VTB Capital has won Best Investment Advisor of the Year prize at the Russia Mergers & Acquisitions Awards 2010, a Mergers.ru event.
The November 18 awards ceremony was part of the Russian M&A Congress, co-arranged by Mergers.ru and Cbonds agency. The event is dedicated to the current situation and outlook on the development of the Russian M&A market. Mergers.ru is a web portal created in 2004 to support and cover M&A activities in Russia. Mergers.ru conducts ratings, prepares analytical coverage and holds business events with the focus on M&A.
Mikhail Butrin, Co-Head of Global Banking at VTB Capital, said: “In 2010, VTB Capital took part in several key M&A transactions – including the purchase of the controlling stake in Uralkaliy, the world’s leading fertilizer producer with a market share of app. 10%, by a group of investors. We are pleased that the market has acknowledged our achievements in M&A”.
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