About

AK&M is a versatile information and analytical powerhouse focused on economic content preparation, processing, analysis and distribution.

The AK&M brand combines an information agency, an analytical department, a rating agency as well as the analytical support and holding of major economic events and forums.

The AK&M brand combines an information agency, an analytical department, a rating agency as well as the analytical support and holding of major economic events and forums.

AK&M is proud to present a number of proprietary information and analytical products in the economic content market.

AK&M INFORMATION AGENCY

Our professional news department posts more than 100 exclusive news stories daily. We focus on economic news, tracking more than 1,000 major domestic and foreign market players. Our news feed brings to you any notable ownership and management changes, plans, production and financial performance results. And certainly, we keep up updated on all events influencing the economic pulse of Russia.

Our professional news department posts more than 100 exclusive news stories daily. We focus on economic news, tracking more than 1,000 major domestic and foreign market players. Our news feed brings to you any notable ownership and management changes, plans, production and financial performance results. And certainly, we keep up updated on all events influencing the economic pulse of Russia.

Our news service approach is based on sound conservatism and completeness of source data. We avoid commenting or drawing conclusions as we respect our subscribers and leave them the right to judge for themselves.


ISSUER INFORMATION DISCLOSURE SERVICE

Since 2001, AK&M has been authorized by Russia’s Federal Financial Markets Service, later by the Central Bank of Russia to disclose information on the securities market. In exercise of this authority, AK&M has created and is maintaining DISCLOSURE, a securities market information disclosure system accumulates all updates on Russian issuers, including quarterly reports and material facts, information on issues of securities, lists of affiliates and other information. The data are uploaded to the system directly by the issuers.


“RUSSIAN INDUSTRIES: PRODUCTION, FINANCE, SECURITIES” BULLETIN

The “Russian Industries: Production, Finance, Securities” bulletin has seen more than 1,300 issues since publishing started in 1994.

   The weekly paper presents a research on the current economic situation in one of the five sectors of the Russian economy:
  -  oil & gas production and refining
  -  mechanical engineering
  -  power energy
  -  communications
  -  ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy

The weekly keeps its readers updated on the main events and trends in the sectors. It helps them monitor the situation in the Russian and global industry markets, track the corporate news and events of industry players, keep an eye on M&A processes, assess situations on securities markets.

The weekly keeps its readers updated on the main events and trends in the sectors. It helps them monitor the situation in the Russian and global industry markets, track the corporate news and events of industry players, keep an eye on M&A processes, assess situations on securities markets.


“MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS MARKET” BULLETIN

Our “Mergers & Acquisitions Market” bulletin contains latest information on transfers of controlling stakes/interests involving Russian capital, investors' intentions to buy or sell assets, as well as on assets on sale. The information is unique and has no parallel.

   The structure of the bulletin gives a general insight into the M&A activity in the economic sectors of Russia and covers the key M&A trends.


AK&M RATING AGENCY

AK&M Rating Agency started as the Rating Center of AK&M Information Agency which released its first Securities Market Participants Rating in 1994. Later, the Agency developed a number of regularly updated rankings.

Since 2002, AK&M Rating Agency has been prioritizing the assignment of classical creditworthiness ratings on the national rating scale to enterprises, banking institutions, and regions. The Agency has developed proprietary creditworthiness estimation techniques for different groups of entities.

In 2005, AK&M Rating Center was restructured as CJSC AK&M Rating Agency. During its history, the agency has assigned over 500 individual ratings.

The agency currently specializes in assigning non-credit ratings, with a particular focus on sustainable development ratings the methodology for which was developed and approved in 2019.

ORGANIZATION OF EVENTS AND FORUMS

We have implemented over 100 projects, including 35 major regional forums, partnering with Russia’s Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry of Regional Development, Ministry of Finance, the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of Russia, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, the Federal Agency for SEZ Management, the Pension Fund of Russia, the Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending (DOM.RF), the governments (administrations) of the federal subjects of Russia and many others.

     35 regional forums were held jointly with the local governments (administrations) of Kursk, Kaluga, Bryansk, Samara, Tomsk, Rostov, Smolensk, Tambov regions and the Komi Republic.

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