MOSCOW—Citigate Dewe Rogerson, the Huntsworth-owned financial communications consultancy, has opened an office in Moscow.

The new office follows eight years of affiliation with Infomost Communication, which will now operate under the CDR global brand, providing integrated financial and corporate communications and investor relations services to international, Russian and CIS businesses.

According to CDR managing director Patrick Donovan, “Russia is a strategically important region for us. As a company we have been active in this region for over 20 years, working closely with Infomost on a variety of projects, including transactions for VTB, Severstal, VimpelCom, KazMunaiGas.”

CDR has handled more than 25 transactions in the CIS over the last seven years, raising more than $20 billion in proceeds.