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Troika Dialog Analysts Earn Top Rankings in Extel Pan-Europe 2011 Survey


Troika Dialog, the leading Russian investment bank is pleased to announce the resounding success of its team of expert analysts in the Russian and Emerging Markets section of the prestigious Thomson Reuters Extel pan-Europe 2011 Survey.

Troika Dialog's analysts achieved first place in seven of the ten categories of the Russia Brokerage Firm awards. Analysts covering Economics, Strategy, Metals & Mining, Oil & Gas, Consumer and Utilities all placed first, as did the Trading & Execution team. Troika Dialog ranked second overall for Russia in the awards and second in Russia Equity Sales. Four of Troika Dialog's individual analysts placed in the top ten overall leading analysts for Russia while Mikhail Stiskin (Metal & Mining) and Oleg Maximov (Oil & Gas) also received recognition as leading Pan-European analysts, attaining sixth and eighth place respectively in the Emerging EMEA analyst ratings.

"This year's achievements in the Extel Pan-Europe 2011 Survey have reinforced Troika Dialog's position as a consistently expert provider of Russian and CIS market analysis," said Paolo Zaniboni, Head of Research at Troika Dialog and Head of the firm's London operations. “I am pleased that the team’s tireless hard work and effort has translated into yet another solid performance in the rankings for 2011. It is particularly gratifying to win awards on the basis of customer endorsement and the desire to provide incisive, ideas-led research on the Russia-CIS investment opportunity which motivates us to maintain this performance year after year and continue investing in the team and the scope of our coverage."

The Thomson Reuters Extel survey was first introduced in its initial form in 1974. Voted by buy-side professionals between March and May in investment firms around the world, it has become the international quality benchmark for how research is viewed by industry professionals and is the leading independent ranking of investment market participants. Results and methodology are audited and verified by independent specialists Deloitte and are available online at