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  • 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

  • VTB pushing dim sum for Russian borrowers

    VTB Capital is encouraging Russian borrowers to consider the dim sum market as a supplementary source of funding because their access to core markets has been restricted since the US imposed sanctions in April. However, the potential scale of the dim sum market is limited.

    • 03 Dec 2018
  • Russia fires off €1bn bond amid 'new Cold War' fears

    International uproar over Russia seizing three Ukrainian navy ships last weekend did not stop Russia selling a €1bn 2.875% 2025 bond on Tuesday. But investor fears are growing ever higher over the likelihood of further US sanctions on the country. Russia’s pivot away from dollars seems to indicate the same concerns. Francesca Young, Sam Kerr and Lewis McLellan report.

    • 29 Nov 2018
  • Russia EUR1bn 2.875% Dec 25

    • 29 Nov 2018
  • Russia’s doing what you told it to

    Bankers love to advise their clients to look at the bigger picture and print now, for fear that that in just a few weeks or months, they could be facing a much tougher time. So the chorus of DCM officials criticising Russia for its timing in selling a €1bn seven year bond this week is more than a little hypocritical.

    • 28 Nov 2018
  • International accounts take ‘well over half’ of Russia bond

    Fears that the Russian Federation's €1bn bond issue would only find demand domestically seem to have been assuaged as a source close to the deal said well over half the deal was sold to international investors. That source also denied the deal was in any way designed to bait the West, and said its timing was simply a matter of wanting to get ahead of worsening market conditions.

    • 28 Nov 2018

VTB Capital In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $m No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • 11 Dec 2018
Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM 21 21 5,647.62 22 1.02% 1.09%
All Swiss Franc Bonds 17 13 200.84 1 0.37% 0.57%
Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency) 16 20 3,967.74 1 1.11% 0.93%
European Sovereign Bonds 18 17 3,421.17 4 1.99% 1.77%
Bookrunners of European Structured Finance 22 22 1,237.91 2 0.96% 0.85%
Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds 10 8 5,174.87 13 2.97% 3.59%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 346,069.71 1350 8.09%
2 JPMorgan 342,066.65 1471 7.99%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 307,117.30 1065 7.18%
4 Barclays 258,537.34 976 6.04%
5 Goldman Sachs 227,890.51 774 5.33%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 48,411.81 205 6.53%
2 JPMorgan 46,311.15 105 6.25%
3 UniCredit 40,595.43 182 5.48%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 38,348.83 146 5.17%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 38,097.35 189 5.14%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 14,514.87 63 9.19%
2 Goldman Sachs 13,469.15 66 8.53%
3 Citi 9,971.36 58 6.32%
4 Morgan Stanley 8,572.10 54 5.43%
5 UBS 8,414.70 37 5.33%