On 24 November 2011, Merger.ru’s Russia Mergers & Acquisitions Awards ceremony took place to recognise the best investment and legal consultants of 2011.
The winners were selected on the basis of a survey and rankings of Russian M&A market participants. VTB Capital was ranked first by the amount and the total volume of M&A deals completed according to Merger.ru’s H1 2011 league tables. VTB Capital has taken part in 6 deals totalling $13 017,6m. 16% of the 100 investors surveyed voted for VTB Capital, placing VTB Capital in second place.
Mikhail Butrin, Co-Head of Global Banking at VTB Capital, said: "In 2011 VTB Capital has taken part in a number of large-scale and landmark M&A deals as an investment consultant, including the Uralkali/Silvinit merger and the merger of Russia's stock exchanges MICEX and RTS. We can also highlight the successful deal to acquire a majority stake in NetByNet Holding, where our company acted as an Exclusive Financial Advisor to Megafon."
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