TROYKA DIALOGUE EARNS FOUR NOMINATIONS OF GLOBAL FINANCE RANKING "BEST BANKS AND COMPANIES IN RUSSIA 2009"

ARKA
May 22, 2009

YEREVAN, May 22. /ARKA/. Troyka Dialogue earned four nominations of
annual ranking of Global Finance prestigious financial magazine "Best
Banks and Companies in Russia 2009". The nominations are as follows:
Domestic Investment Bank, Asset Manager, Equity Research and Domestic
Bond Research, the press service of Armenian Ameriabank reported.

According to the publisher of the magazine Joseph Giarraputo,
Russian economy is now at the crossroads with one way leading to
gradual recovery and the other way leading to further deepening of
the recession.

If Russia picks up the first path - the recovery path - it will have
the companies mentioned in the ranking in the forefront, Giarraputo
said.

The best Russian banks and companies were determined by Global
Finance together with financial analysts based on corporate reporting
information and other expert sources. Among factors taken into
account in making the ranking were market share, profitability,
long-term strategy available, quality of management and continuous
improvement of corporate management.

Companies of Troyka Dialogue group regularly appear in Global Finance
rankings. Troyka Dialogue managing company was recognized the best
in Russia in 2004, 2007 and 2008. Troyka Dialogue investment company
was considered the best on the secondary domestic=2 0bond market
in 2003 and the best investment company on the market of secondary
instruments in 2005-2007 with the analysts of the company awarded by
Global Finance in 2005.
From: Baghdasarian