VTB Capital has won Global Finance magazine’s annual “World's Best Investment Banks" awards in three categories: Best Investment Bank in Central and Eastern Europe, Best Investment Bank in Russia and Best Debt Bank in Central and Eastern Europe. This is the third year in a row that VTB Capital has won Best Investment Bank in Russia.
The winners were selected by Global Finance editors who, with input from industry experts, used criteria including market share, number and size of deals, service and advice, structuring capabilities, distribution network, efforts to address market conditions, innovation, pricing, after-market performance of underwritings and market reputation.
Riccardo Orcel, Deputy CEO of VTB Group and Head of Global Banking at VTB Capital, said: "In 2014, VTB Capital increased its market share in all major areas of investment banking. Global Finance magazine’s awards are further confirmation of our achievements in Russian and international markets by the wider global business community."
In 2014, VTB Capital also took leading positions in Dealogic’s league tables in the DCM, ECM and M&A rankings across Russia and the CIS. Euromoney named VTB Capital the Best Investment Bank in Russia for the third year in a row. VTB Capital was also named the “Best Investment Banker” in Russia by Acquisition International Magazine, becoming the first Russian investment bank to win this award. In 2015 bne IntelliNews named VTB Capital Best Bank for Debt Capital Markets in CEE and CIS. The Institutional Investor All-Russia Survey 2014 and Thomson Reuters Extel Survey 2014 named VTB Capital the Best Sales and Trading firm in Russia. VTB Capital’s Research team also reclaimed the top spot in the Institutional Investor 2014 All-Russia investor survey.