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Alfa-Bank’s analysts: total IPO and SPO at year-end to exceed $32 bn.
21 December 2007Alfa-Bank’s analysts: total IPO and SPO at year-end to exceed $32 bn. — Moscow Russia
According to Alfa-Bank’s analysts, the Russian IPO and SPO market will, at year-end, reach a record volume of $32 bn, with nearly 40 placements ranging from $29 bn to $54 bn expected in 2008.
Alfa-Bank Named Russia’s Best Bank for Customer Service
17 December 2007Alfa-Bank Named Russia’s Best Bank for Customer Service — Moscow, Russia
According to a survey: “Customer impression from the quality of customer service in Russia”, in the eyes of its customers Alfa-Bank’s service has been rated the best in the market.
Alfa-Bank sponsors Matsuev concert in London
04 December 2007Alfa-Bank sponsors Matsuev concert in London — London, England
Alfa-Bank has sponsored the sensational premiere Unknown Rachmaninoff in association with the Southbank Centre and Bosco di Ciliegi.
Alfa-Bank plans to finance new aircraft
29 November 2007Alfa-Bank plans to finance new aircraft — Moscow, Russia
Alfa-Bank is planning to finance the construction of the new IL-114 aircraft using the Chkalov Tashkent Aviation Production Association facilities — the largest aircraft construction association in the CIS and the Asian and Pacific regions.
Natalya Orlova, Chief Economist at Alfa-Bank recognized best analyst in banking
26 November 2007Natalya Orlova, Chief Economist at Alfa-Bank recognized best analyst in banking — Moscow, Russia
Alfa Bank’s Research Team has been recognized one of the best in the Russian market.
Alfa-Bank will act the sole arranger of the up-coming deal on the purchase of controlling stake of Maxi Group by NLMK
23 November 2007Alfa-Bank will act the sole arranger of the up-coming deal on the purchase of controlling stake of Maxi Group by NLMK — Moscow, Russia
The deal is likely to be closed by the end of 2007.
Media Statement
19 November 2007Media Statement — Moscow, Russia
After reviewing market conditions Alfa-Bank has concluded that it will not access the international capital markets in 2007.
Alfa-Bank affirms its credibility in the current liquidity-related challenging market conditions Foreign loan for Alfa-Bank
08 November 2007Alfa-Bank affirms its credibility in the current liquidity-related challenging market conditions Foreign loan for Alfa-Bank — Moscow, Russia
Alfa-Bank announces financial results for the First Half 2007
25 October 2007Alfa-Bank announces financial results for the First Half 2007 — Moscow, Russia
Alfa-Banking Group, which includes Alfa-Bank and its subsidiaries, today reported financial results for the first half of 2007.
General Motors CIS was selected as the 2007 winner of the fifth annual Award for Excellence in Foreign Investment, sponsored by Alfa-Bank and the Oxford Said Business School
25 October 2007General Motors CIS was selected as the 2007 winner of the fifth annual Award for Excellence in Foreign Investment, sponsored by Alfa-Bank and the Oxford Said Business School — Moscow, Russia
The Award honors a foreign firm that is conducting business successfully in Russia, while at the same time contributing to a broader improvement of Russia’s business culture and society as a whole.
“Ukraine 2007: What Should Investors Expect?”
01 October 2007“Ukraine 2007: What Should Investors Expect?” — Kiev, Ukraine; Sochi, Russia
The Fourth Ukrainian Investment Forum, “Ukraine 2007: What should investors expect?” organised by Alfa-Bank and Alfa Capital Ukraine, started on 27 September in Kiev
Gene Moldavsky — Head of Alfa-Bank’s Corporate Finance
03 September 2007Gene Moldavsky — Head of Alfa-Bank’s Corporate Finance — Moscow, Russia
He will oversee the origination and execution of M&A and advisory services, equity and debt capital markets businesses.
Ronald  P. Smith takes on dual roles of Head of Research and Chief Strategist
27 August 2007Ronald  P. Smith takes on dual roles of Head of Research and Chief Strategist — Moscow, Russia
He will now monitor global financial trends and provide investment advice and ideas to Alfa-Bank’s equities clients.
19 July 2007Alfa-Bank Announces Top Executive Promotions — Moscow, Russia
Alfa-Bank announced its Board of Directors’ decision to promote Mr. Petr Smida to the position of First Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Alfa-Bank completes US$ 900 million Dual-Tranche Term Syndicated Loan
19 July 2007Alfa-Bank completes US$ 900 million Dual-Tranche Term Syndicated Loan — Moscow, Russia
17 July 2007Alfa-Bank recognized as Best Bank in Russia in 2007 — London, UK
Announcing its decision, the Euromoney jury said that “Alfa-Bank is the real deal in the fast-growing Russian banking market”.
