OREANDA-NEWS. June 5, 2012. The YIII annual conference “Factoring in Russia” took place on May 17, 2012, organized by Rating RA. Chief topics for discussion: factoring market development under conditions of liquidity deficit, market prospects for the next two years. During the conference the best 2011 factors were awarded.

Promsviazbank was in the lead among Factors by volume of transferred monetary demands, VTB Factoring was awarded in nomination “Factoring market leader by portfolio volume”. The fastest growing Factor (out of top-20) in 2011 was NOMOS-BANK. “Start-up of the year” award came to two companies: KLEVER and POLITEKS (the both factors signed their first deal in 2011, the volume of transferred demands in 2011 exceeded 1 bln rubles).

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. 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 350 companies (including companies from Eastern Europe, CIS and the Baltic countries) and regions (60 received the Agency credit rating).