State Corporation “Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)” was established in 2007 in conformity with Federal Law On Bank for Development” through a transformation of Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of the USSR.
Bank for Development is one of the key instruments for implementing the state economic policy aimed at removing infrastructure restrictions that impede economic growth, enhancing efficient utilization of natural resources, developing high-tech industries, unleashing innovative and industrial potential of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and ensuring support for exports of industrial goods and services.
Vnesheconombank participates in implementing projects that are of priority importance for the development of Russia’s economy, but which, for a number of reasons (huge volumes of investment resources required, complexity, long payback periods) experience resource shortage. Vnesheconombank delivers support for projects both through directly extended loans and credits, including project co-financing with other financial institutions, and by issuing guarantees and sureties.
Gazprmbank (Open Joint-Stock Company) is one of three largest banks in the Russian Federation in terms of total assets and equity. Our principal business areas are corporate banking, retail banking, investment banking and depositary services. Our banking activities also include securities trading, foreign exchange operations, precious metals operations, clearing operations and settlement services.
We provide a broad array of commercial banking services to a variety of our corporate customers, including lending in various currencies, trade finance, settlement and cash management services. One other very important sphere of our relationship with our corporate customers is funding we receive in the form of customer current accounts and term deposits.
Our investment banking activities include capital markets, brokerage, corporate finance and project finance services, asset management and private equity investments. In the course of our investment banking activities we conduct private equity investments in companies from different industries not connected with banking.
Rosneft is the leader of Russia’s petroleum industry, and one of the world’s largest publicly traded oil and gas companies. The Company is primarily engaged in hydrocarbon exploration, production of oil, gas and condensate, offshore field development projects, hydrocarbon refining, marketing of oil, gas and oil products in Russia and abroad, and investment activity.
Rosneft is widely engaged in exploration and production across all the key hydrocarbon regions of Russia. The plans of Rosneft to develop Russia’s shelf, including the Arctic shelf, have a special place among its projects. In addition, the Company participates in 35 international projects on practically all continents. Rosneft’s 11 refineries are located throughout the country, from the Black Sea coast to the Far East, and 7 outside the Russian Federation. Their retail network covers 54 regions of the country, with service stations also found in Italy, Ukraine and Belarus.
Rosneft is one of the largest investors in Russian economy and the largest taxpayer in Russia. The fundamental principle of Rosneft business activity is the environmental responsibility.
VTB Capital, the Investment Business of VTB Group, is one of the three strategic business arms of VTB Group, along with the corporate and retail businesses. Since its foundation in 2008, VTB Capital has taken part in more than 460 ECM and DCM deals, which were instrumental in attracting more than USD 189bn worth of investments to Russia and CIS.
VTB Capital offers a full range of investment banking products and services, focusing on arranging operations in the debt, equity, global commodities markets, developing investment and asset management, advising clients on M&A and ECM deals in Russia and abroad.
VTB Capital holds top positions in the debt and equity capital markets, as well as M&A, in Russia, CIS and CEE according to the league tables for 2011-2013 by Dealogic, Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters.
VTB Capital is headquartered in Moscow with operations in London, Singapore, Dubai, Hong Kong, New York, Paris, Vienna, Kiev and Sofia.