VTB Capital is the top equity house in Russia and the CIS region with increasing global presence, combining local expertise and execution capability with international credentials.
VTB Capital’s ECM team has an unrivalled ECM franchise in Russia and is consistently rated at the top of the Russia ECM bookrunners league tables with a considerable execution track record — having worked on over 60 equity offerings by domestic and international issuers — helping to raise over USD 62 billion of investment since 2009.
To date in 2017, VTB Capital has reinforced its № 1 position in equity offerings taking an over 20% share of the Russian/CIS ECM market (according to ThomsonReuters 3Q 2017) having led a number of landmark equity offerings including the largest IPO (USD 858 million) in the Metals & Mining sector globally since 2013 for Polyus — the 2nd largest global gold company by reserves.
In Russia VTB Capital also acted as Joint Global Coordinator / Joint Bookrunner on a number of follow-on placements including four accelerated bookbuilds and a fully marketed secondary offering with an aggregate deal value exceeding USD 1 billion.
Among 2016 highlights VTB Capital acted as a Joint Global Coordinator for the Russian Government when successfully leading a USD 812 million follow-on offering of ALROSA, the world’s largest diamond mining company.
VTB Capital is also a growing presence in the international ECM arena having acted as a Joint Bookrunner in a USD 206 million IPO of Global Ports Holding (Turkey), the largest cruise port operator in the world, VTB Capital also acted as Co-Lead Placing Agent in a EUR 1 billion capital increase by Bank of Cyprus, the largest banking group in the country, and Co-Bookrunner in a EUR 1.5 billion rights issue by Banco Popolare, the fourth largest bank in Italy. VTB Capital also participated in a EUR 2.86 billion capital increase by Greece’s third largest bank, Eurobank Ergasias.
In addition to being the regional leader by number and volume of equity placements, VTB Capital regularly wins ‘Best Equity Offering of the Year’ awards reflecting the superior quality of the service VTB Capital provides to its clients.