association of Ukraine;
  • Filya Zhebrovska, CEO and Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Farmak, the largest Ukrainian pharmaceutical manufacturer with revenue of $187,5 million in 2011;
  • Valeriy Kondruk, Owner and President, Pharmaceutical company Pharmplanet;
  • Tams Nagy, Managing Director for Ukraine, Advent International Global Private Equity, the first international PE fund with the portfolio in the healthcare sector of Ukraine;
  • Ruslan Cherniy, Editor-in-Chief, Supplement “Finance”, Kommersant Magazine (moderator).

To download the full event brochure please click here. Event video is available on Youtube channel.   According to one of the participants, Valeriy Gudzenko, CEO, TAS-Pharma, the event was «very successful and timely, and there was a lot of to think about.» Also Eric Kadyrov, Head of Credit Suisse AG Ukraine, commented, “caliber of participants to be very good.”   International Law Firm Salans (now – Dentons) was the Official Legal Partner of the event. Media Partners of the event were Ukrainian weekly pharmaceutical newspaper APTEKA and PHARMA.net.ua, the first independent pharmaceutical informational portal in Ukraine.   Among the participants were top-management representatives of such companies as Horizon Capital, Euroventures Ukraine, UBS AG, Deutsche Bank Ukraine, Deloitte & Touche, Warsaw Stock Exchange, Delta Medical, St.Paraskeva Medical Centre, Parapharm, Paritet Law Firm, Kyivguma, BIC Securities, Golden Gate Business, Foyil Securities, UNIVER Investment Company, Capital Times Investment Company, Likar.info, and many others.