Outstanding performance
through creative energy

Supported by VTB Bank, the 12th awards ceremony
was held in 2015 for the Baltic Star international
prize for developing and consolidating humanitarian
relations in the Baltic states. Some of the Baltic Star
winners in the previous years included European
culture and arts professionals, creative workers,
representatives of political and social elite.

Competitive edge in transparency

Reconstruction of Pulkovo airport has become
the first example of major public-private partnership
in the Russian aviation industry involving LLC Air
Gates of Northern Capital consortium with the leading
international companies Fraport AG and Copelouzos
attracted by VTB Capital.

Large-scale investment in high
potential national projects

NEARMEDIC PHARMA, a unique full-cycle
pharmaceuticals plant of NEARMEDIC Group,
constructed with VTB Bank financial support, was
inaugurated in Obninsk in 2015. The plant only
manufactures products of its proprietary research.

Commitment to strategy
ensures reaching our targets

In 2015, VTB Group took leadership in the debt
and equity capital markets, and also in corporate
finance. According to Dealogic and Thomson Reuters,
VTB Capital has strengthened its leadership in the
Russian and CIS debt capital market with a record
market share of 42.4% and ranked first in the equity
capital market (with 49.5%) and M&A.

Dynamic development
and customer-tailored approach

VTB Bank continued to cooperate with EVRAZ Group –
one of the leading steel and mining holdings both
in Russia and the world, and helped refinance
the current debt of JSC EVRAZ NTMK, providing it with
USD 345 mln. VTB Bank also participated in a number
of landmark transactions, including placement of EUR
and RUB bonds for EVRAZ Group, and in the Liability
Management programme aimed at long-term buy-back
of the company’s bonds.

Strong involvement in solving
the country’s top-priority tasks

VTB Bank and SEMMARIS signed an agreement
to construct an unprecedented wholesale distribution
centre Maksimikha Agropark in the Moscow Region.
VTB Bank also provided finance to the main facilities
of Agrosila, Volga River region’s leading agricultural
holding.

Support to Russia’s real economy
and export potential

VTB is a recognised leader in financing Russian exporters
and their foreign customers: the Bank is highly involved
in the government programmes for export support, acting
as a key EXIAR partner. VTB was named “Best Trade
Finance Bank in Russia and other CIS countries” in 2015
by Global Trade Review, and “Best Bank for Trade Finance
in Russia 2016” by Global Finance.

Unique potential unlocked
in global markets

VTB has become the first Russian bank to start direct
supplies of physical gold to the Chinese market. The Bank
is set to further expand its precious metal portfolio
and increase the number of partners to become a leading
supplier in this global market.

Reaching new heights

In 2015, guided by the approved “Quality
Growth Strategy”, the Bank remained
faithful to its key development priorities
and directions.
Despite the external challenges, the Bank
succeeded in maintaining its market
positions and enhancing its risk
management.

Despite the difficulties of 2015, VTB Group
succeeded in maintaining its sustained leadership
in the Russian financial sector due to its efficient
solutions and prompt response to market
fluctuations.

Maintaining leadership we adjust to market trends

In 2015, guided by the approved “Quality Growth Strategy”, the Bank remained faithful to its key development priorities and directions.
Despite the external challenges, the Bank succeeded in maintaining its market positions and enhancing its risk management.

Despite the difficulties of 2015, VTB Group succeeded in maintaining its sustained leadership in the Russian financial sector due to its efficient solutions and prompt response to market fluctuations.

Annual report
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