VTB Bank (former Vneshtorgbank) is one of the leading universal banks of Russia. VTB Bank and its subsidiaries form a leading Russian financial group – VTB Group, offering a wide range of banking services and products in Russia, CIS, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the U.S. The Group’s largest subsidiaries in Russia are VTB 24, Bank of Moscow.
VTB was ranked 446th on the FT Global 500 2012, The Financial Times’ annual snapshot of the world's largest companies. It climbed to 210th in the ranking of the 500 largest companies in Europe, the FT Europe 500 2014, and to 127th in the FT Emerging 500 2014, the list of the 500 largest companies on the world’s emerging markets. The Moscow-based bank is registered in St. Petersburg and came 66th in the British magazine The Banker’s Top 1,000 World Banks in terms of capital in 2014.
Andrei Kostin’s Bank proceeded to takeover of regional Russian banks.
Glamor TV presenter, who is the mistress of the state banker number 2 in the Russian Federation, became the owner of the award "TEFI".
VTB can finance the railway megaproject.
The Ukrainian regulator urged the bailiffs at the suit of Igor Kolomoisky’s structures not to arrest the assets of Russian banks in Ukraine, but to give them the opportunity to fulfill their obligations to depositors in order to kick them in the ass.
After one or two weeks, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will approve the plan of the head of VTB Andrei Kostin to de-dollarize the Russian economy.
Rosatom has signed memorandums of intent with VTB and Sberbank. To build three icebreakers of the "Leader" type, no less than 300 billion rubles will be required, and experts doubt their expediency.
In the financial institutions, a battle began between the alliance of Igor Sechin and Andrei Kostin with German Gref and Elvira Nabiullina. Kostin already made the first move and could become the first victim in this war.
The Moscow Arbitration Court lifted the arrest from 36.31% of the shares of the financial institution.
VTB concluded an advertising contract with its daughter company UK "Dynamo" for 4 years at 2.4 billion rubles. For the Russian market this is a record amount. "Daughter" VTB is a developer of new sports facilities worth $ 1.5 billion.
The Warsaw Court of Appeal authorized the extradition of Andrei Chernyakov to the Russian Federation. The final decision remains with the Ministry of Justice of Poland.
The creditors of the brothers-bankers have already twice frozen their assets in the UK this summer.
UC Rusal ceased to sponsor the Sochi stage of the Formula 1 race: the company clearly does not have enough money.
VTB does not manage to proceed with the purchase of Vozrozhdenie Bank. The High Court of London again arrested the bank's shares on the suit of the creditors of its owners, the Ananiev brothers.
VTB reached an agreement in principle with Bonum Capital on the key terms of the acquisition of Bank Vozrozhdenie.
According to FT, the businessman is ready to reduce the stake in the group to 45% in favor of VTB.
The wife of Mikhail Paramonov objects to the sale of their property in France.
The assets of the Ananiev brothers in the UK are taken out of custody.
The debts of Russians to banks grow twice as fast as their salaries.
Procrediting a repo transaction during the IPO En + Group of Oleg Deripaska, VTB Bank requires the Singaporean company AnAn Group $ 170.4 million. Most likely, the bank will receive only a hole from a bagel: the Singapore company belongs to the Chinese CEFC, which did not override the stake in Rosneft and was bankrupt.
Not only Aeroexpress, but also VTB will compete for the state contract.
The monitoring procedure for winemakers has begun and will inevitably result in their bankruptcy and the connection of creditors. The main ones are VTB and Sberbank with 74 and 372 million rubles, respectively.
En + Group intends to obtain from VTB and Sberbank write-off of loans for 5.25 billion dollars of the company "Rusal". These measures are mentioned in the "plan" of Lord Barker, with whom he and his European allies entered into negotiations with the US Treasury.
The company's board of directors softly objected to the acquisition of doubtful assets from Sergei Lavrov's brother-in-law Alexander Vinokurov, who became a shareholder of the retailer this year.
Andrei Kostin's bank was dissatisfied with the transfer of Amaznoye Arkhangelskgeoldobycha to the repayment of debts "The Holding's opening" in 335 billion rubles. In this case, the fate of VTB's loan of 1.45 billion dollars "is sagging" to the beneficiary of the holding Vadim Belyaev. With this money he bought the company from LUKoil.
The former owner of the Doninvest Group and Taganrog Automobile Plant is being pursued by Sberbank, Gazprombank and VTB. He managed to owe them 19 billion rubles.
The Russian deal broke down due to the arrest of the share of the Ananiev brothers in Bank Vozrozhdenie.
The head of VTB Bank seriously suggests to make the ruble a currency for international settlements. Most likely, it is a banal ban on foreign currencies for Russians.
The main managing director of the largest private bank will be deputy head of retail business of VTB Vladimir Verkhoshinsky. Experts predict the absorption of Alfa Bank by VTB.