Sberbank CIB1 is pleased to announce that it has been named as the Most Innovative Investment Bank in the CEE region at The Banker’s Annual Investment Banking Awards 2014. The awards, which are granted annually by a panel of leading industry experts, celebrate excellence and innovation in the investment banking field globally.
Sberbank CIB was recognized for its successful delivery of innovative and integrated products and services to its clients, alongside its role at the forefront of regional capital market activity. During the period examined by the awards (June 2013 to June 2014), the company demonstrated its capabilities in some of the most high profile and visible deals in the Russian and CEE capital markets.
Commenting on the award, Mickael Gibault, Co-head of Investment Banking, Managing Director, Sberbank CIB, said: “Sberbank CIB is one of the leaders of the Russian and CEE capital markets and has an established reputation for helping clients to realize their objectives through innovative financing and advisory solutions. Over the past year Sberbank CIB has participated in landmark ECM and M&A deals demonstrating its full breadth of capabilities, including the IPO of Tinkoff Credit Systems, the reorganization and combination of IES generating assets, the take private of LSE-listed ENRC and the joint venture between SIBUR, Gazprom Neft and Titan Group. We are pleased to see this track record recognized by top industry publications such as The Banker.”
Pavel Sokolov, Co-head of Investment Banking, Managing Director, Sberbank CIB, added: “Behind every transaction, product and service delivered by Sberbank CIB lies a first-class team, and it is great to see industry awards like this recognizing their efforts and hard work. In 2013 we’re particularly proud to have led some of the most ground-breaking DCM transactions, including the RUB 5 bln bond issue secured by Home Credit and Finance Bank. Sberbank CIB also jointly lead-managed Uranium One’s USD 300 mln senior secured notes offering, which was Sberbank CIB’s third such deal for the company after its two successful RUB bond placements in 2011 and earlier in 2013.”
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The Corporate & Investment Banking Business (Sberbank CIB) was created as part of the integration of Sberbank of Russia and Troika Dialog. Sberbank CIB’s key areas of activity are corporate finance (including trade finance), the documentary business3, investment banking services, trade operations with securities, and private equity. Sberbank of Russia’s Corporate & Investment Banking Business provides integrated financial solutions and investment advisory services to its clients, which include major corporations, financial institutions, sovereign states and federal and sub-federal government bodies and organisations.
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