VTB Capital Asset Management and NPF StalFond have signed an asset management agreement
VTB Capital Asset Management has signed an agreement to manage the pension funds of Non-State Pension Fund StalFond.
TB Capital Asset Management is a market leader in terms of pension funds under management. Currently the company manages 14 Russian non-state pension funds totaling RUB75 bln.
Vladimir Potapov, Chief Executive Officer at VTB Capital Investment Management, said, “We are pleased to begin cooperating with one of the largest and most dynamic non-state pension funds in Russia. Our task is the preservation and stable growth of the funds transferred under our management. Our efforts in managing these pension funds will primarily focus on increasing income over the long term. We will achieve this by actively managing the portfolio and carefully selecting issues of the highest quality with the best growth prospects.
Andrei Nikitchenko, President of NPF StalFond, said: “For 17 years StalFond has grown from a small corporate NPF to one of the largest on the market. Currently the accumulated part of the fund’s work pension comprises one million people. The fund has a large volume of pension funds, part of which will be given to our partner VTB Capital Asset Management for management. I am confident that our cooperation will be long and fruitful”.
VTB Capital Asset Management: VTB Capital Investment Management is one of the key business divisions of VTB Capital. VTB Capital Investment Management incorporates: VTB Capital Asset Management, Bank of Moscow Asset Management company and VTB Capital Pension reserve VTB Capital Asset Management (Russian Federal Financial Markets Service license issued 06 March 2002, № 21-000-1-00059 for management of investment funds, unit investment funds and private pension funds, with no expiration date).VTB Capital Asset Management ratings: AAA (Highest Reliability) according to the National Rating AgencyA++ (Extremely High, the highest level of reliability and quality of services) according to Expert RAInformation on the funds, the terms, Federal Law 156-FZ “On Investment Funds", and the regulations of the Russian Federal Financial Markets Service, can be obtained at: Nab. Presnenskaya, 10, Moscow, Russia, 123317; by toll free call from inside Russia: VTB Capital Asset Management 8 (800) 700-44-04; by visiting one of our agents; or by going online to: www.vtbcapital-am.ru.
NPF StalFond: The fund was created in 1997 when it received government registration and licensing for its activities as a non-state pension fund. Since 2004 it has operated under the OPS system. It ranks among the top-10 NPFs in Russia by number of persons insured and among the top-15 by volume of pension funds under management. The success of the fund has been acknowledged by experts on the pension fund market and it has received multiple awards. StalFond received the Financial Elite prize as well as strong ratings from Expert RA and the National Rating Agency. StalFond received international awards from IPE Awards and Global Pension Fund Awards.In 2013 the private holding company O1 Group took control of NPF StalFond (earlier NPF StalFond was controlled by Severstal Holding). O1 Group was found in 2004 by Boris Mints and is a holding company with investments in real-estate, industry and financial services. The group also controls O1 Properties, NPF Telecom Soyus and several other Assets.
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