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VTB Capital is named the best investment company in the Russian private equity market by PEI Media

1 March 2013
Private Equity International (PEI Media) Magazine has named VTB Capital the Best Private Equity Firm in Russia in 2012. 
The PEI Awards are some of the most significant international awards in private equity today. The best companies are voted upon by participants at the PEI Awards.
VTB Capital is one of the most active companies in the private equity market in Russia and the CIS. The Private Equity and Special Situations business model applies arm’s length investments in leading companies across a variety of sectors. In 2012, VTB Capital achieved a number of landmark private equity deals, including: the establishment of a joint venture with Burger King Corporation; acquisition by JCDecaux SA 25% of Russ Outdoor, the largest outdoor advertising company in Russia; and the completion of the sale of “Lesnaya Plaza”, an A Class business centre.
Tim Demchenko, Global Head of Private Equity and Special Situations at VTB Capital, said: “In just five years we have managed to create one of the strongest and fastest growing players in the private equity business in Russia and internationally. This is the second consecutive award given to us by the respected international magazine PEI Media, and it confirms the market’s recognition of VTB Capital’s achievements. I am sure that we will continue to strengthen our position in the international capital market by implementing interesting and promising private equity deals.”
Private Equity International magazine is one of the most influential international print titles in the financial media market, published in London, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore.

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