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Sberbank CIB wins in majority of categories in Cbonds international rating among organisers and underwriters of Russian bonds


Sberbank CIB1, the corporate and investment banking business of Sberbank, has taken the first place in five out of six categories of the rating of organisers and underwriters of Russians bonds for the first half of 2018, compiled by Cbonds information agency:

  • Rating of organisers (all issues)
  • Rating of underwriters (all issues)
  • Rating of organisers (market issues)
  • Rating of corporate bond organisers
  • Rating of municipal bond organisers

In the overall rating of the organisers of placements of all issues, Sberbank CIB is ranked first, with the following statistics: for the current period Sberbank CIB took part in 39 issues of 21 issuers to a total of RUB 150,452 mln, which is equal to a 20.06% market share. A total of 36 organisers were included in the rating; the total deal amount was RUB 749,921 mln.

Senior Vice President of Sberbank and Head of Sberbank CIB Igor Bulantsev commented: “Providing services to Russian clients on the debt markets is one of the priorities of our activity, and we intend to hold the leading position, especially in the Russian bonds segment.”

Cbonds’ rating of bond underwriters includes financial organisations that have given guarantees on placement of a certain volume of issues and have the status of organiser, co-organiser, underwriter or co-underwriter. The rating takes into account the actual volume of placed bonds.

Sberbank is Russia’s largest bank and a leading global financial institution. Sberbank holds almost one third of aggregate Russian banking sector assets, it is the key lender to the national economy and the biggest deposit taker in Russia. The Central Bank of the Russian Federation is the founder and principal shareholder of Sberbank owning 50% of the Bank's authorized capital plus one voting share, with the remaining 50% held by domestic and international investors. Sberbank has more than 145 million customers in 20 countries. Sberbank has the largest distribution network in Russia with almost 15,000 branches, and its international operations include UK, US, CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, India, China, Turkey and other countries.

The Bank holds the general banking license No.1481 issued by the Bank of Russia. Official websites of the Bank: (Sberbank Group website),

Sberbank CIB

Sberbank CIB is the corporate and investment banking business of Sberbank. Its key areas of activity are corporate finance (including trade finance), the documentary business2, investment banking services, trade operations with securities, and private equity. Sberbank’s corporate and 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.

1 On the basis of JSC “Sberbank CIB” and Sberbank.
2 Banking products and services provided by Sberbank.