Nick Hutt appointed CEO of VTB Capital plc
Nick Hutt has been appointed as CEO of VTB Capital plc. In this role, he will also continue to manage VTB Capital’s international offices. Mr Hutt has been interim CEO of VTB Capital plc since July 2014 and prior to that had been working as its CFO.
Nick Hutt joined VTB Capital in September 2008 to head the International finance team. In the 11 years prior to joining VTB Capital, Nick held a number of senior Finance positions in the Investment Banking market. He joined VTB Capital from Deutsche Bank where he was Global Head of Emerging Markets Product Control.
Nick is a CIMA qualified Chartered Accountant and holds an Honours Degree in Physics from Loughborough University.
Alexei Yakovitsky, Global CEO at VTB Capital, said: “I am delighted that Nick has taken on this role. Despite the challenging market conditions, we remain strongly committed to our international business and client franchise. As we continue to grow and develop new products and services, and operate in different markets, I am confident that Nick Hutt is the significant team member, and we will further strengthen and develop VTB Capital market positions to remain the partner of choice globally”.
VTB Capital, the Investment Business of VTB Group, is one of the three strategic business arms of VTB Group, along with the corporate and retail businesses. Since its foundation in 2008, VTB Capital has taken part in more than 500 ECM and DCM deals, which were instrumental in attracting more than USD 200bn worth of investments to Russia and CIS.
VTB Capital offers a full range of investment banking products and services to Russian and international clients, focusing on arranging operations in the debt, equity, global commodities markets, developing investment and asset management, advising clients on M&A and ECM deals in Russia and abroad. VTB Capital operates in London, Singapore, Dubai, Hong Kong, Sofia, New York, Paris and Vienna, with headquarters in Moscow.
VTB Capital holds top positions in debt and equity capital markets, as well as M&A, in Russia, CIS and CEE according to the 2011-2013 league tables by Dealogic, Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters.
VTB Capital’s research team was ranked #1 in the Institutional Investor All-Russia Investor Survey in 2014 and Thomson Reuters’ Extel Survey in 2011 and 2012. VTB Capital has been named Best Equities Sales and Trading firm in Russia by the annual Thomson Reuters Extel Survey and Institutional Investor All-Russia Survey since 2011.
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