VTB Capital has secured top spots in the Dealogic and Bloomberg league tables for 2016, leading in DCM, ECM and M&A rankings across Russia, CIS, CEE and EMEA.
According to Dealogic data, VTB Capital has become the clear leader in Russian Domestic DCM by volume of transactions. VTB Capital arranged 80 transactions for a total of $15.2bn (£12.3bn)and a 54% market share over the course of 2016. Furthermore, the investment bank took first place in the rankings for CEE Total DCM Bookrunner by completing 93 transactions totaling $19.4bn (£15.6bn), accounting for 22% of the market. VTB Capital also ranked first in International DCM across Russia and the CIS, having arranged 13 transactions for a total of $4.2bn and a very strong 28% share of the market. Additionally, VTB Capital maintained its top position in Russia and CIS ECM having arranged five transactions, amounting to $826mn (£668mn) and a 23% market share.
VTB Capital has also secured top spots by amount and total volume of M&A deals completed in CEE, Russia and CIS, according to the latest Dealogic league tables. In 2016, VTB Capital advised on 10 transactions in total across Russia and CIS, equivalent to a volume of $11.2bn (£9bn) and a market share of 22%. VTB Capital also advised on 11 M&A transactions in the CEE region with a total deal value $11.6bn (£9.3bn) and 13% market share.
Finally, Bloomberg has named VTB Capital #1 bookrunner for Eastern European bonds for FY 2016 in its latest league tables. During 2016, VTB Capital executed 77 deals for Eastern European companies with a total volume of $17.9bn (£14.4bn) and a 24% market share – far ahead of its nearest rival. VTB Capital’s outstanding performance has also been recognised in Bloomberg’s EMEA Corporate High Yield Bonds with a total of 39 deals, volume of €10.9bn (£9.3bn) and 11% market share. VTB Capital also ranked first in CEEMEA Bonds, arranging 75 transactions for a total of $17.8bn (£14.3bn) and taking 8% market share. In addition, the investment bank closed 79 deals and was ranked number one in the Russia Bonds inc-Retained Deals category with total volume over one trillion rubles and 40% market share.
Alexei Yakovitsky, Global CEO at VTB Capital, said: “Such remarkable results across all global banking business lines confirm VTB Capital’s expertise and dedication to providing the best financial counsel to our clients, which underpins our work in international and Russian markets. We have successfully executed numerous landmark transactions over the course of 2016 and expect a number of major deals to be closed in beginning of the next year, allowing us to continue maintaining leading positions across priority business segments”.