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VTB Capital wins Cbonds Awards

13 December 2010

VTB Capital has won the Cbonds Awards in several nominations:

  • Best Bonds Research (#1)
  • Best Bonds Market Sales (#1)
  • Best Russian DCM Team (#1)
  • Best Bonds Trading (#1)
  • Best Macro Research (#2)

VTB Capital also received Best Eurobonds Origination for the placement of the Russian Federation Eurobond.

Last year VTB Capital won in three Cbonds Awards nominations – Best Bonds Market Sales (#1), Best Bonds Market Research (#2), Best Bonds Restructuring Agent (#2).

In 2010 YTD, VTB Capital closed 62 DCM trades – including 45 internal and 17 international transactions. The aggregate volume of trades amounted to ca. RUB 800bn. Q3 2010 league tables show VTB Capital as #1 Eurobond bookrunner in the CIS, #1 local bonds bookrunner by Bloomberg, #1 local bond bookrunner in Russia and #1 Eurobond bookrunner in the CIS (Cbonds). In January – early November 2010, VTB Capital ranked #1 ECM bookrunner in Russia and the CIS (Dealogic, ThomsonReuters).

The awards ceremony was held in St Petersburg on December 10 as part of the VIII Russian Bond Congress, organized by Cbonds.

Vitaly Bouzoveria, Head of Fixed Income Sales & Trading at VTB Capital, said: “I am extremely pleased to receive this acknowledgement of our work from Cbonds. Despite market volatility, the local bonds and credit derivatives team has managed to close all of the trades as planned”.

Alexey Konochkin, Deputy Head of DCM at VTB Capital, noted: “VTB Capital managed to become the absolute leader in DCM as early as the end of the first full year. I think it became real largely due to the right choice of strategy and the world-class team of professionals who work at VTB Capital”.

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