Agency History

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2013

Initiation of new projects to evaluate the investment attractiveness of different regions, launch of the Shariah Compliance Rating
NRA’s client base expands geographically to include Peru, Bahrain, the Ukraine, the UK, India and Finland

2012

First ratings on mortgage, leasing, financial and holding companies, and guarantee funds

2010

National Rating Agency has been successfully accredited by the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, thus being included into the list of reliable rating agencies.

NRA launched a series of risk-management conferences called R-Conference.ru, the agency’s own project.

2009

Credibility ratings assigned to issuers by NRA are among MICEX key criteria when including securities on the stock exchange`s quotation list A (first level).

2008

National Rating Agency is among the list of agencies whose ratings are widely used by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation to determine the solvency of credit institutions.

RUSNANO State Corporation allows professional market participants with "A-" or higher rating to render investment adviser services.

Vnesheconombank offered banks with "BBB-" or higher rating assigned by NRA an opportunity to take out a subordinated loan.

National Rating Agency obtained accreditation of the National Securities Market Association (NSMA), a self-regulated organization. The Agency announced its plans to perform operations in strict accordance with a Code of Professional Ethics of the Russian rating agencies, which was developed by a special Rating Assembly Team of NSMA.

2006

NAUFOR RA significantly expanded the profile of its activity. The agency was later renamed National Rating Agency Ltd.

2004

Establishment of the rating agency (NAUFOR RA) based on research team of a self-regulated organization NAUFOR.

2002

NRA launched a project called "Ratings of professional market participants" in cooperation with a self-regulated organization NAUFOR.