VTB Capital named Best Investment Bank in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia
VTB Capital has won Global Finance magazine’s annual “World's Best Investment Banks" awards in three categories: Best Investment Bank in Central and Eastern Europe, Best Investment Bank in Russia and Best Debt Bank in Central and Eastern Europe. This is the third year in a row that VTB Capital has won Best Investment Bank in Russia.
The winners were selected by Global Finance editors who, with input from industry experts, used criteria including market share, number and size of deals, service and advice, structuring capabilities, distribution network, efforts to address market conditions, innovation, pricing, after-market performance of underwritings and market reputation.
Riccardo Orcel, Deputy CEO of VTB Group and Head of Global Banking at VTB Capital, said: "In 2014, VTB Capital increased its market share in all major areas of investment banking. Global Finance magazine’s awards are further confirmation of our achievements in Russian and international markets by the wider global business community."
In 2014, VTB Capital also took leading positions in Dealogic’s league tables in the DCM, ECM and M&A rankings across Russia and the CIS. Euromoney named VTB Capital the Best Investment Bank in Russia for the third year in a row. VTB Capital was also named the “Best Investment Banker” in Russia by Acquisition International Magazine, becoming the first Russian investment bank to win this award. In 2015 bne IntelliNews named VTB Capital Best Bank for Debt Capital Markets in CEE and CIS. The Institutional Investor All-Russia Survey 2014 and Thomson Reuters Extel Survey 2014 named VTB Capital the Best Sales and Trading firm in Russia. VTB Capital’s Research team also reclaimed the top spot in the Institutional Investor 2014 All-Russia investor survey.
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 515 ECM and DCM deals, which were instrumental in attracting more than USD 204bn 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 2011-2014 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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