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14.06.2007

Center-invest Bank entered the TOP-2000 of the largest world banks.

In June “Rus-Rating” Agency raised credit rating of OJSC CB “Center-invest” from “BB” up to “BB+” level, “stable” (see annex №1). Agency experts noted that this fact is based on continuous positive marks of bank’s assets quality and profitability being accompanied by branch network expansion.

An important factor were successful loans in Russian and foreign capital markets amounting to over USD 300 million channeled to regional economy development.

The rating is also determined by the presence and successful realization of “South of Russia+” development strategy approved by shareholders.

International bank ranking for 2006 by Bankers Almanac was published in June.

Bankers Almanac is a competent and influential source of financial and analytical information. Its printed version exists since 1845 and since then in order to take investment decisions bankers all over the world analyze and use the data published in it.

In accordance to the results of 2006 Center-invest Bank took 1947th position of world bank rating by the volume of assets. In one year time the Bank skyrocketed by over 250 positions (according to the results of 2005 the Bank occupied 2199th position).

Participation of Center-invest Bank in one of the largest international ratings and its successful advance to the top prove the fact that Center-invest Bank is one of the largest Russian and international banks.

Annex №1

Rating-list
Bank Region Rating
RAIFFESEINBANK AUSTRIA Moscow A
GAZPROMBANK Moscow BBB
ROSBANK Moscow BBB
IMPEXBANK Moscow BBB-
MDM-BANK Moscow BBB-
NOMOS-BANK Moscow BBB-
ORGRES-BANK Moscow BBB-
PROMSVYAZBANK Moscow BBB-
AVANGARD Moscow BB+
BANK ZENITH Moscow BB+
BANK OF MOSCOW Moscow BB+
BANK PETROKOMMERZ Moscow BB+
BIN-BANK Moscow BB+
URALSIB Moscow BB+
URSA BANK Novosibirsk BB+
CENTER-INVEST BANK Rostov-on-Don BB+
BANK AK BARS Kazan BB
BANK RENAISSANCE Moscow BB-
BANK NORTHERN TREASURY Yekaterinburg BB-
VTB 24 Moscow BB-
ZAPSIBKOMBANK Tyumen region BB-
INVESTMENT BANK TRUST Moscow BB-
NBD-BANK Nizhny Novgorod BB-
PROBUSINESSBANK Moscow BB-
BANK OF KHANTY-MANSIYSK Tyumen region BB-
CHELINDBANK Chelyabinsk BB-
BANK SOYUZ Moscow B+
METALLINVESTBANK Moscow B+
MOSCOE BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT Moscow B+
NATIONAL BANK TRUST Saint-Petersburg B+
SDM-BANK Moscow B+
SKB-BANK Yekaterinburg B+
SURGUTNEFTEGAZBANK Surgut B+
FUNDSERVICEBANK Moscow B+
KONVERSBANK Moscow B
INTERNATIONAL BANK OF SAINT-PETERSBURG Saint-Petersburg B
RUSSIAN STANDARD Moscow B
SOCIAL CITY BANK Moscow region B
UGLEMETBANK Chelyabinsk B
MUNICIPAL BANK OF NOVOSIBIRSK Novosibirsk B-
SAROVBUSINESSBANK Nizhny Novgorod B-
URALS BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT Yekaterinburg B-
BARENTZBANK Murmansk CCC+