VTB Capital awarded first place in Dealogic league tables
VTB Capital has secured top spots in the Dealogic league tables, leading in DCM and ECM rankings across Russia and CIS in 1H 2014.
VTB Capital once again topped the rankings based on the volume of transactions in the Russian and CIS debt capital markets, with over double the market share of the second best bank. VTB Capital arranged 20 transactions in total, and was credited with deal volume of USD 4.7bn and a 23.1% market share, up from 16.0% in the first half of 2013.
VTB Capital also held the top spot in equity capital markets in Russia and CIS. During the first half of 2014 VTB Capital arranged two transactions totaling USD354 mn, accounting for 25.9% of the market.
Riccardo Orcel, Deputy CEO of VTB Group and Head of Global Banking at VTB Capital, said: "Despite challenging conditions in Russian and CIS capital markets during the first half of 2014, VTB Capital has been the top choice for clients seeking to raise debt or equity. Our unparalleled expertise and experience offered to our clients in a challenging market environment sets us apart from our competitors. The league tables demonstrate how highly clients value the services and we have led more transactions across DCM and ECM than our three nearest competitors. We are delighted to have played a key role in helping our customers achieve their financing objectives and are happy to have led a series of landmark global transactions for Western and Eastern European, Asian and U.S. issuers.”
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 470 ECM and DCM deals, which were instrumental in attracting more than USD 194bn 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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