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Sberbank CIB takes top spots in eight categories of Extel Survey 2018


Sberbank Investment Research, the research department of Sberbank’s corporate and investment banking business, has taken first place in five of the nine categories of Extel Survey 2018 and been recognised as having some of the best analysts in Russia and CIS.

Sberbank CIB’s1 team also took first place in the Equity Sales category and Olga Klimova, Head of Equity and Managing Director, was recognised as the best in her field.

Sberbank CIB’s annual conference Russia: The Inside Track was recognised as the top pan-European brokerage event.

Sberbank Investment Research analysts secured first place in five of the nine Russia and CIB sector categories:

  • Svetlana Sukhanova, Maria Sukhanova — Telecommunications & Media
  • Yulia Gordeeva, Igor Vasilyev, Alexey Ryabushko — Small & Mid-Cap Research
  • Irina Lapshina — Metals & Mining
  • Andrey Kuznetsov, Cole Akeson — Equity Strategy
  • Andrew Keeley, Yelena Tsaryova — Banks and Other Financials

Sberbank Investment Research analysts also made the top three in the following categories: Consumer/Retail, Oil & Gas, Fixed Income Research, and Economics & Macro.

Commenting on the results of the survey, Andrey Shemetov, Vice President and Head of the Global Markets Department of Sberbank CIB, said: “We are proud that Sberbank Investment Research has been recognised by the international investment community at the highest level. Our leading positions in multiple categories of this year’s WeConvene Extel Survey show that Sberbank Investment Research is one of the top investment research teams in Russia and the CIS. It is a testament to our commitment to providing leading-class, comprehensive research products that feature accurate and detailed information for making investment decisions.”

Sberbank Investment Research, one of the oldest research teams on the market, provides equity and fixed income investment support as part of the Global Markets business of Sberbank CIB. Sberbank Investment Research delivers comprehensive analysis of the market and publishes daily reports covering the economy and equity and fixed income markets of the CIS, and calculates the Ivanov Index of consumer confidence. In 2017, Sberbank Investment Research released more than 400 analytical products (excluding daily reports).

The WeConvene Extel Survey was first introduced in its initial form in 1974 by Thomson Reuters. Since July 2014 the survey has been compiled by WeConvene, a global platform that provides corporate services to buy-side and sell-side participants of the financial market. The Extel Survey is the leading independent ranking of investment market participants.

Sberbank is Russia’s largest bank and a leading global financial institution. Sberbank holds almost one third of aggregate Russian banking sector assets, it is the key lender to the national economy and the biggest deposit taker in Russia. The Central Bank of the Russian Federation is the founder and principal shareholder of Sberbank owning 50% of the Bank's authorized capital plus one voting share, with the remaining 50% held by domestic and international investors. Sberbank has more than 145 million customers in 20 countries. Sberbank has the largest distribution network in Russia with almost 15,000 branches, and its international operations include UK, US, CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, India, China, Turkey and other countries.

The Bank holds the general banking license No.1481 issued by the Bank of Russia. Official websites of the Bank: (Sberbank Group website),

Sberbank CIB

Sberbank CIB is the corporate and investment banking business of Sberbank. Its key areas of activity are corporate finance (including trade finance), the documentary business2, investment banking services, trade operations with securities, and private equity. Sberbank’s corporate and investment banking business provides integrated financial solutions and investment advisory services to its clients, which include major corporations, financial institutions, sovereign states and federal and sub-federal government bodies and organisations.

1 On the basis of JSC “Sberbank CIB” and Sberbank.
2 Banking products and services provided by Sberbank.