JSC VTB Bank, its subsidiary banks and financial organisations (VTB Group) is an international financial group, offering a wide range of financial and banking services and products in Russia, the CIS, and select countries of Europe, North America, Asia, and Africa.
VTB Bank provides a full range of banking services through a wide network of branches. Its subsidiary organisations offer insurance, leasing, factoring and other financial services.
VTB Group has the most extensive international network of any Russian bank, with more than 20 banks and financial companies in more than 20 countries.
As of 31 March 2018, the Group was the second largest financial group in Russia by assets (RUB 13.1 trillion) and by customer accounts (RUB 9.3 trillion).
The Government of the Russian Federation is VTB Group’s main shareholder and owns 60.9% of the voting shares through the Federal Property Management Agency.
PJSC Rostelecom is one of the largest national telecommunications operators in Russia and Europe. The Group operates in all segments of the telecommunications market and covers millions of households in Russia.
Rostelecom is an undisputable leader of the broadband and pay-TV markets in Russia with over 12.3 million fixed-line broadband subscribers and over 9.3 million pay-TV subscribers, over 4.2 million of which are subscribed to Rostelecom’s IPTV services.
The Group is a market leader in providing telecommunications services to government bodies and corporates of all levels. It is also an important innovator that provides solutions in the field of medicine, E-Government, cloud computing, education, security and housing & utility services.
Rostelecom was assigned ‘BBB-’ and ‘BB+’ international credit ratings by Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s respectively.
Russian Bank for Small and Medium Enterprises Support (JSC SME Bank) was established in 1999. In 2016 the Federal Corporation for Development of Small and Medium Enterprises became the bank’s sole shareholder.
SME Bank is the only Russian bank that provides financial support exclusively to small and medium-sized enterprises. The bank's mandate is based on the actual goals and priorities of state policy in this area. The bank pays special attention to the support of agricultural cooperatives, suppliers under public procurement system and high-tech industries.
MIC Izvestia is the largest multimedia information center in Russia, combining editorial and technologic capabilities of the news services of REN TV channel, Channel Five and Izvestia newspaper. MIC Izvestia is a multipurpose platform for generating various information content (TV, print, online).
The Center includes the Internet portal IZ.ru, uniting the capacities of a twenty-four-hour news TV broadcasting and socio-political publishing. Among the assets of MIC Izvestia there is also a new city channel “78”, launched in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region in September 2017. The Izvestia TV channel (IZ.ru) has started broadcasting in the largest satellite and cable networks, and now it is available to half of Russia's residents and all Internet users. The content of MIC “Izvestia” is also broadcasted on the radio station “Russian News Service”.
Due to the merger of the editorial and technological capabilities of several federal media, MIC Izvestia has a unique audience coverage – 60 million TV and 38 million digital contacts monthly.