VTB Capital has been named the Best Equity Bank in Russia by Global Banking and Finance Review magazine.
VTB Capital also took the top spot in the category of Equity Capital Market in Russia and the CIS in the Dealogic FY 2013 rankings. The award acknowledged VTB Capital’s strong 22.5 percent market share and the seven transactions it arranged in 2013 worth a total of US $2.25 billion.
These achievements confirm the international investment community’s confidence in VTB Capital’s ability to carry out the most ambitious and complex transactions, both for private and state-owned companies, and across a full range of services on equity capital markets.
Since 2009, VTB Capital has pursued primary and secondary listings in local and international markets, completing equity and equity-linked offerings with a total value of over $36.9 billion.
VTB Capital’s Elevate and Fixed Term Analyst programmes also took first place in the Global Banking and Finance Review category “Most Innovative Program for Graduates & Young Professionals”.
Since launching the FTA and Elevate programmes three years ago, VTB Capital has received nearly 5,000 applications from Russia, the UK and the USA. Candidates undergo a multi-stage selection process and 162 applicants have been selected for internship opportunities in the Moscow and London offices since the since the programme was launched. The scheme has so far resulted in 77 graduates receiving job offers from VTB Capital.
Alexei Yakovitsky, Global CEO at VTB Capital, said: "We have maintained our leading position in the Russian market, while also pursuing international expansion. The “Best Equity Bank in Russia” award from Global Banking & Finance magazine is a clear testament to our success."
Earlier this year VTB Capital took top spots in the Dealogic 2013 league tables, leading in DCM, ECM and M&A rankings across Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS. VTB Capital has also been named “Best Investment Bank in Russia” by Global Finance magazine in their annual “World's Best Investment Banks” awards.
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