OREANDA-NEWS. June 25, 2012. According to the Russia Thomson Extel 2012 report, Otkritie Capital Sales and Research teams significantly strengthened their positions, including the core categories.

Thus, in Russia: Country Research, our Research team jumped from last year’s 11th position to 6th. In Equity sales, the team hit the TOP-5, compared to last year’s 8th ranking.

We are delighted to make special mention of individual achievements by our Sales and Research personnel:

Alexander Burgansky confirmed his TOP-5 position in Oil & Gas

Vladimir Tikhomirov gained 6th position in Economics & Macro, compared to 11th last year.

Vladimir Savov broke into the 8th position in Banks.

Mikhail Terentyev and Yuri Rodionov, novices in this ranking, reached 8th in Consumer/Retail.

Tom Mundy, strategist at Otkritie Capital, hit TOP-10 in his category.

Sergey Beyden (Utilities), Alexander Vengranovich (Telecommunications ), Robert Manz and Denis Gabrielic (Metals & Mining) were all in the TOP-20 in their sectors.

Mlada Yegikian, also new to this rating, grabbed 9th position in Equity Sales in our region.

The ranking of Thomson Reuters Extel is based on a poll among the world’s financial market players. It was first promoted in 1974; this year, more than 14,000 investors took part in the ranking. This ensures the most objective evaluation of the real achievements of our research and sales people.