RDIF and CII host investment conference in New Delhi

Press release, 09.12.2014
New Delhi, December 9, 2014 – The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will tomorrow host a conference in New Delhi which will be attended by Russian and Indian state officials and businessmen. The event will set out the key benefits of investing in Russia and India, promoting bilateral investment and cooperation between the two countries.
During the conference participants will discuss opportunities for collaboration, in particular focussing on using RDIF’s co-investment model for implementing lucrative projects. 
Around 100 participants are scheduled to attend the conference, among them:
State Bank of India
Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC)
Tata Group
Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS)
Sun Group
A number of leading pharmaceutical companies.
Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), said:
“We consider India an important partner in stimulating mutual investment and economic collaboration. We hope this conference will provide impetus for a new stage of a profitable relationship and trigger future investment initiatives.”
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Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) was established in June 2011 to make equity co-investments primarily in Russia alongside reputable international financial and strategic investors. Based in Moscow, RDIF’s management company is a 100% subsidiary of Vnesheconombank. Further information is available at www.rdif.ru 
Media contacts: 
Maria Medvedeva 
Russian Direct Investment Fund 
Director, Media Relations Department 
Mobile: +7 964 726 17 73 
E-mail: mm@rdif.ru
Hudson Sandler
Andrew Hayes/ Elena Garside
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7796 4133