Founded in 1990, Alfa-Bank is one of largest private banks in Russia, which offers a wide range of products and operates in all sectors of the financial market, including interbank, corporate and retail lending, deposits, payment and account services, foreign exchange operations, cash handling services, investment banking, and trade finance, as well as other ancillary services to corporate and retail customers. Under International Accounting Standards (IAS), on July 1, 2015, the assets of Alfa Banking Group — which comprises Alfa-Bank as well as subsidiary banks and financial companies — totaled $36.5 bln, total equity was $4.4 bln and loan portfolio totaled $26.1 bln, with net profit for the first half of 2015 of $32 mln. By July 1, 2015, Alfa-Bank serves over 194,300 corporate customers and 13.9 mln individuals (including individual customers served by Baltiysky Bank). Alfa-Bank has 775 offices and branches in Russia and abroad, including a subsidiary bank in the Netherlands, as well as financial subsidiaries in the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Cyprus.

Alfa-Bank has a long history of placing a strong emphasis on philanthropic work, Russian culture’s development, the support to our gifted youth and those who need special protection and care. Thus, for over ten years, Alfa-Bank has been supporting Life Line Charity Fund, the main purpose of which is to treat children suffering from severe diseases. In 2013 Alfa-Bank as a part of Alfa Group Consortium together with the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences launched a new charitable program to support pediatric endocrinology in Russia, donating US $100 mln to support a health care promotion program for Russian children. For more than 20 years Alfa-Bank has been carrying out the scholarship program “Alfa Chance”, which provides gifted students from across the country with individual scholarships. For six consecutive years, Alfa-Bank has been organizing thematic exhibitions related to significant events of Russian history, which are held all over the country.

With financial support of Alfa-Bank regions of Russia every year host concerts and theatrical performances. Being keen on the young generation and modern technologies, Alfa-Bank has been supporting a world-scale open-air festival Alfa Future People, which was held twice near Nizhniy Novgorod. Alfa-Bank is one of the founders of the National Literary Award “Big Book”. It also has a number of projects with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Russian Chess Association. Together with the Ministry of Culture of Russia Alfa-Bank renovated Russian Pavilion in Venice and for about 7 years keeps maintaining the building.


State Corporation “Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)” was established in 2007 in conformity with Federal Law On Bank for Development” through a transformation of Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of the USSR.

Bank for Development is one of the key instruments for implementing the state economic policy aimed at removing infrastructure restrictions that impede economic growth, enhancing efficient utilization of natural resources, developing high-tech industries, unleashing innovative and industrial potential of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and ensuring support for exports of industrial goods and services.

Vnesheconombank participates in implementing projects that are of priority importance for the development of Russia’s economy, but which, for a number of reasons (huge volumes of investment resources required, complexity, long payback periods) experience resource shortage. Vnesheconombank delivers support for projects both through directly extended loans and credits, including project co-financing with other financial institutions, and by issuing guarantees and sureties.

Legal and Postal Address: Vnesheconombank, Akademika Sakharova Prospekt, 9, Moscow, 107996, Russian Federation
Telephone: +7 (495) 721-18-63
Fax: +7 (499) 975-21-43
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JSC VTB Bank, its subsidiary banks and financial organisations (VTB Group or the Group)
comprise a leading Russian financial group, offering a wide range of financial and banking services and products in Russia, the CIS, and sel ect countries of Europe, North America, Asia, and Africa.
The Group operates in Russia through the parent company VTB Bank and its five subsidiary banks. VTB Group’s largest subsidiary banks in Russia are VTB24 and Bank of Moscow. Its subsidiary financial organisations offer insurance, leasing, factoring, and other financial services, as well as services on the stock market. 

VTB Group has the most extensive international network of any Russian bank, with more than 30 banks and financial companies in more than 20 countries.

As of 30 June 2015, the Group was the second largest financial group in Russia by assets (RUB 11,74 trillion) and by customer accounts (RUB 6,08 trillion).
The Government of the Russian Federation is VTB Group’s main shareholder and owns 60.9% of its registered share capital through the Federal Property Management Agency.


The corporate charity fund Renova was founded in 2007 for the purpose of implementing the policy of corporate charity and social investments of the Renova Group in the priority areas of the national development agenda in science, education, culture and arts, development of civil society and local self-governance institutions, environmental protection and sustainable development.


PАО Severstal is one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel related mining companies, with assets in Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Poland, Italy and Liberia. Severstal is listed on RTS and MICEX and the company’s GDRs are traded on the LSE. Severstal reported revenue of $6,396 million and EBITDA of $2,096 million in 2015. Severstal’s crude steel production in 2015 reached 11.5 million tonnes.


The Art, Science and Sport Charity Foundation was founded by Russian businessman and philanthropist, Alisher Usmanov, in order to support and assist with arranging important social events in the areas of the arts, culture and sports, as well as in establishing scientific, educational and social projects in the Russian Federation. 
The charitable activities of the Art, Science and Sport Foundation are designed to support projects in the following areas:
— Culture and Arts
The preservation and augmentation of Russia’s cultural heritage are some of the priority objectives of the Foundation. The Art, Science and Sport Foundation provides extensive support to artists and their activities in the areas of architecture, painting, music, literature and other art forms. Many of the projects were established with the help of the Art, Science and Sport Charity Foundation and the personal involvement of Mr. Alisher Usmanov became landmarks in the cultural life of the country.

— Science and Education
The Art, Science and Sport Charity Foundation supports projects for the exchange of experience and views among specialists fr om various branches of science. These take the form of conferences, forums, festivals and other modern platforms for professional discussions. Support is also provided to educational institutions at all levels, including higher education institutions.

— Sports
In an effort to contribute to the development of sport in Russia, the Foundation supports sports clubs and federations, helps to organise professional and amateur competitions, encourages young athletes and participates in programmes aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle and a sporting culture.

— Helping the Community
The Art, Science and Sport Charity Foundation arranges and supports the development of healthcare infrastructure and social care facilities. The Foundation is an active patron of a number of orphanages, special-care boarding schools, and other institutions for orphans and children left without parental care. Serious attention is paid to institutions which bring up severely ill children and children with disabilities.