Credit Suisse Opens New Representative Office in Kiev

11:38, 15 May 2007
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Kiev/Zurich, May 15, 2007 Credit Suisse is pleased to announce the opening of a new representative office in Kiev. This marks another major step forward in the implementation of Credit Suisse’s strategy to enhance its footprint in global growth markets. The new representative office will act as a point of contact for clients active internationally, while also providing information about wealth management services and products available in Switzerland.

Commenting on the decision to open a new representative office, Michael Vlahovic, Market Group Head of Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia in Zurich, stated: “Credit Suisse believes that Ukraine offers considerable wealth creation opportunities as a result of its dynamic economic development. The opening of a new representative office reflects our ongoing commitment to Eastern Europe.”

Julia Lindenmann, Head of the new representative office, added: “Our new representative office will act as a point of contact for clients active internationally, while also providing information about wealth management services and products available in Switzerland. By further strengthening the links with national financial market members we will be able to enhance our expertise and knowledge of the Ukrainian market.”

Credit Suisse has been present in Ukraine for ten years, providing its clients a full range of investment banking services, including M&A advisory and capital markets advice through its existing representative office. Credit Suisse has worked on a number of landmark transactions for the Government and Ukrainian companies.

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