On December 9, 2016, best banks in the Russian bond market were honoured at the prestigious Cbonds Awards Ceremony held during the 14th Russian Bonds Congress in St Petersburg. VTB Capital has been named the winner in the Best Investment Bank in Financials Sector and the Best Bond Market Sales categories.
Additionally, VTB Capital scored leading positions in the nominations for the Best Russian Investment Bank in the Eurobond Market, the Best Investment Bank in bond placement for Russian Federation Regions and the Moscow Region and the Best Bond Market Trading.
VTB Capital’s bond deals were widely recognised at the awards. In particular, the investment bank received the Best Primary Eurobond Deal for placing the issue of State Transport Leasing Company Eurobonds totalling $500 million.
Comeback of the Year was awarded to the company for its Moscow region bonds co-issuance and Best Primary Subfederal/Municipal Bond Deal award was received for the Samara Region bond issuance.
VTB Capital was also awarded Debut of the Year as one of the joint lead managers and bookrunners on the debut Federal Passenger Company bond issue.
Alexei Yakovitsky, Global CEO at VTB Capital, said: “We are delighted that our work this year has been so highly recognised and valued by the professional community. Despite the challenging economic conditions, VTB Capital continues its indisputable lead in the Russian investment banking market across virtually all business lines. We will continue to strengthen our positions in the market and remain a reliable partner for a wide range of clients”.
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