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VTB Capital maintains top spot in foreign exchange market in Russia

18 November 2015

For the fifth consecutive year VTB Capital has been named ‘Best Foreign Exchange Provider in Russia’ by Global Finance magazine in their annual international awards.
VTB Capital was ranked top among Russian financial institutions in terms of transaction volume, market share, scope of global coverage, customer service, competitive pricing and innovative technologies. For the World's Best Foreign Exchange Providers 2016 competition, Global Finance editors together with industry analysts, corporate executives and independent experts selected the best currency trading providers across 95 countries and nine global regions.

Since 2011, VTB Capital has been recognised as the best Russian Foreign Exchange Provider every year by Global Finance magazine.

Alexei Ivanov, Head of Fixed Income Trading at VTB Capital, said: "Since its foundation, VTB Capital has been the leader in the FX market in Russia and other CIS countries. We have invested greatly in optimising the efficiency of operations in this sector, and our fifth Global Finance award reaffirms VTB Capital’s leadership in the Russian FX market.”
Global Finance magazine has been published in the United States since 1987 and is currently published in 163 countries with a circulation of over 50,000.

VTB Capital, the Investment Business of VTB Group, is one of the three strategic business arms of VTB Group, along with the corporate and retail businesses. Since its foundation in 2008, VTB Capital has taken part in more than 555 ECM and DCM deals, which were instrumental in attracting more than USD 230bn worth of investments to Russia and CIS.

VTB Capital offers a full range of investment banking products and services to Russian and international clients, focusing on arranging operations in the debt, equity, global commodities markets, developing investment and asset management, advising clients on M&A and ECM deals in Russia and abroad. VTB Capital operates in London, Singapore, Dubai, Hong Kong, Sofia, New York, Paris and Vienna, with headquarters in Moscow.
VTB Capital holds top positions in debt and equity capital markets, as well as M&A, in Russia, CIS and CEE according to the 2011-2014 league tables by Dealogic, Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters. In 2015 VTB Capital was named Best Investment Bank in Russia by Euromoney Awards for Excellence and International Finance Magazine (UK).

VTB Capital’s research team was ranked #1 in the Extel Survey in 2015. VTB Capital has been named Best Equities Sales and Trading firm in Russia by the annual Extel Survey and Institutional Investor All-Russia Survey since 2011.

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