JARKKO SOIKKELI HIRED TO THE eQ BANK INVESTMENT RESEARCH

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                                                                                            11 August 2008




eQ BANK LTD
                                                      JARKKO SOIKKELI HIRED TO THE eQ BANK
                                                      INVESTMENT RESEARCH TEAM
eQ Bank specialises in investment services. Its
business areas are securities brokerage, asset
management, corporate finance and hosting.            Master of Science (Econ.), CEFA Jarkko Soikkeli, 40, has
                                                      been nominated as the Senior Analyst for the eQ Bank
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eQ's services are developed for demanding             investment research team, starting in August 18 , 2008.
customers, who have an active interest in the
management of their assets. eQ provides               Previously Mr. Soikkeli has been working for Glitnir Bank
advanced tools for increasing assets                  Finland as the Chief Economist and the Head of Research. He
independently, professional asset management          has been working for Glitnir/FIM since 2006, and before that he
tailored to individual customer needs, as well as a   was the Chief Economist for the Federation of Finnish
wide range of investment products.                    Enterprises, and worked as an economist in the European
                                                      department at the International Monetary Fund.
eQ Group’s shareholders’ equity is EUR 70 million
and the capital adequacy ratio 11 %. The Group        eQ Ltd.
employs about 196 people and the company has
approximately 53.800 customers. eQ Bank has
offices in Helsinki, Tampere and Turku. eQ is part
of the international Straumur group.                  For more information:

eQ Bank’s products and services:
                                                      Antti Mäkinen                tel. +358 9 6817 8686
Securities Brokerage                                  Managing Director            gsm +358 50 561 1501
    •      Online                                     eQ Bank Ltd.                 e-mail antti.makinen@eQ.fi
    •      Private Sales
    •      Institutional                              Katja Keitaanniemi           tel. +358 9 6817 8655
    •      Research
                                                      Head of Research             gsm +358 50 517 5468
Asset Management                                      eQ Bank Ltd.                 e-mail katja.keitaanniemi@eQ.fi
     •   Banking products
     •   Mutual funds
     •   Asset management for private and
         institutional investors
     •   Private Banking

Corporate Finance
    •     M&A
     •    Large real estate transactions
     •    Capital market transactions




eQ Bank Ltd                                                 Tel +358 9 6817 81              Business ID: 1066893-6
Mannerheiminaukio 1A                                        Fax +358 9 6817 8422            VAT Reg.
FIN-00100 Helsinki                                          info@eQ.fi