The Cbonds Award ceremony took place in St. Petersburg on 9 December, under the auspices of the Russian Bond Congress organized by Cbonds.
VTB Capital has received 7 awards at the annual Cbonds awards ceremony. The nominations are for:
§ Best DCM Team in Russian Market (#1)
§ Best Bond Market Sales (#1)
§ Best Macroeconomics Research (#1)
§ Best Bond Market Trading (#1)
§ Best Primary Placement of Bonds (#1)
§ Best Bond Market Research (#2)
§ Best Bond Futures Team (#2)
After the third quarter of 2011 VTB Capital has been ranked #1 DCM team in Russia and CIS by Dealogic, Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters rankings.
Since the beginning of 2011 VTB Capital performed 71 transactions on the Debt capital market, 46 of which were in the domestic market and 25 in international markets. The transactions totalled USD 29.4 bln.
Andrey Solovyev, Global Head of DCM at VTB Capital, said: “We are delighted that Cbonds, such a respected Russian agency, appreciates our work in DCM and has put us forward for our most nominations yet. It is the 3rd year in a row that VTB Capital has been recognised as the leader bookrunner in Ruble and Euro Bonds issuers from Russia and CIS. I believe that this result was possible due to a carefully selected strategy and professional team at VTB Capital. Despite the market volatility, the bond sales and credit derivates domestic markets team have managed to perform all the transactions.”
Last year VTB Capital was nominated for five Cbonds Awards - Best DCM team in Russian market (#1), Best Bond market research (#1), Best Bond market sales (#1), Best Macroeconomics research (#2), Best Bond market trading (#1).
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