VTB Capital named “Best Investment Banker” in Russia
VTB Capital has been named the “Best Investment Banker” in Russia by the Acquisition International Magazine. VTB Capital is the first Russian investment bank to win this award.
The Acquisition International awards recognize companies that have demonstrated excellence, innovation and solid performance results in their fields of expertise. The winners are chosen following a rigorous process, combining votes from finance professionals with Acquisition International’s in-house research and industry knowledge.
Alexei Yakovitsky, Global CEO at VTB Capital, said: “The Acquisition International award proves that we have an established presence in the international financial markets. Despite a challenging economic environment, we have been able to maintain our leading position in Russia by participating in a number of major transactions over the past year, and we are delighted that our work has been recognized by the global financial community.”
Earlier this year, VTB Capital was named the Best Investment Bank in Russia by leading international finance magazines, including Euromoney, EMEA Finance, Global Finance and International Finance Magazine.
Acquisition International Magazine’s audience is comprised of companies and individuals involved in deal structuring and execution processes. The magazine’s readership spans across Europe and the US, as well as emerging markets including Asia, South America and Africa.
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 490 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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