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VTB Capital announces new appointments in Research

17 September 2010

We are pleased to announce that Alexei Moiseev, Nikolay Podguzov, Petr Grishin and Maxim Raskosnov are joining VTB Capital’s Research team.

Alexey Moiseev has been appointed Deputy Head of Research and Head of the Macroeconomics Research team. He will report directly to Alexey Yakovitsky, CEO of VTB Capital Moscow and Head of Research.

Nikolay Podguzov has been appointed Head of Fixed Income Strategy, reporting to the Global Head of Strategy, Alexei Zabotkin.

Petr Grishin and Maxim Raskosnov join VTB Capital as credit analysts and will be working under Mikhail Galkin, the Head of Credit Research.

The new arrivals all have extensive experience, having worked as analysts at both Russian and international financial institutions.

Alexei Moiseev began his career at the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, and later worked at BNP Paribas, London. Most recently he was Head of Fixed Income Research at Renaissance Capital (since 2004). He is regularly named best analyst in at least one category of Institutional Investor’s All Russia Research Team.

Nikolay Podguzov was Senior Fixed Income Strategist at Renaissance Capital, where he had been since 2006, having occupied a similar position at Trust Bank from 2003. He began his career at the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation. In 2010, he was voted #1 in Fixed Income Strategy in Institutional Investor’s All Russia Research Team.

Petr Grishin was Head of Credit Research within Renaissance Capital’s Fixed Income Research department, which he joined in 2005, having been Deputy Head of the Research Department at Rosbank since 2002. Maxim Raskosnov has worked at Renaissance Capital, Raiffeisenbank, VTB Bank and Alfa-Bank.

In the past three years, Petr Grishin has consistently held top positions in Institutional Investor’s All Russia Research Team in the Corporate Debt section, while Maxim Raskosnov was voted #2 in this category in 2009 and 2010.

Alexey Yakovitsky, CEO VTB Capital Moscow, Head of Research at VTB Capital: “VTB Capital analysts have won a number of top international awards in 2010, including Extel Pan-Europe 2010 and All Russia Research Team (Institutional Investor), and a strong team of analysts is crucial for being a business leader. I am certain that the addition of these talented and highly-experienced professionals to our team will allow VTB Capital to strengthen its market positions.”

VTB Capital (, the Investment Business of VTB Group, was established in April 2008 as one of the three strategic business arms of VTB Group, along with the corporate and retail businesses. Within two years, VTB Capital has become a national leader in global investment banking. 1H 2010 league tables show VTB Capital as #1 Eurobonds bookrunner in the CIS, #2 ECM bookrunner in Russia and the CIS (Dealogic). VTB Capital is ranked #1 local bonds bookrunner by Bloomberg and Cbonds. To date, VTB Capital has attracted over USD 40bn worth of investments into Russia in equity and debt capital markets with the total amount of ECM and DCM deals closed by VTB Capital currently standing at over 90.

In 2010, VTB Capital was named Best Russian Equity House and Best Russian Debt House at the Euromoney Awards for Excellence. VTB Capital analysts have also received top international accolades in 2010, including Extel Pan-Europe 2010 and All Russia Research Team (Institutional Investor).

VTB Capital offers a full range of investment banking products and services, focusing on arranging operations in the debt, equity, global commodities markets, developing private investments, investment management, advising clients on M&A and ECM deals in Russia and abroad. VTB Capital operates in Moscow, London, Singapore and Dubai, with headquarters in Moscow.

VTB Capital plc is incorporated in England and Wales and authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. The Head office of CJSC VTB Capital is located at 12, Presnenskaya emb., Moscow, Russia. Tel +7 495 960 9999. License of FFMS №177-11463-100000, 31.07.2008. In London, VTB Capital plc’s main office address is 14 Cornhill, London, EC3V 3ND. Tel +44 20 3334 8000. Fax: +44 20 3334 8900.

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