On 22 January 2013, VTB Bank successfully placed its BO-21 exchange-traded bond issue with a total face value of RUB 15 billion. The bid book was opened on 16 January 2013 at a coupon range of 8.24%-8.48%.
More than 50 investors participated in the offering, including Russian and international banks as well as large investment and asset management companies. The overall demand was nearly double the offering. The bank set the coupon rate at 8.15% until the bonds mature based on the book building results.
This deal is the first public offering in 2013 on the local debt capital market.
The issue will mature in three years, with no put date envisaged.