VTB Capital was named “Best Investment Bank in Russia” by Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2017. The investment bank has been receiving this influential award since 2013. In selecting the winners, the awards focus on banks’ abilities to show their excellence in delivering a clearly differentiated offering for their clients and in producing best-in-class financial performance, as well as banks’ league table positions.
Alexei Yakovitsky, Global CEO at VTB Capital, said: “We have been able to capitalize on the new opportunities presented by the changing economic landscape in Russia and internationally. Recognition of VTB Capital’s leading positions by investment banking community and industry rankings once again underscores the efforts to further develop our capabilities across all types of investment products in global banking, fixed income and equities. We continue enhancing our product offering, allowing our clients to benefit from complex solutions that best meet their needs, and plan to further develop VTB Capital’s international business, which already accounts for a substantial part of our franchise”.
Euromoney awards were established in 1992 and were the first of their kind in the global banking industry.
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.