VTB wins “M&A Deal of the Year in Asia”

VTB Capital – VTB (VTBR) is a Russian investment bank. It is one of the three strategic business arms of VTB Group, along with the corporate and retail businesses.

VTB Capital has been ranked among the top investment banks in Russia, the CIS and Central and Eastern Europe regions according to industry league tables, including Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and Dealogic. In 2013, the Dealogic league tables ranked VTB Capital among the top investment banks in terms of deal volumes for M&A, Debt and Equity Capital Markets across the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), Russia and CIS regions.

Created in 2008, the business is headquartered in Moscow with offices in London, Singapore, Dubai, Hong Kong, New York, Vienna, Sofia and Kiev.

VTB Press Release

VTB issued the following press release on the 4th May 2018.

VTB wins “M&A Deal of the Year in Asia”

The sale transaction of Essar Oil to a consortium of investors, where VTB Capital acted as sole financial advisor to the seller, won in the “M&A Deal of the Year in Asia” nomination of The Banker magazine’s “Deals of the Year 2018” awards. The transaction volume amounted to $12.9bn. The winners are selected based on a range of criteria, including the complexity of the transaction, innovation and the deal environment.

Yuri Soloviev, First Deputy President and Chairman of VTB Bank Management Board, noted: “This deal, which became both the largest foreign direct investment into India ever and largest M&A deal in India on record, is undoubtedly a landmark transaction for the market. We remain very active in the region, offering best solutions for our clients. VTB Capital’s international expertise allows us to continue executing deals in the most constructive and effective way in the market.”

The Banker, a UK publication issued since 1926, is one of the most reputable media in the financial market. It covers main international and economic news agenda and provides analysis of global market trends.


JSC VTB Capital, the Investment Business of VTB Group, is one of the three strategic business arms of VTB Group, along with the corporate and retail businesses. Since its foundation in 2008, VTB Capital has participated in over 805 ECM and DCM deals, which attracted more than USD 285bn worth of investments in Russia and CIS. VTB Capital offers a full range of investment banking products and services to Russian and international clients. It arranges deals in the debt and equity markets and is also active in trade finance, asset management and direct investments, as well as advising clients on M&A and ECM deals in Russia and abroad.

The press release can be found here.

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VTB Group is a global provider of financial services, comprised of over 20 credit institutions and financial companies operating across all key areas of the financial markts.

VTB has a market cap of $681.85bn Roubles and currently trades with a price to earnings of 6.17 according to investing.com.

VTB Bank had revenue of 460bn Roubles in the year 2017 with Net Income coming in at 120bn Roubles.

The firm employs over 96,000 people in key countries Russia, CIS, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the US.


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