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VTB Capital took part in the International summit of CIS and European commodities traders 2009

6 October 2009

VTB Capital became a Platinum sponsor of the International CIS and European commodities traders Summit and Round Table, held in Moscow on September 25.

The forum which was focused on risk management issues, development of derivatives trading in CIS and trade financing, attracted representatives from leading energy companies (Shell, TNK-BP, TOTSA), agricultural producers, operators of metals and mining sectors, shipping, aviation and bunker companies, as well as leading foreign investment banks (Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas) and Russian exchanges.

VTB Capital’s Global Commodities team was represented by the Global Head of Commodities, Sergei Timokhovitch, who chaired the session on “Practical aspects of risk management organisation”, and sales directors Victoria Memus and Victor Zazovsky who delivered a presentation on “Examples of practical risk management on commodities markets”.

The Global Commodities team actively participated in the round table event. The format, suggested by the organisers, initiated an active discussion and exchange of opinions.

Participation of VTB Capital in high-profile events such as the International traders summit, effectively promotes VTB Capital, Investment business of VTB Group and strengthens the relationships with professional participants in commodities markets.

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