VTB Capital’s strong performance across all key business lines has been recognized in it attaining top positions in Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg and Mergermarket rankings for DCM, ECM and M&A categories covering the 1H2017.
According to Thomson Reuters data, VTB Capital ranked as top equity capital market bookrunner with a 15.5% market share, having completed five deals worth $341mn. In terms of DCM, VTB Capital is far ahead of nearest competitors with an estimated 39% market share. The investment bank executed 38 deals worth $7.6bn.
VTB Capital has also been ranked by Bloomberg as the leader among bonds bookrunners in Russia and Eastern Europe with a market share of 26% and 14% respectively. In the local market VTB Capital has arranged 48 deals with a volume of RUB 434.6bn, while in Eastern Europe the investment bank also completed 48 transactions worth $7.54bn.
In addition, VTB Capital ranked #1 of M&A deals completed according to Mergermarket Russia M&A Financial Advisory League Table. VTB Capital took part in 7 deals totaling $2.2bn. The company also ranked #1 by the total deal volume. According to Mergermarket Russian M&A activity totaled $6.7bn in 1H2017. This represented almost 4 times growth of M&A deal value in Russia in comparison with 1H2016.
Riccardo Orcel, Deputy CEO of VTB Group, Head of VTB International, said: “VTB Capital’s impressive performance in both equity and debt capital markets underscores our team’s expertise in executing complex transactions and delivering the best results to our clients. VTB Capital is also extending local leadership in M&A activities by increasing the company's market share while continuing to expand outside Russia and CIS. We expect investor interest for Russian issuance to remain at substantial levels and have a busy deal pipeline in the coming months.”
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