Dmitry Olyunin opened the plenary session of the Adam Smith Russian Banking Forum and Ilya Polyakov became a co-host of the corporate banking sessionOn November 17, the 22nd Adam Smith Russian Banking Forum was held in Moscow. It is one of the oldest conferences which annually attracts top-managers and leaders of the Russian banking sector.
This year the event was held in the format of opened debates with participation of moderator and co-hosts. Rosbank was represented by Dmitry Olyunin and Ilya Polyakov.
Adam Smith conference included 4 thematic sessions devoted to the problems of banking sector, capital raising, retail and corporate business development.
Dmitry Olyunin took part in the discussion called "Banking business and the crisis – possible solutions for the banking sector", that covered a wide range of issues such as current banking market, future of the banking sector under sanctions, changes in the business strategy amid crisis. In his speech Dmitry Olyunin marked out the growing activities of the large banking players included in the list of systematically important credit institutions.
Ilya Polyakov participated in the discussion called «Banking services to the corporate and SME sector». The experts analyzed lending market dynamics in 2014/2015 and presented their forecast for 2016 financial year. They also emphasized recent positive trends on the Russian capital market. New deals on the international syndicated lending sector were arranged. Ilya Polyakov mentioned as an example the deals with such Russian companies as Acron, Metalloinvest, EuroChem, NLMK, Polymetal which continue borrowing on the western markets.