16 December 2019
Renaissance Capital appoints Global Head of Private Clients

Renaissance Capital, a leading emerging and frontier markets investment bank, today announces the appointment of Grigory Sedov as Managing Director, Global Head of Private Clients. He will be based in Moscow and will report to Ruslan Babaev, co-CEO, Renaissance Capital. Grigory will be mandated to develop and expand the Firm’s services to private clients across its key markets with a focus on high (and ultrahigh) net-worth individuals (HNWIs).

Ruslan Babaev commented: “We see strong potential in providing services to HNWIs across our core markets and are convinced Grigory is the right person to be in-charge with his wealth of experience and established client relationships. Renaissance Capital stands out for providing access to unique high opportunity emerging and frontier markets, including Africa, Russia, the CIS+ region, Latin America and Iceland. I believe this equips us with opportunities to meet private client needs to diversify and access markets with robust returns potential.”

Grigory Sedov said: “I am truly glad to be a part of the impressive Renaissance Capital team. The need for quality comprehensive services among private wealth is higher than ever and I believe that such a strong brand has great opportunities to become a significant player in this industry, which itself has experienced a transformation in recent years.”

Grigory maintains a strong 15 years’ track record in private client investments and asset management. He started his career at Troika Dialog in 2004. In his most recent position as Partner, Deputy CEO at Aton, he managed the company’s private client business where he built a strong team and a platform for providing financial and advisory services to Russian HNWIs. Grigory graduated from the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation with a degree in Financial Management and completed a General Management Program at Harvard Business School.