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Alex Bart

Alex Bart

Managing Partner&Founder

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Alex Bart

Alex Bart

Managing Partner&Founder

Tel: + 380 (44) 237 77 27

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Mr. Bart brings over a decade of experience in the investment banking industry from New York and Kiev. Between 3Q2013 and 3Q2014, amidst the depth of the financial market crisis, Alex oversaw more than $100 million in both secondary and primary market turnover. He began his career in New York with the Loan Syndications group of BNP Paribas and then moved over to the Credit Derivatives trading desk at Deutsche Bank. Possessing an entrepreneurial spirit, Mr. Bart moved to Ukraine in 2009, where he worked on the sales & trading desks at some of the top local investment banks in Kiev, the last of which was Foyil Securities. Mr. Bart graduated from New York University – Stern School of Business with a dual major in Finance and International Business and a minor in Russian Studies. He is a fluent Russian speaker.

Yaroslav Udovenko

Yaroslav Udovenko

Managing Partner, CEO

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Yaroslav Udovenko

Yaroslav Udovenko

Managing Partner, CEO

Tel: + 380 (44) 237 77 27

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Mr. Udovenko started his career as an equity analyst at Investment Group Sokrat and NRG Capital, where he quickly became a globally recognized sector analyst covering Ukrainian agro-food sector companies and made recommendations followed by institutional funds, hedge fund managers and individual clients. In 2011 Mr. Udovenko was recruited to Foyil Securities, a top ranked regional bank based in Kiev, for the position of Vice President, Senior Analyst, and was later promoted to Head of Research. In this position he led the research team on the execution and analytical support for secondary markets research and corporate finance projects, covering a variety of sectors including agro-food, energy, mining, machinery, IT and media. In addition to overall department-wide responsibility, he served as a lead analyst role on numerous transactions, including private placements, convertible bond arrangements, local bonds issues, M&A, JVs and others. Mr. Udovenko holds BS and MS diplomas in Economic Cybernetics from Kiev National University of Taras Shevchenko. He is fluent in English, Ukrainian and Russian.

Martin Birch

Martin Birch

Managing Partner, Head of Sales

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Martin Birch

Martin Birch

Managing Partner, Head of Sales

Tel: + 380 (44) 237 77 27

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Mr. Birch began his career in 1984 in London with Merrill Lynch International Bank, in their capital markets and bond trading desks and in 1986 moved to London office of Japanese bank Mitsui Trust and Banking Corporation. Mr. Birch has worked in a number of senior revenue generation positions across multiple industries and over the past 20 years has been residing in London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and Sydney, before moving to Kiev and joining Foyil Securities in 2008 as Senior Vice President of International Institutional Sales. Throughout his career, Martin has been consistently one of the top revenue earners across multiple disciplines, due to his keen nose for value discrepancies and his high moral code, which has earned him the respect of clients and colleagues. Natural Resource projects, (in particular in mining and oil/gas sectors), are a particular specialty and an area where Mr. Birch has built a substantial amount of knowledge and experience. Mr. Birch is originally from Cambridge, England, where he completed his studies before relocating to London.