Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at age of 89World May 27, 6:57
More than two-thirds of Russians say would like to venerate St Nicholas’s relicsSociety & Culture May 27, 6:40
Russian space budget may grow this yearScience & Space May 26, 20:48
Moscow hopes London High Court will deliver judgement on Ukraine’s debt to Russia soonBusiness & Economy May 26, 20:21
Hungarian top diplomat: EU must discuss anti-Russian sanctionsWorld May 26, 19:56
Russian, French top diplomats discuss preparations for Putin’s visit to FranceRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 19:47
Moscow comments on Tallinn’s move to expel Russian diplomatsRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 19:43
WADA: Legendary Isinbayeva suits role of ambassador for clean sports in RussiaSport May 26, 19:33
Russia working on advanced air defense systemMilitary & Defense May 26, 19:17
MOSCOW, March 1 (Itar-Tass) —— VTB Capital, an investment arm of the VTB group, has opened an office in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, the company’s press service reported.
“Central and Eastern Europe is part of our strategy of expanding international presence, and the Balkan countries have close historical and economic ties with Russia,” said Alexei Yakovitsky, the director general of VTB Capital.
The Sofia office – VTB Capital AD – will offer investment and banking service, such as consultancy on deals on the debt capital and capital stock markets, consultancy on mergers and acquisitions, and investing into fixed assets. It is planned that the office will hire up to 20 employees.
VTB Capital operates offices in Moscow, London, Singapore, Dubai, Hong Kong, New York, Paris, and Vienna. The headquarters is in Moscow. The company’s pre-tax profits in 2010 were 25.5 billion roubles, or up by 55.5 percent of the 2009 figure of 16.4 billion roubles.