Diana Smachtina

Vice President Director of Corporate Governance at SigmaBleyzer Investment Group LLC

Diana Smachtina

Diana Smachtina

Vice President Director of Corporate Governance at SigmaBleyzer Investment Group LLC

Biography

Diana Smachtina has been with SigmaBleyzer since its founding in 1993. She is well known in Ukraine as a leading specialist in issues of privatization and stock market development. Ms. Smachtina is one of the organizers and permanent members of the governing council of the Ukrainian Stock Market (UAIB). Under her supervision, SigmaBleyzer participated in a pilot project implemented in Ukraine by USAID and Price Waterhouse.

For more than 15 years, Ms. Smachtina has given lectures on economics and management. She is certified in privatization, asset management of investment funds and stock brokerage, and has developed creative approaches to modern education.

In 1995, under her supervision and with SigmaBleyzer’s direct participation, UAIB published a directory titled “Investment Business: Professionally from Professionals.” Ms. Smachtina is often asked to appear at conferences and give interviews with the media as an expert on privatization and corporate culture in Ukraine.

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Founding Partner at SigmaBleyzer Investment Group LLC

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Founding Partner at SigmaBleyzer Investment Group LLC

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Founding Partner at SigmaBleyzer Investment Group LLC

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General Counsel at SigmaBleyzer Investment Group LLC

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Chief Economist & Partner at SigmaBleyzer Investment Group LLC

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Cable Deal Team Leader Partner at SigmaBleyzer Investment Group LLC

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Director, Government Affairs, Washington, D. C. at SigmaBleyzer Investment Group LLC

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Director, Government Affairs, Ukraine at SigmaBleyzer Investment Group LLC

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Director, Investor Relations, Texas Buyouts & Information Technology at SigmaBleyzer Investment Group LLC

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Executive Director, the Bleyzer Foundation at SigmaBleyzer Investment Group LLC

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Vice President Director of Corporate Governance at SigmaBleyzer Investment Group LLC
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Vice President Director of Corporate Governance
1993 - Current

SigmaBleyzer Investment Group invests in emerging markets in regions making the transition to free market economies, specifically countries of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, including Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria and Kazakhstan. The firm considers diverse investment opportunities in cable TV, food and beverages, information technology, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, distribution, retail, consumer products and others. A structured top-down research approach is employed, aimed at identifying the most interesting sectors and companies in each country.The fund typically takes a controlling interest of at least 50% plus one share in the companies in which it invests. They focus on consolidation, expansion, restructuring opportunities and value-creation. SigmaBleyzer pursues private equity opportunities that have a clear exit potential in three to five years. Such exits may be to Western strategic and/or financial investors, Eastern strategic investors such as Russia, and potentially through public offerings in the West.

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