VTB Capital participated in the placement of EUR 500 million Eurobonds for a Slovakian gas distribution network
VTB Capital has been mandated as a joint bookrunner in the placement of EUR 500 million Eurobonds for a major Slovakian gas distribution network, SPP-Distribucia, with a fixed annual coupon rate of 2.6% and a seven-year maturity.
Andrey Solovyev, Global Head of DCM at VTB Capital, noted: “The Eurobond placement for SPP-Distribucia comes in a series of VTB Capital’s major transactions in the European and Asian debt capital markets in the recent weeks. We continue to be active in this segment and expand our international business footprint, as demonstrated by this deal.”
SPP-Distribucia is the leading gas distribution network in Slovakia, accounting for approximately 98% of the volumes distributed in the country. The company also engages in the development, operation, and maintenance of gas networks in the Slovak Republic.
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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