VTB Bank announces the Top Rated rating ("the highest rating") assigned by Global Custodian magazine. The annual rating of Global Custodian magazine is made according to the clients' opinion on the quality of services provided by custodians, and is a major source of information used by the clients in choosing the depositary.
Global Custodian has been published since 1989. Now it is one of the most reputable specialized international media on the services in the securities market.
VTB has been participating in the Global Custodian ratings since 2005. In 2006, the Bank received Commended rating. With the rating Top Rated awarded in 2007 the Bank was put on the level with the world leading custodian institutions. Today, VTB is the only Russian banking depositary among its Russian peers to have received the highest rating of the magazine.