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VTB Capital leads international investment banking rankings for 2017

19 January 2018
VTB Capital’s impressive results over 2017 have allowed it to top Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg and Mergermarket rankings for the year. 

According to Thomson Reuters data, VTB Capital emerged as the clear leader across M&A, ECM and DCM categories. Notably, the investment bank took 57.3% of the M&A market in Russia with 11 deals worth $27.7bn. In addition, VTB Capital was named #1 Eastern Europe M&A advisor with a market share of 31.7% and #2 in the Indian M&A category with a market share of 21.7%. VTB Capital also ranked as the number one ECM bookrunner in Russia with a 17.6% market share and 10 completed deals worth $1.2bn. The investment bank also captured 29% of the Russian DCM market with 72 deals worth $12.6bn, securing top spot in this category.

Bloomberg ranked VTB Capital as the number one Russian Eurobonds and domestic bonds bookrunner with a market share of 27.8% and 19.9% respectively. The investment bank placed 25 issues in the Russia Eurobonds category worth $6.7bn, while in the domestic market the amount of deals came to 73 and deal value to $5.1bn. According to Bloomberg, VTB Capital also became the top DCM bookrunner in Eastern Europe with 11.7% market share, 96 deals and $11.8bn deal value. 

Mergermarket, which offers M&A market intelligence, ranked VTB Capital as #1 by deal value in CEE with 10 deals worth $13.3bn and in Russia with 10 deals worth $13.3bn. Consequently, the investment bank advised on the highest number of M&A deals in Russia compared to its peers. 

Moreover, VTB Capital was included in the World Finance 100 list for its strong performance in 2017. The awards honor companies that have demonstrated a commitment to strong leadership, financial discipline and strategic development. 

Riccardo Orcel, Head of Global Banking at VTB Capital, said: “The fact that VTB Capital consistently leads international investment banking rankings emphasizes the effectiveness of our domestic and international capital markets strategy and the focus of our team to achieve the best results for our clients. We are optimistic about the year ahead and are already working on a number of interesting transactions in Russia and internationally.”


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