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Alina Sychova joins Otkritie Capital as head of Capital Markets Origination

15 Aug 2017

On 15 August 2017, Alina Sychova joined Otkritie Capital as Head of Debt and Equity Capital Markets. This is a new area for the company – its further development will make the Russian and international capital markets accessible for clients and issuers, both through public equity (ECM) and debt securities (DCM) offerings.

Alina has more than 18 years of experience in the investment banking industry, and has successfully closed many deals. Before joining Otkritie, Alina was head of capital markets at Gazprombank for two years. Earlier, Alina led the ECM department at Citibank, and also worked for more than 12 years at Merrill Lynch, where she was responsible for corporate finance, M&A and transaction support for EM financial institutions and issuers seeking funding.

Alina graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and International Business. She also holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the London Business School.

Sergey Sukhanov, CEO of Otkritie Capital: “Continuous business development and strengthening of the team are among our top priorities. I wish Alina every success in her new role. I am confident that her professional managerial talents will help us build an efficient DCM/ECM department capable of achieving impressive results”.

Alina Sychova: “I am pleased to lead the new department within Otkritie Capital’s global team. Providing access to public capital markets is a strategic area for development that will allow us to strengthen the company’s position as a leader in securities trading. This also opens new horizons in terms of expanding our products and service range”.