VTB Capital Investment Management offers five main investment options: open-end investment funds, closed-end funds, managed accounts for high net worth individuals, investment solutions for Russian pension funds, endowment funds, insurance companies and corporations, as well as an international platform for accredited international investors.
AUM for the division is greater than US$5.4 billion (30.05.2014).
VTB Capital Investment Management’s award winning Portfolio Management Business has 35 front office seasoned professionals headquartered in Moscow with dedicated sales staff in London, New York, Dubai and Geneva. We take the management of our clients’ assets very seriously and insist on gaining a firm understanding our clients’ investment goals and restrictions. We thoroughly monitor fund portfolios to ensure compliance to the fund’s regulations, fund-specific investment restrictions and objectives as stated in the prospectus. We believe that our on-the-ground presence, research (500+ company visits annually), vast local market experience, and dedication to compliance and risk management sets us apart from our competitors.
Investment Solutions for Institutional Clients
Institutional clients are one of VTB Capital Investment Management’s key segments. Our client list includes over 30 largest pension funds, insurance companies and endowments in Russia, making us a top asset manager for Russian institutions.
Our company offers sophisticated financial solutions to:
VTB Capital Asset Management and the Pension Reserve have agreements with the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation to participate in the management of the funded part of the work pension. The companies held leading positions on the market by the aggregate volume of these funds, as of end of 2013.
International Strategies Platform
VTB Capital Investment Management’s most recent business line is an international strategies platform catering to international institutional investors. The investment team places strong importance on a diversified and fundamental stock selection process, while focusing on liquidity and preservation of capital. The actively managed strategies offer accredited investors exposure to undervalued Russian and CIS equity and fixed-income markets.
Discretionary Managed Accounts (DMA)
Individual investment portfolios are a combination of several investment strategies that follow a specific investment policy statement. Strategies are selected so as to achieve maximum expected return based on the given level of risk while taking into consideration additional restrictions required by investors. Client assets are invested in accordance to each strategy and use specified strategy weights within the established limits of the investment policy statement. Investors always have the option to make adjustments to their investment program during the course of the investment management process. The list of basic strategies includes: Alpha Equities, Mid- & Small-Cap Equities, Balanced Income, Fixed Income, BRIC, Structured Notes, Customized Strategies and Dividend Income.
Structured Assets (Closed-end Funds)
Investors have an alternative way to diversify their investments. They may choose to invest through alternative investment opportunities, which are not associated with a stock market. Such investments may have different potential yields and levels of risk. One type of alternative investment is a closed-end fund (CEF).
With the help of a CEF, project and real-estate developers are able to fulfill a variety of objectives:
Retail Investment Funds
Open-end investment funds are highly suitable investment products for most private investors. VTB Capital Investment Management offers a diverse line-up of 22 mutual funds with varying investment strategies, including investments in foreign assets. The company offers: money market fund, bond funds, hybrid funds, index funds, diversified equity funds (including Global Dividends, BRIC as well as Russian sector funds), and commodity fund.