VTB Capital research analysts have been awarded first place in the Institutional Investor Emerging EMEA Research Team Ranking 2017 in Russia category. Furthermore, VTB Capital was placed sixth in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region, outranking all other local banks and a number of global players. This is the best result a Russian bank has achieved in this category.
The final ranking reflects the opinions of more than 680 individuals at 358 institutions that collectively manage an estimated USD 357bn in EMEA equities and USD 321bn in emerging EMEA debt.
Alexei Yakovitsky, Global CEO at VTB Capital, commented: "The annual survey by Institutional Investor is the most authoritative standard to evaluate the performance of the analytical departments of the world’s leading international financial institutions. I would like to thank our customers for providing such a glowing review of the market analysis provided by VTB Capital and of the professionalism of our team."
Dmitry Dmitriev, Global Head of Research at VTB Capital, said: "We are pleased that VTB Capital’s achievements have once again received such high recognition from the international financial community. Our key competitive advantages are our deep understanding of underlying economic processes, our knowledge of the individual industries, financial markets and companies we cover, and the depth of our analytical coverage. I place great importance on our recommendations on emerging markets of Russia and the CIS countries being so highly valued by leading international financial institutions and investors."
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JSC 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 participated in over 700 ECM and DCM deals, which attracted more than USD 244bn worth of investments in Russia and CIS.
VTB Capital offers a full range of investment banking products and services to Russian and international clients. It arranges deals in the debt and equity markets and is also active in trade finance, asset management and direct investments, as well as advising clients on M&A and ECM deals in Russia and abroad.