In the first quarter of 2010, VTB Capital has taken the lead in the Cbonds rankings:
- #1 ruble bond bookrunner with a market share of 27.5%
- #1 ruble bond underwriter with a market share of 25%
In 1Q 2010, VTB Capital also topped the Bloomberg Russia Domestic Bonds league table. According to Bloomberg, VTB Capital acted as bookrunner on 9 trades totaling RUB 41.5bn. The VTB Capital share of the Russian domestic bonds market in 1Q 2010 is estimated at over 30%.
In 2009, Bloomberg named VTB Capital #1 Russian domestic bonds arranger of the year, with 32 issues totaling over RUR 236 bn, which brought VTB market share to almost 30%. VTB Capital was also #1 Eurobond and local bonds bookrunner in the CIS and Eastern Europe (Dealogic), #1 Eurobond bookrunner for Russia/CIS issuers (Cbonds).
Vitaly Bouzoveria, Head of Fixed Income Sales & Trading at VTB Capital, said: “There is untapped potential for the Russian bond market growth in 2010. This year the rouble is expected to gain, which will stimulate investor interest in ruble bonds”.
Andrei Solovyev, Global Head of DCM at VTB Capital, said: “We continue to strengthen our capital market positions, building on our 2009 success. We hope to play an active role in DCM this year”.
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