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VTB Capital keeps leading positions in international rankings for 2019

17 January 2020
According to Dealogic, VTB Capital took first place in the debt capital markets (DCM) rankings in Russia, the CIS and Eastern Europe. In the international DCM category in Russia the bank arranged 25 transactions, taking 25% of the market. It also arranged 110 transactions in the CIS and the same number in Eastern Europe, taking 22% and 11.46% of the market share respectively.

VTB Capital also ranked number one in Dealogic’s Russia Domestic DCM bookrunner category, arranging 84 transactions and securing an 28% market share.

Refinitiv placed VTB Capital at the top of the Russian DCM with 79 transactions and 44.3% of the market..

Accoridng to Bloomberg, VTB Capital is the top bond underwriter in Eastern Europe with 101 transactions and 10.4% of the market.

Andrey Solovyev, Global Head of DCM at VTB Capital, said: “We are delighted by the experts’ high assessment of our performance in the global capital markets. Last year we arranged a number of large-scale transactions for a range of issuers in various sectors, in particular, for RusHydro, Russian Railways and Severstal. Companies are demonstrating strong interest in placing bonds in the debt capital markets, and we expect the volume of transactions to increase in 2020.”

Refinitiv also named VTB Capital the leading M&A adviser based on the number and volume of M&A transactions in Russia (17 transactions worth $4.5 bn).

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