During the visit to Ukraine of Andrey Kostin, President and Chairman of VTB Bank Management Board, some agreements on participation of VTB Capital (the investment division of the Group) in the issue of sovereign eurobonds for Ukraine were achieved. VTB Capital has considerable experience in Eurobond placement for CIS issuers. In 2009, VTB Capital took the lead among international and local bond arrangers in the Eastern Europe according to Dealogic. In 2010, VTB Capital continues to hold top positions among Eurobond issue organizers in the CIS. In the last decade of April 2010, VTB Capital successfully participated in the placement of Russian Federation Eurobonds.
Yuri Soloviev, President of VTB Capital, said: "This project marks a significant achievement in VTB Group business development in the Ukraine. After a three-year absence, Ukraine’s comeback to the global capital markets will generate wider access to foreign loans for Ukrainian companies".