Alpha Bank S.A.
40, Stadiou Street, GR-102 52 Athens, Greece
Major distinctions for Alpha Bank Group on “Extel Survey 2017”
Alpha Bank gained major distinctions for one more year at the annual international survey conducted by Extel, aiming to highlight the best professionals in the financial sector at a Pan-European level.
More specifically, Investor and Analyst Relations Division ranked 1st in Greece for the fourth consecutive year (Corporate Best for Investor Relations- Greece) out of 30 companies. This performance is also complemented by the upward trend in pan European rankings, as the Investor and Analyst Relations Division ranked 9 the among 139 European banks (Corporate Best for Investor Relations- Banks), with UBS Group AG ranking 1st.
At the same time, Alpha Bank ranked 38th among 100 companies in Europe (Top 100 Corporates Best for Investor Relations - Pan Europe), with Deutsche Telekom AG, Munich Re, BT Group plc, Continental AG and UBS Group AG at the top five of the list.
Furthermore, at the same survey, Alpha Asset Management A.E.D.A.K, member of Alpha Bank Group, ranked 1st among the asset management firms in Greece for one more year, while Mr. Panagiotis Antonopoulos, Investment Director, ranked 1st among the Greek fund managers. At the same time, two more executives of Alpha Asset Management A.E.D.A.K, Mr. Ioannis Chaveles, Manager of the Equity Investments Division and Mrs. Violeta Spyropoulou, Assistant Manager ranked among the top ten fund managers in Greece. It is worth noting that, Alpha Asset Management recorded remarkable returns and received top distinctions in 2016, a year of significant fluctuations and developments at a global level.
In the Extel Survey 2017, more than 15,500 investment professionals participated, from a total of 3,482 buy-side and sell-side firms and 1,742 listed companies which cover a broad spectrum of the economy industries, such as banking, pharmaceuticals, automobile, oil industry, telecommunications, transportation, utilities and others.
The distinctions above highlight the confidence of the international investment community and constitute a significant success for the Bank, as 81% of its shareholding base is being covered by foreign institutional investors.