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 810 DCM and ECM deals, which attracted more than USD 285bn worth of investments in Russia and CIS. VTB Capital has been named the ‘Best Investment Bank in Emerging Markets’ as well as the ‘Best Investment Bank in Central and Eastern Europe’ according to Global Finance annual survey The World’s Best Investment Banks. VTB Capital has held top positions according to the league tables by Dealogic, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and Mergermarket since 2009. VTB Capital’s Research team is securing the top spot in Russia category in both of the leading international industry rankings — Institutional Investor and Extel Survey. 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 trading operations, asset management and direct investments, as well as advising clients on M&A deals in Russia and abroad.