Corporate Communications

VTB Group is the leader on REPO market in November 2008

8 December 2008

In MICEX “Leading Operators” rating the VTB Group has achieved the leading position in terms of stock and bond REPO turnovers, by far exceeding the results of other market parties. The company’s stock turnover in November equalled 382,9 billion roubles with bond turnover at 84,4 billion roubles.

In October, the company also joined the top 3 leading operators on Russian REPO market, obtaining the first line of stock turnover rating and the second line of bonds. Thus, VTB Group has attained the position of the most significant REPO operator in Q4 2008. REPO deals are performed by the Equity Trading specialists of VTB Capital, the Investment Business of VTB Group.

“VTB Group was entrusted with performing an important function to provide the liquidity, which is vital for the stock market,” - Yuri Soloviev, Global CEO of VTB Capital and Head of the Investment Business of VTB Group, said. – “We have successfully accomplished this mission, becoming the major partner for dozens of professional market parties to provide them funding. Our company is an absolute leader in terms of stock and bond turnover on REPO market today. Thus, we are the leading REPO operator on the Russian market”.

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VTB Capital ( – the Investment Business of VTB Group – has offices in Moscow, London and Singapore. It focuses on arranging operations in the debt and equity markets, advising clients on ECM and M&A deals in Russia and abroad, and developing private equity, as well as handling operations in the global commodities markets and asset management. The headquarters of VTB Capital is located in Moscow.

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