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VTB Capital debates the securitisation of Russian assets in London

24 May 2013

VTB Capital, jointly with Euroweek, held an Investor’s Roundtable “Russian ABS: The dawning of a new era” in London, to discuss and debate the securitisation of Russian assets. The event was attended by leading international and Russian investors.

Speaking at the roundtable were Andrey Suchkov, Head of Securitisation at VTB Capital; Vladimir Dragunov, Partner at Baker & McKenzie; and Olga Gekht, Vice President at Moody's Investors Service.

During the event, participants discussed the issues of structuring and hedging, the prospects for demand in the domestic and global markets, legal considerations, international rating agencies approaches to analysis, as well as other issues on the development of the securitisation of Russian assets.

Andrey Suchkov, Head of Securitisation at VTB Capital, said: "The Russian securitisation market continues to actively develop, as evidenced by the interest from international investors at today's VTB Capital’s round table. During the event, experts discussed a number of topics for Russian securitisation market and answered numerous questions from investors. I am confident that the outcome of the Roundtable will play an important role in the development of investment attractiveness of the Russian securitisation market on a global scale." 

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