OREANDA-NEWS. December 28, 2011. On the X Annual Anniversary Conference "Leasing in Russia -2011" organized by the rating agency "Expert RA", awarding ceremony of the leaders of the leasing market .

"In addition to awarding the market leaders in terms of new business and leasing portfolio of the largest segments of the equipment, we also decided to celebrate the company that can appreciate more deeply within the rated - says Roman Romanovsky, a leading expert of credit ratings intitutov "Expert RA". - So, were awarded diplomas to companies in the categories "high reliability" and "high level of risk management.'"

Expert RA Rating Agency is the first independent rating agency in Russia founded in 1997 by Expert  magazine. It is presently the largest Russian rating agency staffed with 60 plus employees.

The Agency strategic goal is to provide all-round information and analysis assistance to companies, operating on the Russian market.

The Agency business is based on unique system of rating products. Expert RA family of ratings presents classic credit ratings of companies in all economic branches, regions and municipalities, as well as ratings related to different aspects of social responsibility of companies: corporate governance rating, companies' ecological liability rating.

Currently Expert RA ratings have been assigned to over 100 companies (including companies from Eastern Europe, CIS and the Baltic countries) and regions (60 received the Agency credit rating).

The Agency is also engaged in preparing and publishing lists of the largest Russian companies and sectoral leaders, ratings of regional investment attraction, and conducting comprehensive studies of Russian economy branches and commodity markets.

Expert RA Rating Agency has acquired recognition in Russian and foreign business circles as a supplier of independent and professionally prepared rating product and analytic materials.