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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development: Business and investment opportunities in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Armenia, and Belarus

  • 11 May 2017
  • 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • 1000 La Gauchetière West, Montréal, suite 900


CERBA is proud to invite the business community to learn about opportunities with one of the most established and reputed financial institutions active in former Soviet Union countries (the Bank is also now active in the Middle East and North Africa). The event is co-organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal and CERBA. 

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) helps businesses flourish. Through financial investments, business services and involvement in high-level policy dialogue, EBRD promotes entrepreneurship.

EBRD will provide an overview of the Bank's activities and how Canadian business can engage with the institution. It will also provide a market overview of: Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, where the bank has recently re-engaged its investment activities. 

Speakers and honoured guests:

  • Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Konstantin Zhigalov (see bio)
  • Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova, Ala Beleavschi 
  • EBRD Managing Director for Eastern Europe and the Caucasus, Francis Malige (see bio)
  • Head of EBRD’s North American Representative Office, Michèle Small (see bio)

How to engage with EBRD:

  • Project finance
  • Advice for businesses
  • Procurement
  • Trade finance services

Economic sectors and actors of interest:

  • Municipal Infrastructure
  • Power and Energy
  • Natural Resources
  • Agribusiness
  • Equity funds
  • Financial Institutions
  • Information and Communication technology
  • Legal reforms
  • Manufacturing and services
  • Property and tourism
  • Transport

A lunch will be served from 12:00 to 13:00.

Please note that EBRD representatives can make themselves available for private meetings if scheduled in advance.

Please register on the website of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal:

For more information please contact:

Sébastien Dakin

Regional Director

CERBA Montréal and Ottawa Chapter

Tel: +1 (514) 575-6334

[email protected]

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