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01.09.2004

THE OJSC "CB CENTER-INVEST" HAS STRENGTHENED ITS POSITIONS AMONG THE MOST RELIABLE RUSSIAN BANKS

On the results of August 2004 the OJSC "CB Center-invest" was ranked 27 in the top-list of the most reliable banks of the Russian Federation, published on the Banker.ru. During two summer months the Center-invest bank moved 4 points up in the overall rating.

The OJSC "CB Center-invest" was characterized by the rating agency analysts as a full-service credit organization with a strong business reputation, high level of solvency, high quality assets and diversified resource basis. The Bank can be noted for the low level of credit risk and financial stability.

The credit banking rating composed by the Banker.ru is the integral short-term rating appreciation of financial stability and paying capacity of commercial banks, based on careful analysis of quantitative and qualitative characteristics of their functioning in the period concerned.

The professional and authoritative banking analysts have taken over the problem of nominating the grades in the evaluation process. The objectiveness of the drawn rating is guaranteed by application of different evaluation methods by each expert.

The inclusion of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in the list of shareholders of the OJSC "CB Center-invest" will contribute to further strengthening of the largest Rostov bank on the local market, and the rise of its investment attractiveness and reliability.

You can find the full version of the mentioned rating on http://www.bankir.ru/bank/rating/.