The EMEA Finance magazine awards ceremony was held in London on 21 June. Vladimir Sokolov
, Head of Europe, VTB Capital, received EMEA Finance’s main award, “Best Investment Bank in EMEA”, on behalf of the bank.
In February this year, VTB Capital won seven EMEA Finance Achievement Awards, including Best Investment Bank in EMEA (2011).
In addition, VTB Capital has won six more EMEA Finance awards in the following categories:
- Best Private Equity House in CEE
- Best M&A deal in EMEA: RTS-MICEX merger
- Best CHF bond: VTB Bank issuer
- Best sterling bond: Russian Railways’ GBP650 mln issuance
- Best IPO in CEE: Nomos Bank
- Best follow-on funding in EMEA: VTB Bank’s USD3.2 bn fund raising
Earlier in 2012, VTB Capital won Best Investment Bank of Central and Eastern Europe on ECM and DCM according to BNE, and Best Investment Bank in Russia, according to Global Finance. In 2011 and 2012 the VTB Capital research team was ranked #1 in the Thomson Reuters Extel Survey and the Institutional Investor All-Russia Investor Survey. VTB Capital’s sales team was ranked number one in Russia, according to the Institutional Investor All-Russia Sales Team survey, and the bank’s trading team is number one in the II All-Russia Trading Team survey. VTB Capital was also named as the number one brokerage firm in Russia, number one in equity sales and number one in trading and execution, according to the Thomson Reuters Extel Survey 2012.
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