VTB Capital named best investment company in the public-private partnership sector
VTB Capital has received the State Company Russian Highways (Avtodor) award for the “Best investment company in the road sector” nomination. The ceremony was held during the industry conference “10 years in the PPP road sector” on September 12, 2014, in Moscow.
Since 2011, VTB Capital participated in the implementation of a number of major PPP projects, which play a strategic role in the development of Russian road infrastructure. Projects such as the construction and operation of a section of M-11 Moscow – St. Petersburg toll road, the first Russian urban toll road Western High Speed Diameter and bridges over the Rivers Kama and Buy in Udmurtian Republic are executed by VTB Capital along with a consortium of international and Russian investors.
Oleg Pankratov, Head of Infrastructure Capital and Project Finance at VTB Capital, said: “The public-private partnership model is becoming one of the most prevalent instruments for the implementation of infrastructure projects in Russia, and we are confident that cooperation between the state and private investors will be one of the main ways to increase economic potential of Russian regions. Professional recognition of VTB Capital’s contribution to the development of Russian road infrastructure is highly important for us, and we hope that the company’s experience in this industry will play a vital role in improving the execution of PPP projects in the future.”
Companies and individuals who have made a significant contribution to the development of road infrastructure by utilizing the PPP model have been recognized during the awards ceremony, held at the Avtodor conference, dedicated to the tenth anniversary of the start of PPP projects in Russia.
The event was attended by representatives of federal and regional executive and legislative government branches, as well as major financial, consulting and construction companies.
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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