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Andrey Braginsky appointed Director, International Equity Sales with Investment Business of VTB Group

11 July 2008

Moscow, 10 July –The Investment Business of VTB Group has appointed Andrey Braginsky Director, International Equity Sales.

Mr. Braginsky is widely known in both domestic and global financial markets and has years of experience in major Russian and international companies.

Yuri Soloviev, Head of the Investment Business, VTB Group, said: “The further development of client relationships is the cornerstone of our business development in both domestic and international markets. In this context, Andrey Braginsky’s joining this sphere of our activities will contribute to the further strengthening of our market position.”

Alexei Yakovitsky, Co-Head of Equities and Head of Research, Investment Business of VTB Group, commented: “We consider it a landmark event that an expert of Andrey’s calibre has joined our team. We are sure that his wealth of professionalism and impressive track record will contribute to our joint work.”

Biographical data:
Andrey Braginsky joined VTB from Jones Lang LaSalle, one of the leading real estate services firm, where he worked as Associate Director of Capital Markets.
Mr. Braginsky began his career in the research and investment consulting spheres. In 1999, he became Vice President of Renaissance Capital. In 2002, he was appointed Director of the Public and Investor Relations Department with Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), one of the largest mobile operators in Russia. Andrey joined Jones Lang LaSalle in 2007 coming from a position as a director with the Sochi Olympics-2014 Bid Committee.

Mr. Braginsky graduated from the Physics Department of the Moscow State University, and holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the State University – Higher School of Economics in Moscow.

For reference:
Investment Business, VTB Group ( has offices in Moscow, London and Singapore. It focuses on arranging operations in the debt and equity markets, advising clients about M&A deals in Russia and abroad, and developing private investment, as well as operations on the global commodities markets and asset management.
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