Societe Generale and Rosbank have won Cbonds Awards in three nominations

Societe Generale and Rosbank took part in the XIII Russian Bond Congress that was held in Saint-Petersburg on December 3-4. Cbonds conference is annually held since 2003 and is one of the largest events in the Russian Capital Market.
Cbonds Awards 2015 ceremony was also held within the XIII Russian Bond Congress. According to the results of the Cbonds Survey, Rosbank received the “Best primary local bond deal of the year” award for the Polyus Gold BO-1 series bonds placement. Societe Generale received the “Best primary Eurobond deal of the year” award for the Norilsk Nickel eurobonds placement. Yury Tulinov, Head of Research at Rosbank, was acknowledged as the best fixed income analyst.
“We are pleased to receive awards of such reputable agency as Cbonds. Societe Generale and Rosbank holds strong positions among the leading banks on the bond market. According to Q3 2015 results, Rosbank entered the TOP-5 lead managers of the market placements of corporate and municipal issuers as well as the TOP-5 underwriters in the Russian bond market, according to Cbonds rankings. Rosbank’s results demonstrate the effectiveness of our Fixed Income business model, focused on origination to distribution, and the professionalism of our teams”, stressed Rosbank Deputy CEO Juergen Grieb.
This year the congress gathered more than 600 participants of the bond market including banks representatives, investment companies, issuers and institutional investors who discussed 2015 results and prospects for 2016. Societe Generale and Rosbank employees took part in various bond market roundtables at the conference. During the sessions experts shared their vison on interest and exchange rates, oil prices and bonds markets prospects for 2016. Most of participants agreed that next year according to the baseline scenario CBR key rate is likely to be cut even if the forex market volatility will stay elevated.