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  • 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
  • VTB’s banking head unfazed by new US sanctions

    Sanctions on Russia could be tightened following a bill that passed the US Senate nearly unanimously in mid-June, but even though some commentators are sceptical that they will be implemented, VTB head of global banking Riccardo Orcel said that it won't stop the Russian state-controlled bank’s expansion into new markets.

    • 28 Jun 2017

Latest market news

  • Russian Railways mandates for first ever Russian green Swissie

    Russian Railways is embarking on a roadshow to market the first ever green Swiss franc bond from Russia, even as fears of the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus continue to infect EM bond trading.

    • 25 Feb 2020
  • CEE bank trio swoops

    Three CEE banks have announced new bond issues this week. Armenia's Ardshinbank has printed a $300m five year bond, Credit Bank of Moscow has initial price guidance out on a dollar five year benchmark and Sovcombank, another Russian bank, has released plans for a roadshow.

    • 22 Jan 2020
  • Sistema, RCIF offload 23.7% of Detsky Mir

    Russian conglomerate Sistema and the Russia-China Investment Fund have sold a Rb15.9bn ($249.7m) chunk of stock in Detsky Mir, the Russian toy store, after a fully marketed offering designed to boost the freefloat of the company and diversify the shareholder base.

    • 22 Nov 2019
  • RusHydro's rouble Eurobond set to break 2018 issuance bar

    RusHydro will return to the international bond market for roubles with a deal that will likely take 2019’s total issuance in the format above last year’s total.

    • 12 Nov 2019
  • State-backed Russian banks close largest rouble deal in history of mortgage securitization

    VTB and DOM.RF have closed the largest mortgage securitization in the banks' history, selling a Rb95.7bn ($1.49bn) deal this week.

    • 01 Nov 2019

VTB Capital In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $bn No of issues Share % STLY Share %
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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 97.56 359 9.29%
2 Citi 80.91 307 7.70%
3 BofA Securities 69.71 280 6.64%
4 Barclays 61.34 245 5.84%
5 Goldman Sachs 50.83 184 4.84%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 Deutsche Bank 5.67 19 10.42%
2 JPMorgan 4.56 15 8.38%
3 BofA Securities 4.32 16 7.93%
4 Citi 3.70 15 6.80%
5 Commerzbank Group 2.65 10 4.87%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 Credit Suisse 2.84 5 11.79%
2 JPMorgan 2.15 15 8.91%
3 Morgan Stanley 1.94 12 8.03%
4 Barclays 1.75 12 7.24%
5 Citi 1.63 13 6.79%