VTB Capital sweeps the board in Russia and CIS
by Vic Daniels
VTB Capital takes top spots in the Dealogic league tables, leading in DCM, ECM and M&A rankings across Russia and CIS in 1H 2013.
According to Dealogic, VTB Capital held the top ranking for volume of transactions in the debt capital markets in Central and Eastern Europe, having arranged 62 transactions for a total of $10.25bn and taking 10.2% market share.
VTB Capital is ranked number one in Dealogic’s Russia domestic DCM bookrunner ranking for arranging 43 transactions for a total of $6.97bn with a market share of 31.5% in 1H 2013.
Furthermore, according to Dealogic, VTB Capital held the top place in the equity capital markets in Russia and CIS, having arranged 5 transactions for a total of $1.94bn and taking 32.2% market share during the first six months of 2013.
VTB Capital is also ranked first place in Dealogic’s ranking of M&A consultants in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and CIS respectively. In 1H 2013, VTB Capital had nine transactions in CEE with a volume of $11.8bn, which accounts for 18.1% of the market share. In Russia, VTB Capital performed seven transactions with a market share of 30.9%, and in CIS the company completed eight transactions taking 29.3% share of the market.
VTB Capital also holds the leading position in the League Table of Financial Advisors by Volume and Value in Russia according to Mergermarket.
Alexei Yakovitsky, Global CEO at VTB Capital, said: 'Despite the growing competition among investment banks both in the domestic and global markets, VTB Capital has again shown good results, while maintaining a leading position in key business areas – DCM, ECM and M&A. I am confident that the high professionalism of our team coupled with VTB Capital’s continuing geographic expansion will allow the business to realise its most ambitious goals in the future'.
Riccardo Orcel, Deputy CEO of VTB Group, Head of Global Banking at VTB Capital, noted: 'VTB Capital is one of the fastest growing global investment banks. Dealogic’s latest rankings reinforce the confidence that the international investment community already has in VTB Capital and its ability to successfully complete the most ambitious and complicated transactions. I am sure that VTB Capital will continue to achieve its main business goals within the company’s strategy in the global markets'.