VTB Capital secures top spots in international rankings

18 January 2021
VTB Capital led in capital market rankings across Russia, CIS and CEE in 2020 according to reports by Dealogic, Refinitiv, MergerMarket and Bloomberg.

According to Dealogic data, VTB Capital took first place in the rankings for bookrunners on local DCM and the CIS markets. The investment bank has also become the leader by volume of transactions in total Russia DCM having arranged 131 transactions worth more than $9.3 billion and resulting in a 22.5% market share. VTB Capital's strong performance in this area was also noted by Bloomberg and Refinitiv.

According to Refinitiv, VTB Capital took first place in Russia and CIS ECM arranging eight transactions amounting to $1.7 billion and a 22% market share in Russia and 17% in Eastern Europe. Bloomberg also noted VTB Capital's strong leadership in the CIS (first place) and Eastern Europe (second place).

The investment bank’s top positions among M&A financial advisors were confirmed by all major agencies. Mergermarket named VTB Capital a leader by the volume of M&A deals completed in 2020; the investment bank advised on 11 deals with a total deal value of $7 billion. Dealogic also recognised VTB Capital's leadership in Russia (14 M&A deals, 13.2% market share) and the CIS (12.8% market share). According to Refinitiv, VTB Capital ranked first by the number and volume of transactions completed in Russia.

“VTB Capital has proven to be the best investment bank in the Russian capital markets for many consecutive years, which is confirmed by its position in the rankings by largest independent international agencies. Every year we improve our products, services and business processes, and strengthen our expertise to provide our customers with the most advanced solutions. In 2020, despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, we have not deviated from this strategy, and our team has again demonstrated excellent results. We remain a reliable and professional partner for our clients, which is highly valued by all market participants,” said Riccardo Orcel, Head of Global Banking at VTB Capital.

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