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VTB Capital Asset Management Launches New Global Dividend Strategy For The Russian Market

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Sep 7, 2012
VTB Capital Asset Management, the investment management business of VTB Capital, is expanding its product line of open-end investment funds with the launch of the new “VTB – Global Dividend Fund”.

The “VTB – Global Dividend Fund” invests in common and preferred shares of Russian and foreign companies that pay a high and consistent dividend income, or have the potential to increase dividends. The fund will invest in companies with market capitalizations of USD 5 billion or greater, with 30% of the portfolio invested in Russian stocks and 70% in shares of foreign companies, which significantly contributes to geographical diversification.

The new fund is intended for customers who prefer balanced investment strategies that focus on providing stable dividend incomes, protection from inflation, as well as country and currency risk diversification.

Fund units are available for both retail and institutional clients. The minimum investment amount for new clients subscribing through VTB Capital Asset Management is 1,000,000 rubles and 100,000 rubles thereafter. When purchased through a distribution agent, the initial minimum investment is 50,000 rubles and 5,000 rubles for subsequent purchases.

Vladimir Potapov, Global Head of Portfolio Management business at VTB Capital Asset Management, said: “The VTB – Global Dividend Fund” will give us the ability to offer clients access to investments in a promising segment of the global stock market. Our clients will receive an opportunity to invest in some of the world's leading companies that have consistently paid high dividends over the years. This is a new and promising direction for our company."

VTB Capital Asset Management ( is a part of VTB Capital – the investment business of VTB. VTB Capital Asset Management was founded in 1996 and since 2006 has been operating under one of the most recognized and reliable Russian brands – VTB.

VTB Capital Asset Management’s main activities include the management of open-end investment funds, discretionary asset management of HNWI and financial institutions such as pension funds, insurance companies, non-profit organizations and self-regulatory organizations. The company also manages the assets of several venture, private equity, and real estate funds.

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VTB Capital Asset Management is a fully licensed asset management company (FFMS of Russia license № 177-10038-001000 for the management of securities, dated 20 March 2007; FFMS of Russia license № 21-000-1-00059 for the management of investment funds, mutual funds and private pension funds, dated 06.03.2002).

Open-end fund shares “VTB – Global Dividend Fund” (hereinafter - the Fund) (Rules of the Fund have been registered with FCSM of Russia on 26 February 2003, № 0090-59893176).

The value of investments can go up and down, past performance is not indicative of the future results, the Russian government does not guarantee a return on investment in mutual funds. Before acquiring fund units, carefully read the fund management rules.

More information about the Fund, the rules of the Fund, regulations of the federal executive body for the securities market, and other documents required in accordance with Federal Law "On Investment Funds" can be obtained at: 10 Presnenskaya emb. Moscow, Russia 123317 and 8 (800) 700-44-04 (toll-free within Russia) or through one of the distribution agents which can be found through our website

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