28 June 2007Alfa-Bank’s Chief Strategist Christopher Weafer Named Best Russian Equity Market Strategist — Moscow, Russia
Alfa-Bank’s Chief Strategist Christopher Weafer was recognized as the top equity strategist on the Russian market by Thomson Extel’s 2007 Focus Russia Survey, carried out by Thomson Financial and Interfax.
27 June 2007«IBLF summit showed how Russian companies are changing their management practices for the better,» stressed Leonid Ignat, Director for Communications and PR of Alfa-Bank — London, UK
Leonid Ignat spoke on importance of contributing to raising business standards for banks and investors — both Russian and international, to the audience of the Leaders of multinationals, international investors and Russian companies.
25 June 2007Alfa-Bank has closed its US$500 Million 5-Year Eurobond Issue — Moscow, Russia
This is the fifth and largest drawdown to date under the US$2 billion EMTN (Euro Medium Term Notes) Programme which Alfa-Bank established in June 2004.
06 June 2007Alfa-Bank arranges auction to sell 25.03% RAO UES stake in OGK-5 — Moscow, Russia
Under current Russian Federation legislation, and according to the resolution of the Board of RAO UES of Russia of 9 February 2007, Alfa-Bank acted as the company’s Accredited Agent and together with Merrill Lynch as a financial adviser.
05 June 2007Alfa-Bank — first Russian company to be included in Gartner IT portfolio management report —
Alfa-Bank’s experience in IT portfolio management was recently described in a Gartner report as an example of successful implementation.
Renaissance Capital USD 130,000,000 Syndicated Term Loan Facility
28 May 2007Renaissance Capital USD 130,000,000 Syndicated Term Loan Facility — Moscow, Russia
Due to over-subscription, the transaction was increased from its launch amount of USD 100 million to USD 130 million. Signing of the Loan Agreement took place on 10th May 2007.
19 May 2007Russian Business Leaders Mikhail Fridman and Peter Aven Recognize Alfa Fellows — New York, USA
Over 50 Alfa Fellowship Program Fellows, alumni, and friends gathered on the evening of May 18 to celebrate the inaugural Alfa Fellowship Program Alumni gala.
07 May 2007Alfa-Mobile service considered best IT project in Financial Services Management — Moscow, Russia
This mobile banking system, developed by Alfa-Bank in 2005, has emerged as the first ingenious example of innovation happening in this area.
04 May 2007Moody’s Investors Service raised Alfa-Bank foreign currency deposit rating to Ba1 — Moscow, Russia
Alfa-Bank financial strength rating was upgraded to D+ from D.
25 April 2007Alfa-Bank announces sound financial results for 2006 — Moscow, Russia
Alfa-Banking Group, which embodies Alfa-Bank and its subsidiaries, today reported audited financial results for the full year 2006.
25 April 2007Alexey Marey Appointed Director of Alfa-Bank’s Retail Banking — Moscow, Russia
03 April 2007The 4th Group of Alfa Fellows Meets with Alfa-Bank Chairman Mikhail Fridman — Moscow, Russia
30 March 2007Alfa-Bank completes the third issue under its Diversified Payment Rights Securitization Program — Moscow, Russia
26 March 2007Alfa-Bank is assigned “BBB-” bank survivability assessment by Standard & Poor’s — Moscow, Russia
On March 23, 2007 Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services assigned to Alfa-Bank its first ever in Russia “BBB-” bank survivability assessment.
19 March 2007Edward Kaufman appointed Head of Investment Banking — Moscow, Russia
06 March 2007Expected volume of IPOs will grow to $30 bln in 2007 — Moscow, Russia
02 March 2007Russian retail lending grew 91% in 2006 — Alfa-Bank — Moscow, Russia
According to an Alfa-Bank analysis the Russian retail lending market grew 91% in 2006 to $78.4 bln.
26 February 2007Alfa-Bank has closed its US$300 Million Subordinated Unsecured Notes Issue (Lower Tier 2) — Moscow, Russia
21 February 2007Alfa-Bank and the magazine Cosmopolitan present the first ever co-brand bank card for women in Russia Alfa-Bank — Cosmopolitan — Visa — Moscow, Russia
18 January 2007Ilya Zibareff, Head of Mortgages at Alfa-Bank, among other international experts addressed the Successful Development of the Mortgage Market in Russia and Central & Eastern Europe — Vienna, Austria