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Sberbank Investment Research voted number one Russian Team at Institutional Investor All-Russia Research Team 2013 Rankings


Sberbank Investment Research, the research division of Sberbank CIB1 and one of the largest and most experienced analytical teams in the market, has continued to build on its recent success by securing the top position at the Institutional Investor All-Russia Research Team 2013 rankings, announced in Moscow. An impressive seven analysts from Sberbank Investment Research appeared in this year's ranking of the top ten analysts.

Sberbank Investment Research was voted the leading All-Russia Research Team by Institutional Investor, with the team’s analysts recording leadership positions in the following seven fields: Economics (Evgeny Gavrilenkov), Fixed-Income Strategy (Alexander Kudrin), Consumer (Mikhail Krasnoperov), Metals & Mining (Mikhail Stiskin), Oil & Gas (Oleg Maximov), and Real Estate (Julia Gordeyeva). Gavrilenkov and Kudrin are two of three analysts in the market who have been included in this ranking for ten years running. Top honors were also received for Equity Strategy. Sberbank CIB was also named as having both Russia’s top trading as well as sales teams.

Commenting on the award, Paolo Zaniboni, Head of Sberbank Investment Research, Managing Director, said: “I am absolutely delighted that the team has been voted the leading All-Russia Research Team in the Institutional Investor rankings. It is another incredible achievement for Sberbank Investment Research and one that really speaks to the depth of the team’s industry knowledge, cutting-edge analysis and local market expertise which is offered to both Russian and international clients.”

Andy Smith Head of Equity Research at Sberbank Investment Research, Managing Director, added: “Sberbank Investment Research has now secured the top positions in both the Institutional Investor and Thomson Reuters Extel rankings for Russia. This underlines the incredible quality and scope of our research offering. I am thrilled that these awards recognize the unrivalled talent and expertise of all our analysts, as well the strength of our industry leading franchise.”

“These awards acknowledge Sberbank Investment Research’s market-leading research and unrivalled coverage of Russia and the CIS,” remarked Alexander Kudrin, Head of Fixed Income Research, Managing Director. “We have been actively building our platform to equip our clients with the best possible information to make debt market investment decisions and I am delighted that the team’s dedication has been recognized with this latest accolade.”

Earlier this month, Sberbank Investment Research swept the board in the prestigious Thomson Reuters Extel Pan-Europe Survey 2013 which recognizes outstanding performance in the investment industry. Sberbank Investment Research was voted as the leading brokerage firm in Russia and its sector teams of analysts topped no fewer than nine categories covering Banks & Other Financials, Consumer/Retail, Economics & Macroeconomics, Equity Strategy, Fixed Income Research, Metals & Mining, Oil & Gas, Telecommunications and Utilities. Sberbank Investment Research’s analysts also commanded ten out of twelve individual first places in their respective sectors.

Additionally, last week Andy Smith, Head of Equity Research, Managing Director, was honored with the Sammons Associates’ best Head of Research in EMEA award. Sammons Associates is a London-based executive search firm.

For more than thirty years, Institutional Investor has recognized both firms and individuals in the financial services industry for outstanding achievement. Institutional Investor's editorial and research-supported rankings and awards have earned the highest regard in the industry for their integrity and continue to set the standard by which excellence is measured.

Sberbank Investment Research provides equity and fixed income investment ideas as part of the Global Markets business of Sberbank CIB. Led by Paolo Zaniboni, Managing Director, and supported by Andy Smith, Head of Equity Research, Managing Director, and Alexander Kudrin, Head of Fixed Income Research, Managing Director, the department performs comprehensive analyses of the market and publishes analytical reports covering individual issuers and industry sectors for its institutional investor client base. The Economics Department, a separate division of Sberbank CIB, publishes monthly economic reports and the “Chief Economist’s View.” The division is headed by Evgeny Gavrilenkov, Chief Economist, Managing Director.

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