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• Erdemir: attractive dividend yield, offset by cost pressures (HOLD - reinitiation of coverage)
• Titan Cement: recovering lost ground (stays BUY)
• Erste Bank: posts very solid 2Q22 results and guidance mix POSITIVE
• Otokar: 2Q22 results - strong beat POSITIVE
• Eurobank: strong 2Q22, guidance upgraded for 2022E
• National Bank: another solid beat, with upside risks for 2022E forecasts
• NLB Banka: 2Q22 results review - annualised ROE reaches as much as 20.8%
• Zagreb Stock Exchange: 2Q22 results review - weak quarter, amid lower turnover and higher costs
• Czech Republic macro: GDP surprises to the upside for 2Q22
• Eurozone macro: 2Q GDP posts robust gains
• CEZ: begins withdrawal from Turkey NEUTRAL
• GTC: sells Cascade office in Bucharest for EUR 10m POSITIVE
• DataWalk: follow-on purchase from US Department of Labor POSITIVE
• Polyus: completes buyback programme NEUTRAL
• Kalekim: 2Q22E earnings preview (due on 9 August) NEUTRAL
CEZ as

CEZ Group is a dynamic, integrated electricity conglomerate based in the Czech Republic and with operations in a number of countries of Central and Southeastern Europe and Turkey. Co. is an international group consisting of nearly 120 companies, Czech and foreign. Co.'s primary activities involve the production and transmission of electricity through nuclear, coal-fired and hydro power stations; production and distribution of heat and processing of secondary products generated during the production of electricity and heat as well as coal mining. Co. has operating companies in Poland, Bulgaria, Romania, the Netherlands, Ireland, Germany, Hungary, Albania, Turkey, Serbia, and Slovakia.

Datawalk SA

Datawalk SA Formerly known as Pilab SA. Datawalk SA, formerly known as Pilab SA, is a Poland-based a software publisher. The Company specializes in the area of data analysis, offering Business Intelligence solutions. It operates DataWalk, an agile analysis platform, which enables financial and insurance institutions to discover fraud attempts, combat money laundering, as well as analyze and monitor business processes, such as sales, claim adjustment and debt collection, among other applications. The Company operates through Datawalk Inc, its wholly-owned subsidiary based in the United States.

Erste Group Bank AG

Erste Group is a financial services provider based in Austria. As of Dec 31 2015, Co.'s total assets amounted to Euro199,743 million and the number of customers was approximately 16.5 million. Co.'s key business is the retail business, covering the entire spectrum from lending, deposit and investment products to current accounts and credit cards. In addition to providing financial services to private individuals, Co.'s core activities also include advisory services and support for corporate clients in financing, investment and access to international capital markets, public sector funding and interbank market operations.

Eurobank Ergasias Services & Holdings SA

Eurobank Ergasias and its subsidiaries are organized in the following reportable segments: Retail. which incorporates customer current accounts, savings, deposits and investment savings products, credit and debit cards, consumer loans, small business banking and mortgages; Corporate, which incorporates direct debit facilities, current accounts, deposits, overdrafts, loan and other credit facilities, foreign currency and derivative products; Wealth Management, which incorporates private banking services; Global and Capital Markets, which incorporates investment banking services; and International, which incorporates operations in Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Cyprus, Ukraine and Luxembourg.

Globe Trade Centre S.A.

Globe Trade Centre is the parent company of the capital group, Globe Trade Centre (the Group). The Group is engaged in the development and rental of office and retail space and the development and sale of residential units. The Group is a real estate company in Central and Eastern Europe and South-eastern Europe, operating in Poland, Romania, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Slovakia. Additionally, it co-owns land in Ukraine and Russia and operates in the Czech Republic. The Group's portfolio comprises: completed office buildings and office parks as well as retail and entertainment centres; residential projects; and undeveloped plots of land and suspended projects.


National Bank of Greece S.A. ADS

Otokar Otomotiv ve Savunma Sanayi A.S.

Otokar Otomotive Ve Savunma Sanavi is engaged in the import, manufacture, assembly, sale and export of bodies, engines, and all other components of all kinds of land, sea and air defense vehicles, as well as security vehicles, commercial buses, trucks, minibuses, midibuses, panel vans, cross-country vehicles, etc. Co.'s primary focus is on the production of Land Rover 4x4 and minibuses.

Polyus (GDR)

Titan Cement Co. SA

Titan Cement Co. and, its subsidiaries (collectively, the Group) are engaged in the production, trade and distribution of a range of construction materials, including cement, concrete, aggregates, cement blocks, dry mortars and fly ash. The Group operates primarily in Greece, the Balkans, Egypt, Turkey and the U.S. The Group operates in 14 countries in Europe, North America and the Eastern Mediterranean and is organized in the following four operating (geographic) segments: Greece and Western Europe, North America, South East Europe, and Eastern Mediterranean.

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Wood and Company
Wood and Company

WOOD & Company is the leading investment bank in Emerging Europe. Founded in 1991 and head-quartered in Prague, our footprint spans the region and touches investors around the globe.

A pioneer in Emerging Europe, WOOD executed many of the first CEE equity trades and landmark investment banking transactions. Our electronic trading platform was the first in the region, and remains the best. We are continually expanding our relevance and reach in these ever-evolving markets.

Our equity market share reflects our stature: 7% in Warsaw, 20% in Bucharest, 16% in Hungary, 40% in Prague and 5% in Vienna. Our distribution is unparalleled, with the largest salesforce in the region, servicing a uniquely diverse investor base.

We couple local expertise with a truly international perspective. With offices on the ground in the region, and in key financial hubs such as London and Milano, we are never far from our clients and we remain at the forefront of what’s afoot in the CEE emerging and frontier landscape.

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