VTB Capital has been ranked the top local bond issue arranger by Cbonds, leading the rankings for the fifth consecutive year. The ranking reflects VTB Capital’s strong performance in 2013, which saw the bank arrange 137 transactions with a total volume of RUB460 bn.
Andrey Solovyev, Global Head of DCM at VTB Capital, said: "In 2013, VTB Capital celebrated its fifth anniversary and we are delighted to be #1 in the Cbonds ranking for 5 years in a row. It is a great accomplishment for VTB Capital and demonstrates our continued and undisputed leadership in Russian DCM market. In the past year we have successfully arranged a number of significant transactions for issuers around the world, and I am confident that we will continue our dynamic development in the both local and international debt capital markets."
VTB Capital’s top position in the Cbonds rankings follows other strong results in international market rankings. The bank also led the Dealogic 2013 DCM Bookrunner league table for Central and Eastern Europe with 121 transactions of total USD20.645 bn, representing a CEE market share of 11.6%.
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