September 14, 2021, Milan, Moscow. The international independent research company Institutional Investor, that has been operating on the market for over 40 years, ranked Intesa Sanpaolo at the top among European banks and named it as the best Italian company in the 2021 Institutional Investor ranking for relations with financial analysts and institutional investors, as well as for aspects based on the principles of environmental friendliness, social responsibility and high quality corporate governance (ESG-investments).
In addition, several representatives of the Group's management took the top positions of the Institutional Investor rating.
Carlo Messina, Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer of Intesa Sanpaolo Group, was recognized as the best CEO among European banks. Stefano Del Punta was confirmed as the best CFO, and Marco Delfrat - as the best Investor Relations Professional.
Intesa Sanpaolo is the parent company of the Russian Bank Intesa.
The rankings assigned by Institutional Investor are based on the results of an extensive survey conducted among 2,000 financial analysts and institutional investors, representing more than 900 companies. This result bear witness of the international financial community for an Italian excellence with an international vocation and great attention to ESG, as well as for its management team.