Rigged games and compromises of the political elite virtually halted reforms - Igor Mazepa
22 March 2016

Igor Mazepa is one of the few investment bankers who did not want to go to the civil service. But he cannot fail to engage in the processes. Being on good terms with the Head of the Presidential Administration…

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What to expect from the Ukrainian privatization?
17 March 2016

Given the huge legacy of the Soviet economy, in 24 years of independence Ukraine managed to attract only 64 billion hryvna from privatization of its assets. This figure corresponds to the three-month…

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How to regulate the business of oligarchs
14 March 2016

Author: Andrey Gerus Last Friday, the Parliament had a round table discussion of prospects of the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC). At the meeting, they considered the new…

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30 hryvna to dollar is not a realistic rate
29 January 2016

After the currency market calmed down, it is time to calculate what exchange rate of hryvna to dollar in 2016 will be able to balance our economy. My relatively simple, and therefore more primitive approach,…

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Economy 2016: Perfect calm after the perfect storm
12 January 2016

To the Ukrainian economy ceased to be a leaky sailboat, one should not only stop closing off the loopholes with IMF loans, but also start paddling Many officials compare recent developments in Ukraine…

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About the future price rises, prospects of the economy and “rescuers” of Ukraine: interview with Olexandr Paraschiy
8 January 2016

The analyst of the one of largest investment companies gave a forecast for 2016 and summarized economic results of 2015 Olexandr Paraschiy, analyst of Concorde Capital, believes that the next year will…

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The investment banker Mazepa: investment attractiveness of Ukraine will not change because of termination of free trade with Russia
17 December 2015

Foreign investors do not consider Ukraine as a pass to the Russian market, says the Director General of Concorde Capital Investment Company Igor Mazepa. Investment attractiveness of Ukraine will not…

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To live a new debt: prospects of Ukraine after the debt transaction
17 November 2015

Why Ukraine is like a taxi driver, who drives the “tin Lizzie". Column of the investment banker Igor Mazepa Imagine a world where our country is a taxi driver, making his living on the “tin Lizzie",…

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Whether Kyiv’ debt be another "debt of Yanukovych?"
9 November 2015

The Kyiv City Council together with the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance adopted a common proposal to restructure debt to holders of Kyiv Eurobonds. At first sight, it is difficult to refuse. However, according…

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To spite your face: What will get Russia abandoning restructuring
29 October 2015

The only participant missed the regular meeting of creditors in London today - the Russian National Welfare Fund, owner of $ 3 billion debt securities, known as the financial assistance to Yanukovych,…

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26 October 2015

Igor Mazepa: An attempt to keep money inside the country turns off new, fresh capital inflow. On the eve of the local election, journalists of Grushevskogo, 5 met one of the most influential investment…

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When 0.25 is more than 5: Specific features of the domestic interest rate
8 October 2015

An investment banker Igor Mazepa explains why reduction of FRS rate for 0.25 point is more important to our economy than decrease of the NBU discount rate by 5 points. In mid-September, the entire world…

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Ihor Mazepa: Government-Owned Banks Will Become Dominant in Ukraine after Crisis
6 October 2015

"One or two fellow investment bankers are still here. These are all that still left on the market” The logo of Concorde Capital Investment Company was once showed off in the roof of then the most reputable…

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There are no good taxes
9 September 2015

All Ukrainian governments, including those not very effective, tried to carry out the tax reform. They delivered fiery speeches, repeated all the right words about improvement of the investment climate.…

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Igor Mazepa, "We are passing the bottom"
7 September 2015

Igor Mazepa responds to international turbulence in a low key - his business is not associated with risky operations, so the fall of market quotations will not affect Concorde dramatically. Meanwhile,…

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