Founded in 2008, VTB Capital is the investment banking division of VTB Group, a large financial services conglomerate based in Russia. The parent company is comprised of more than 20 individual companies working across the world. These companies are arranged into three primary business arms:
VTB Capital was founded when VTB Group hired several bankers from the Moscow Office of Deutsche Bank. It has offices in Moscow, Hong Kong, Zug, Singapore, Sofia, Frankfurt am Main, Vienna and London.
VTB Capital Products and Services
VTB Capital is focused on three areas of business:
VTB Capital has a large investment management team working with both Russian and international clients including sovereign wealth funds, corporations and other financial institutions. The company runs separate accounts for clients in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America.
The global banking arm works across three main services – global markets, global fixed income, and global equities. Global fixed income products include:
Foreign exchange and rates
VTB Capital also offers a wide range of global equities products, including cash equities, private equity, project finance, structured finance, equity derivatives, equity repo, infrastructure capital and direct market access.
VTB Capital Awards
VTB Capital was recently named ‘Best Foreign Exchange Provider in Russia’ by Global Finance. The 2018 EuroMoney Real Estate Survey named VTB the ‘Number 1 Investment Bank on Mergers and Acquisitions Markets in Russia’. The bank has been named to the World Finance 100 for the last four consecutive years.
VTB Capital Security
In the United Kingdom, VTB Capital is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and PRA. It is licensed and regulated in the United States by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).