Kifissia, 2 September 2010

ALPHA TRUST and the investment services company cdbGlobalCapital announced their strategic alliance aiming to the distribution of 8 selected mutual funds managed by ALPHA TRUST in the Cypriot market. The cooperation of the two organizations combines the world-class asset management services offered by ALPHA TRUST M.F.M. S.A. to its unit holders with the top quality service that cdbGlobalCapital offers its clients.

Having received the necessary approvals by the Capital Markets Commission of Cyprus on July 5th, ALPHA TRUST mutual funds are distributed in Cyprus by cdbGlobalCapital, covering a wide spectrum of investment needs addressing both the individuals and the institutional
market segments.

Apart from the distribution of mutual funds another strategic objective of this cooperation is the investment management of institutional mandates combining the knowhow the two organizations have developed over time in this Line of Business.

CdbGlobalCapital, a subsidiary of cdbbank (Cyprus Development Bank), is an active provider of investment services to private and institutional clients. The company is supervised by the Cyprus Securities & Exchange Commission and it is also a member of the Cyprus Stock Exchange and a remote member of the Athens Stock Exchange. Its customer base includes institutional investors, corporations and private clients.

ALPHA TRUST M.F.M.C., is a subsidiary of ALPHA TRUST Investment Services S.A. which was founded in 1987 and constitutes the oldest & largest independent investment services firm domiciled in Greece. ALPHA TRUST is consistently ranked among the best performing fund managers over the past two decades. ALPHA TRUST is active in the investment management of private and institutional mandates in Greece & U.K through its subsidiary στη Taylor Young Investment Management Limited.