VTB Capital Private Equity and Special Situations group (VTB Capital PESS) was established in 2008.
Since inception, the Private Equity group has invested nearly US$2 billion. This amount is comprised of Bank’s proprietary capital, as well as a significant amount of co-investments from a number of prominent global institutional investors and sovereign wealth funds. Current portfolio is comprised of attractive investments across a variety of industries, including consumer, media, transportation and food retail.
The Private Equity Team invests in both minority and controlling stakes, and subsequently exits through public listings or trade sales, normally over a period of three to five years.
Key deals and achievements:
Between 2009-2014, the team originated and completed some of the most significant private equity deals in the CIS including Lenta, Brunswick, Russ Outdoor, Burger King Russia, EPAM, Luxoft and World Class.
Seven fully and partially exited investments yielding IRRs over 48%
- #1 Private Equity Firm in Russia, Private Equity International (PEI) in 2011-2014