VTB Capital has been named the “Russia and CIS Financial Advisor of the Year” in Mergermarket’s European M&A Awards. The ceremony, which took place in London on 12 December, was hosted by the Mergermarket Group and The Financial Times.
The Award recognises excellence in corporate, private equity, banking and legal M&A expertise, with winners selected based on independent expert opinion and empirical data. Experts noted the high level of VTB Capital’s financial advisory expertise across economic sectors, as well as the company’s considerable experience in the implementation of large-scale M&A transactions in Russia and the CIS.
Riccardo Orcel, Deputy CEO of VTB Group and Head of Global Banking at VTB Capital, said: “We are delighted that VTB Capital has received this recognition for its achievements in M&A from the international financial community. We extended our local leadership by increasing the company's market share while continuing to expand outside Russia and CIS. VTB Capital has taken part in a number of landmark deals, including cross border transactions and advisory services provided to international corporations".
VTB Capital also holds the first position in the Mergermarket league table of financial advisers by value on announced transactions in the CEE region 2013 YTD.
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