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Troika Dialog analysts placed 2nd for Russian market coverage and service according to Institutional Investors 2009 Emerging EMEA Research Team

23.03.2009

Paolo Zaniboni, Managing Director and head of Research at Troika Dialog, together with Troika Dialogs Research Team and Chief Economist Evgeny Gavrilenkov, were awarded second place for Russian market coverage in Institutional Investors 2009 Emerging EMEA Research Team ranking. In addition, Senior Analyst Oleg Maximov took second place for Oil and Gas coverage, while Evgeny Gavrilenkov also placed as a Runner Up on Economics in the emerging markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Our commitment to both depth and breadth of our Research is a big competitive advantage for Troika Dialog, Paolo Zaniboni said. Troika Dialogs strong team of 37 analysts covers all the macro, sector and company-specific trends. Troika Dialog has retained the same level of company coverage in Russia throughout 4Q08 and 1Q09 and has even expanded its product offering to include News from the Fields, which draws on local intelligence from Troika Dialog's extensive branch network across Russia. Im quite pleased that our recommendations on emerging markets in Russia and other CIS countries earn praise from leading international financial institutes and investors as shown by our success in the authoritative Institutional Investor ranking.

To determine the winners in the 2009 Emerging EMEA Research Team ranking, Institutional Investor distributed questionnaires to research divisions and investment executives in financial institutes across the world. Also included in the polling were institutional clients recommended by leading brokerage firms. In total, the ranking reflects the opinions of about 300 analysts and portfolio managers in 220 companies investing in emerging markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.