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  • VTB gives new jobs to Hutt, Richardson

    Nick Hutt has been appointed chairman of the management board at VTB Bank (Europe), and Mark Richardson will replace him as chief executive of VTB Capital’s UK arm, subject to regulatory approvals.

    • 08 Jul 2020
  • VTB makes trade finance deal with Afreximbank

    Russia's VTB Bank has signed an agreement with African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to boost trade finance cooperation between the two in Africa. The announcement comes on the heels of the inaugural Russia-Africa summit held this week in Sochi, during which a number of trade deals were said to have been signed.

    • 25 Oct 2019
  • VTB Capital says ‘blockchain has no commercial use’

    VTB Capital has no interest in adopting blockchain technology for banking, said Dmitry Snesar, VTB’s head of client coverage, at VTB Capital’s Russia Calling conference in Moscow this week.

    • 29 Nov 2018
  • New UK sanction ideas on Russia are toothless

    The UK's foreign affairs committee report, released on Monday, holds the US Treasury’s sanctions strategy in high regard, because of the immediate impact on financial markets. But it misunderstands the reason for the US-driven sell-off, and so its recommendations are faulty as well.

    • 22 May 2018
  • VTB pivots to China for business, post-sanctions

    VTB Capital is making headway in seeking to grow its capital markets and investment banking business in Asia, after growth plans in the US and Europe were stymied by sanctions.

    • 15 Nov 2017

Latest market news

  • Sovcomflot defies Russia sanction risk to come to market

    Sovcomflot, the majority state-owned Russian shipping company, defied some market participants' expectations on Tuesday by coming to market to raise dollar debt just days after a fresh wave of US sanctions on Russia.

    • 20 Apr 2021
  • High yielding Trans-Oil seeks dollar debt

    Trans-Oil Group, a Moldova agriculture company, was in the market on Wednesday for a dollar bond. The issuer has a rocky history in debt markets, following a failed attempt at a debut bond in 2018.

    • 14 Apr 2021
  • Sovcomflot seeks dollars as Russia-Ukraine tensions mount

    Sovcomflot, the shipping company majority-owned by the Russian state, is planning to enter the debt capital markets. But the dollar bond mandate comes at a tricky time as military escalation between Russia and Ukraine has caused investor confidence of assets on both sides to fall.

    • 13 Apr 2021
  • MTS enters into Russian ESG bond market to ballooning investor demand

    Mobile TeleSystems, Russia’s largest mobile operator, has sold a social bond in roubles, as it became the latest major Russian corporate to foray into ESG financing. The issuer has not ruled out a return to international markets, although in recent years it has pivoted towards domestic funding.

    • 01 Apr 2021
  • Russian Railways steams in with rare Swissie hybrid

    Russian Railways ventured into the Swiss franc market this week to sell the first hybrid corporate bond in over two years, a sign of a maturing Swissie market, according to local market participants.

    • 18 Mar 2021

VTB Capital In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $bn No of issues Share % STLY Share %
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Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds 17 37 0.67 3 1.39% 0.34%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 92.59 388 8.96%
2 Citi 85.30 278 8.25%
3 BofA Securities 63.15 265 6.11%
4 Barclays 58.01 223 5.61%
5 Deutsche Bank 55.74 184 5.39%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 60.87 123 14.06%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 28.59 93 6.60%
3 Santander 25.41 90 5.87%
4 JPMorgan 23.88 61 5.52%
5 UniCredit 21.51 103 4.97%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 2.07 11 10.42%
2 BofA Securities 1.40 6 7.01%
3 Citi 1.37 7 6.87%
4 Morgan Stanley 1.36 6 6.85%
5 JPMorgan 1.31 7 6.59%