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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. VTB Capital is offering a full range of investment banking products and services to Russian and international clients, focusing on arranging operations in the debt, equity, global commodities markets, developing investment and asset management, advising clients on M&A deals in Russia and abroad. Investment Business of VTB Group is positioned in the strategically-important regions of Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas. VTB Capital is headquartered in Moscow with offices in London, Singapore, Hong Kong, Zug, Frankfurt am Main, Sofia and Vienna. JSC VTB Capital is authorized and regulated in the Russian Federation by the Central Bank. VTB Capital plc is a bank incorporated in England & Wales (registration no. 159752), is a member of the London Stock Exchange and is authorized in the United Kingdom by the Prudential Regulation Authority and is regulated by Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority; in Singapore — by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. VTB Capital Hong Kong Limited is licensed by the Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong. Except as otherwise specified in the Marketing Communication any reference to VTB Capital shall mean reference to any member of the group of companies of VTB Capital.
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