12 new members joined AmCham in
Uzbekistan in January – April 2008
•Eurasia Capital Management is the leading alternative investment management group focused on investments in Central Asia, the Caucasus and Mongolia
•Eurasia Capital Management manages five investment funds focused on investing in frontier markets in Central Asia, the Caucasus and Mongolia
•ECM is focused on providing for investors access to investment opportunities across various asset classes (equities, property and private equity) in nine countries (Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Mongolia)
•Eurasia Capital International is a newly established advisory firm with subsidiaries in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Mongolia
•Donaev Management Consulting was founded in Tashkent in 1998. Today, the company has become one of the leading economic development consulting firms in Central Asia.
•Donaev Management Consulting renders services in the sphere of business consulting, marketing and sociological researches, human resources management, government reforms, valuation, finance and audit. Professional services rendered by company cover all steps of the project cycle, from identification and formulation to implementation, review and evaluation.
•Donaev Management Consulting works on projects in Central Asia countries on behalf of various international development agencies, as well as national and local governments and private sector clients.
•AFS- Research Investment Company is one of the leaders in the financial market of Central Asia and Uzbekistan. The company provides the whole range of services aimed at the efficient operations of the corporate clients and private investors in the capital market.
•Confidential management of assets, investment and banking services, trade stock operations and investment consulting is the strategy of our company business.
•Baker & McKenzie is a law firm of more than 3,600 locally qualified, internationally experienced lawyers in 70 offices located in 38 countries, has provided sophisticated legal advice and services to many of the world’s most dynamic and global organizations for more than 50 years. The company represents a wide range of corporations and financial institutions investing and operating in Central Asia - in the manufacturing, product sales and distribution, technology, natural resources, infrastructure, energy and finance sectors, among others. Through the years, company has advised extensively on high-end cross-border financings, M&A transactions and construction projects.
•Central Asia Seed Company was founded on 1 June 1997 in Alabama. The main activity of company is financing, producing and sales of cotton fiber and cotton seeds grown in the Syrdarya region of Uzbekistan. The company uses 100% American equipment.
UZACE is association of the natural and legal persons engaged in professional engineering. Their activity is directed to development of Engineering in the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as summing up, analysis and dissemination of foreign and national experience in the field of engineering-consulting activity.
Main targets of UZACE are as below:
•Development and improvement of consultancy quality and engineering services in Republic of Uzbekistan
•Introduction of the best practices and assistance in the problems solving
•Protection of the rights and lawful interests of its members
•Development and improvement of intellectual capacity of the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as extending of the Uzbek engineering services to the territory of other countries, as a segment of economic exportation
OLSOFT was founded in 1991, and has developed many software projects since then. The company provides all software life cycle services - from specifying goals and prototype creation to administration and support of created systems. OLSOFT provides software development under all versions of Microsoft Windows projects of company include various internet projects, mobile solutions, data mining and artificial intelligence systems, investment software, utilities for mass usage, utilities and libraries for developers, etc. At present OLSOFT is developing the backup application and mobile banking system.
SADAF-Stomatologiya LLC was registered in 1988 and became one of the first private firms in Uzbekistan. It began its activity by opening its own clinic in Mirzo Ulugbek district in Tashkent. Since then SADAF is successfully operating in the market of medical services.
The firm activity covers different areas of medicine including dentistry where SADAF-Stomatologiya LLC renders services to the population of Tashkent and guests of the capital.
Société Générale is one of the leading financial service groups in the euro zone. It employs more than 120,000 people worldwide in three key businesses:
•Retail Banking & Financial Services: Société Générale serves more than 22.5 million individual customers worldwide.
•Global Investment Management & Services: Société Générale is the 4th largest banks in the euro zone in terms of assets under custody (EUR 2,262 billion, December 2006) and under management (EUR 422 billion, December 2006).
•Corporate & Investment Banking: Société Générale ranks among the leading corporate and investment banks in the euro zone and one of the most profitable with an ROE after tax of 47.6% (December 2006).
GRATA is the regional network of more then 70 locally qualified lawyers, experienced in provisioning high-caliber legal services and efficient business solutions in the countries of Central Asian and Caspian Regions. GRATA has 5 teams which are engaged in various areas of legal assistance on economic issues. Company’s highly respected team of professionals admitted in Uzbekistan is experienced in technical assistance programs, telecommunication, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border investment and business transactions, privatization and mining expertise.
We also would like to welcome our non-resident member Eurasia Foundation and Individual member Ronald L Webb, USA