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Sberbank CIB named Best Rouble Bond House in EMEA Finances Achievement Awards


Sberbank CIB1 has been recognised with multiple awards including “Best Rouble Bond House” of 2013 in EMEA Finance’s Achievement Awards 2013. The awards, which celebrate the year’s best bank and capital markets deals, have been handed out annually by EMEA Finance since 2008.

In addition to “Best Rouble Bond House”, Sberbank CIB’s deals and clients received five more awards in the following categories:

  • Best Covered Bond: Home Credit & Finance’s RUB5 bln issuance (Sberbank CIB acted as a Joint Lead Manager of the bond issuer)
  • Best Corporate Borrower: Norilsk Nickel (Sberbank CIB acted as a Joint Lead Manager for a three-tranche placement of three-year RUB local bonds of MMC Norilsk Nickel totalling RUB 35 bln)
  • Best IPO in CEE: Tinkoff Credit Systems (Sberbank CIB successfully completed the $1,087 mln initial public offering of global depositary receipts (listed on the London Stock Exchange) of TCS Group Holding plc.)
  • Best Restructuring in CEE: ChTPZ Group’s debt restructuring (Sberbank CIB acted as Mandated Lead Arranger, Facility and Security Agent)
  • Best Syndicated Loan in CEE: Ojer Telekomunikasyon’s $4,478 mln and EUR 212 mln multi-tranche senior secured syndicated loan (Sberbank CIB and DenizBank A.S. acted as Mandated Lead Arrangers)

“We are delighted to receive these awards from EMEA Finance,” said Alexander Bazarov, Member of the Management Board, Senior Vice President of Sberbank of Russia, Deputy Head of Sberbank CIB. “These awards are a testament to the exceptional work of our individuals and teams and underline our leading strength across the entire franchise. 2013 was a great year for Sberbank CIB, with significant recognition from the industry. We are committed to achieving greater results for our clients to ensure that we continue to do work deserving of recognition for many years to come.”

This year’s wins build on the company’s 2012 Achievement Awards success, where Sberbank CIB received three awards – “Best IPO in EMEA”, “Best Follow-on Financing in EMEA region” and “Best Financial Institution M&A Deal”. Over the last year Sberbank CIB won Euromoney’s “Deal of the year award – Emerging Europe”, four awards at Euroweek’s Emerging Markets Bond Awards and two accolades in Euroweek’s EMEA ECM Awards.

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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 business2, 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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1On the basis of CJSC “Sberbank CIB”
2Banking products and services provided by Sberbank of Russia