VTB Capital took part in XIII Russian Bond Congress

8 December 2015

VTB Capital took part in the XIII Russian Bond Congress, organized by Cbonds News agency. The Congress was held between 3-4 December in Saint Petersburg.

Alexey Konochkin, Deputy Global Head of DCM at VTB Capital, attended the panel discussion “Corporate bond market”. During the session participants discussed forecasts on issuer activity in 2016, perspectives of the re-opening for the third echelon issuers, and the bond issue restructuring practice in Russia.

In the session "Sub-federal and government debt market" was made by Anton Romanov, Director of DCM at VTB Capital. The experts discussed the situation with the budget execution in 2015, after imbalance intensification in 2013-2014, the growth rate of debt and refinancing risks in the current year compared with the previous decline in issuance by borrowers as a result of the replacement of sub-federal market debt instruments by non-market.

Maxim Korovin, Senior Strategist – bonds, FX and rates at VTB Capital, attended the fixed income session. The main topics of discussion were the inflation expectations and in the world and in Russia, the yield level and outlook for 2016, international bond market liquidity, and credibility of Russian issuers.

During the Congress Dmitry Dorofeev, Senior manager of the securitization at VTB Capital, attended the session "The development of legislation and infrastructure at the bond and securitization market".

The Russian Bond Congress has taken place every year since 2003, and is Russia’s largest conference in the debt securities market and one of the most significant events in financial markets.

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