EM boutique launches Russian branch

EM boutique launches Russian branch

Gemcorp Capital, a London-headquartered investment management firm focused on emerging markets debt and equities, has announced Gemcorp Group is entering the Russian market and launching Gemcorp Russia.

Albert Sagiryan has been appointed CEO of Gemcorp Russia.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Albert Sagiryan to our team”, Atanas Bostandjiev, Gemcorp’s CEO said.

“We believe that Russia presents a very compelling investment and business growth opportunity. Given our long-term commitment to emerging markets, we believe that local presence is essential in building lasting relationships and in-depth understanding of local investment opportunities and trends”.

Sagiryan joins from Sberbank CIB where he headed the bank’s Structured Products Sales and Derivatives business.

He was previously a managing director and co-head of Financing Group for Russia and CIS at Goldman Sachs. He also had a senior banking role at JPMorgan with responsibility for debt capital markets origination in Russia and CIS.