Bloomberg ranks Alfa-Bank the TOP1 bookrunner among Russian banks and TOP6 among world players on the CIS syndicated loan market. In 2015, Alfa-Bank closed five transactions for syndicated lending to borrowers in the region with the total amount exceeding $ 500 m. The Alfa-Bank’s market share grew 5% in 2015, i.e. three fold compared to 2014. Alfa-Bank climbed in Bloomberg’s ranking by six positions ahead of JP Morgan, Citi, Raiffeisen, BNP Paribas, and Sberbank CIB.

«In 2015, Alfa-Bank increased its share of the syndicated lending market thanks to the team’s expertise and effective interaction with the market makers and key clients. The important driver was the increase in its share of the Belarusian market. In the new year, we will endeavor to maintain and cultivate this achievement,» says Alexey Chirkizyanov, Alfa-Bank’s Debt Capital Branch Director.

Bloomberg’s ranking reflects the investment banks activity on the syndicated lending market in Russia and the CIS countries in terms of volume and number of placed transactions. It takes account of the syndicated loans for the reporting period in the region. The ranking includes the investment banks which have joined the syndication with the Bookrunner status. TOP10 leaders are UniCredit, ING Group, Natixis, Societe Generale, EBRD, Alfa-Bank, Nordea, JP Morgan, Sumitomo Mitsui and Mitsubishi UFJ.