Sberbank CIB1 has won the Best Derivatives Market Dealing 2013 category at national competition Dealer of the Year. The competition has been held by the Moscow International Currency Association (MICA) since 2000 to determine the top professionals of the interbank lending market (ILM), derivatives market, foreign exchange market, and also includes the category “Financial Institutions”. The award ceremony was held on April 17 in Moscow.
Besides taking first place in the team category Best Derivatives Market Dealing 2013, Sberbank CIB came third in the Best ILM Dealing 2013 category, and Denis Parov, Head of MM Group, Funding Products Desk, Global Markets Department and Oleg Parfenov, Sales, FI and Derivatives Sales to Local Financial Institutions, FI and Derivative Products Sales Subdivision, Global Markets Department, took second and third place in the categories Best ILM Dealer 2013 and Best Forward Market Dealer 2013, respectively.
“These Dealer of the Year awards are yet another testament to our team’s high degree of professionalism and the top-class work we perform on the interbank lending market, derivatives market and foreign exchange market.” said Maxim Safonov, Head of Global Markets Department, Managing Director at Sberbank CIB. “I’d like to point out that according to a company’s survey, in 2013 Sberbank CIB’s client satisfaction index increased to 72 points. Our department contributed to this successful result. We are continuing to develop our global markets business by strengthening the team and broadening our product offering to provide clients with even more opportunities to achieve their objectives.”
Recently the team has been joined by Sergio Soler, Senior Trader, Managing Director, Precious Metals Trading, Franck-Eric Fischer, Senior Oil Trader, Managing Director, Frederic Blondel, Head of FX and Flow Derivatives Corporate Sales, Managing Director, Sascha Prinz, Head of Rates, Managing Director and Francois Mantion, Head of Commodities, Managing Director.
The awards from national competition Dealer of the Year build on the recent success of the company – the Sberbank CIB team won four accolades in EMEA Finance’s Achievement Awards 2013. In addition, over 2013 Sberbank CIB won Euromoney’s “Deal of the year for Emerging Europe”, four awards at Euroweek’s Emerging Markets Bond Awards and three 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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