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VTB Capital leads in Cbonds and Bloomberg for the year 2009

27 January 2010
  • #1 bookrunner of Russian/CIS Eurobonds
  • #1 bookrunner of local bonds
Bloomberg League Tables (Russia)
  • #1 bookrunner of local bonds

VTB Capital was named #1 international bookrunner of Eurobonds for Russian and CIS issuers, with the total amount of transactions reaching USD 2.77bn. VTB Capital has a 14.7% market share in this segment according to Cbonds.

VTB Capital also ranked #1 in Cbonds ranking for local bond issue arrangers among investment banks. According to Cbonds, VTB Capital arranged 39 transactions totaling approximately RUB 277bn in 2009.

According to Bloomberg, VTB Capital arranged 32 issues of fixed-income securities for its clients in 2009, with the total volume of issues exceeding RUB 236bn, which brought VTB market share to almost 30%. VTB Capital closed several outstanding deals, including 10 corporate bond issues for Russian Railways and two issues for Atomenergoprom.

Yuri Soloviev, President and CEO at VTB Capital, noted: “We were certain from the start that the investment business in Russia has potential. That is why we kept growing even when others fled from the market. Finally, VTB Capital gained top positions in a number of key market segments in the year 2009”.

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