VTB Capital named Best Equities Sales and Trading firm in Russia by the Institutional Investor All-Russia Survey 2014
The Best Sales Team survey reflects the opinions of 275 investment professionals at 213 firms that oversee an estimated $105 billion in Russian equity assets. To select the Best Trading Team, responses were collected from 146 buy-side analysts and money managers at 129 firms that collectively manage an estimated $61 billion in Russian equity assets.
Mark Richardson, acting Global Head of Equities at VTB Capital, said: “We are delighted that the global investor community recognizes and appreciates the expertise of our Sales and Trading teams. We would like to thank our clients and will continue to do everything we can to help them achieve their business goals. We will continue to maintain our strong position in the Russian market and do our best to preserve these leading industry rankings”.
VTB Capital’s Equities Sales and Trading teams have, for the second year in a row, taken the top spot among its Russian investment banking peers according to Thomson Reuters Extel Survey 2014. Thomson Reuters Extel Survey ranking results are based on more than 750 000 votes from 16 000 investment banking industry professionals spanning 75 countries.
Moreover, in April 2014, VTB Capital won the EMEA Finance and International Finance Magazine award for Best Investment Bank in Russia for 2013, confirming the company’s key role in the Russian and global investment banking industry.
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 195bn 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 Moscow, London, Singapore, Dubai, Hong Kong, Sofia, New York, Paris and Vienna, with headquarters in Moscow.
VTB Capital holds top positions in the debt and equity capital markets in Russia and CIS according to the league tables for 2011 and 2012 by Dealogic and Bloomberg. In 2011 and 2012 VTB Capital research team was ranked #1 in Thomson Reuters Extel Survey and Institutional Investor All-Russia Investor Survey.
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