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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

  • EM issuers divided over whether to go for it

    New emerging market bond issues have been assessed on a case-by-case basis this week as the spread of the Covid-19 virus delivered sharp swings in global markets. Some borrowers wanted to forge ahead in case of a further sell-off, while others prefer to wait for a recovery.

    • 05 Mar 2020
  • Russian Rail forges ahead but two more hold fire

    New emerging market bond issues are being assessed on a case by case basis as a split between those issuers keen to forge ahead and those preferring to delay emerges.

    • 05 Mar 2020
  • GTLK USD600m 4.65% Mar 27

    • 05 Mar 2020
  • GTLK braves volatile EM market, raises $600m amid Covid-19 fears

    GTLK Europe, an air and sea vehicle lessor, has priced a seven year unsecured bond — its longest dated deal to date. It paid a premium to investors, but won praise for steering the transaction through a market that had recently been shuttered due to Covid-19 chaos.

    • 04 Mar 2020
  • GTLK offers 'more juice' on seven year amid Covid-19 chaos

    GTLK Europe, an aircraft and ship lessor, was offering a healthy new issue premium for a benchmark seven year bond in dollars on Tuesday, with the Covid-19 outbreak still casting a shadow over global financial markets.

    • 03 Mar 2020

VTB Capital In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $bn No of issues Share % STLY Share %
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All Swiss Franc Bonds 13 0.09 1 0.32%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 271.77 900 9.69%
2 BofA Securities 230.38 802 8.22%
3 Citi 225.56 749 8.04%
4 Goldman Sachs 154.73 485 5.52%
5 Barclays 151.95 557 5.42%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 56.48 82 18.88%
2 Santander 21.22 55 7.10%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 19.14 50 6.40%
4 HSBC 16.91 50 5.65%
5 Deutsche Bank 15.71 46 5.25%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 3.53 20 13.80%
2 Credit Suisse 3.26 8 12.77%
3 Morgan Stanley 2.58 8 10.11%
4 BofA Securities 2.56 15 10.01%
5 JPMorgan 1.75 14 6.85%