VTB Capital has secured top spots in DCM, ECM, and M&A categories in Dealogic rankings for 2017, following a year marked by a range of transactions across all IB business lines in Russia and internationally.
In the DCM segment, VTB Capital has maintained its clear leading positions as a bookrunner on local and international bond issues. The investment bank ranked as the top Russia International DCM bookrunner with a 25% market share, closing 24 deals worth $6.8bn. VTB Capital also secured 18.1% of the CIS international DCM market with 26 deals worth $7.2bn. In the Russia Domestic DCM category the investment bank was a bookrunner on 68 transactions, the majority of deals in the segment, worth $5.9bn, closing the year with a 25.5% market share. The CEE Total DCM category was also dominated by VTB Capital, with the investment bank arranging 94 deals with a total value of $13bn and a market share of 11.2%.
According to Dealogic data for 2017, VTB Capital is the leading Russia and CIS ECM bookrunner. In the local market, it has arranged 9 deals worth $1.2bn and secured 16.3% of the market, in the CIS, the investment bank completed 9 deals worth $1.2bn and gained a 15.9% market share.
Over the course of 2017, VTB Capital managed to secure top spots in all the M&A categories in Russia, CIS and CEE. Highlights include:
· #1 Russia Completed M&A Advisor – 55.9% market share, 12 deals, $18.7bn deal value
· #1 CIS Completed M&A Advisor – 52.8% market share, 12 deals, $18.7bn deal value
· #1 CEE Completed M&A Advisor – 21.6% market share, 13 deals, $18.7bn deal value
Riccardo Orcel, Head of Global Banking at VTB Capital, said: “The past year has been remarkable for emerging markets, which has also translated into a substantial number of deals involving Russian companies. In particular, Russian ECM issuance is approximately up by 80% and in DCM up by around a third compared to previous year. Subsequently, we have taken advantage of the growing market, completing large transactions for our clients across Russia, CIS and CEE. The competence of our international team has been instrumental in attaining top spots in the Dealogic rankings, and we are proud to once again close the year as the leading investment bank in Russia.”