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Latvian Capital Market Forum 2021

10.00 Opening of the Forum

Santa Purgaile, Chairwoman of the FCMC

Jim Turnbull, Associate Director and Head of DCM – Local Currency and Capital Markets Development at the EBRD

10.15 10-step programme for the development of Latvia’s capital market

Ģirts Rūda, Member of the Board of the FCMC

10.35 Panel discussion: Issuers role in attracting investment (in English)

Moderator: Ivars Bergmanis, Head of Institutional Markets at LHV

Account of Experience: Tallinna Sadam

Discussion participants

  • Marko Raids, Member of the Management Board, Chief Financial Officer at Tallinna Sadam
  • Erik Hagström, Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Linda Nektar
  • Uldis Iltners, Member of the Management Board at AS “MADARA Cosmetics”
  • Krišjānis Zariņš, Project Lead at CMDAF Baltic SME IPO Fund

11.40 Panel discussion: Promotion of investors’ interest in the Baltic capital markets (in Latvian)

Moderator: Ģirts Rūda, Member of the Board of the FCMC

Account of Experience: Juhan Lang, Head of the Equity Research Team, Äripaev

Discussion participants

  • Andris Grafs, Vice President Latvia at the Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance
  • Andrejs Martinovs, Chairman of the Management Board at IPAS INVL Asset Management
  • Pēteris Stepiņš, Chief Executive Officer at Swedbank Investment Management
  • Māris Vainovskis, Attorney at law, Head of Investment Security and Protection Working Group, Foreign Investors’ Council in Latvia

12.40 Panel discussion: National capacity for the development of capital market (in Latvian)

Moderator: Santa Purgaile, Chairwoman of the FCMC

Account of Experience: Ignitis Group

Discussion participants

  • Reinis Bērziņš, Chairman of the Management Board at Development Finance Institution Altum
  • Ints Dālderis, Advisor to the Minister of Finance
  • Mārtiņš Staķis, Chairman of the Riga City Council
  • Daiga Auziņa-Melalksne, Chairwoman of the Management Board at Nasdaq Riga
  • Vladislavs Vesperis, Deputy Head of the Cross-Sectoral Coordination Centre, Head of the Development supervision and assessment division
  • Edmunds Valantis, State Secretary of the Ministry of Economics

13.50 – 14.00 Next steps and closing remarks


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