VTB Capital's Asia bond ambitions

VTB Capital, the top lead manager of Russian eurobonds and a pioneer in the CNH market, has plans to develop its business model in Asia.

VTB Capital's Asia bond ambitions

VTB Capital has successfully built a debt capital markets business model that targets primary market mandates from Russian and CIS companies in G3 currencies and roubles and it now has its eyes set on building a network among borrowers in Eastern Europe and Asia.

As recently as 2009, VTB sourced all of its primary market mandates in Russia, according to Andrey Solovyev, global head of debt capital markets. Since then, the firm’s expansion has paid...

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