Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) is a leading global investment bank serving institutional, corporate, government and individual clients. CSFB's businesses include securities underwriting, sales and trading, investment banking, private equity, financial advisory services, investment research, venture capital, correspondent brokerage services and asset management. The Firm is a business unit of the Zurich-based Credit Suisse Group, a leading global financial services company.
Credit Suisse First Boston has been active in Russia since 1993. CSFB has invested over US$30 billion into the Russian economy over the past ten years. During the past year, CSFB had advised on a number of important transactions, including the debut Eurobond issues of TNK, Gazprom and MTS, advising Deutsche Telekom on the sale of its 15% stake in MTS, and advising Heineken on its acquisition of Bravo Intl. CSFB's offices are located at 5 Nikitsky Pereulok, Moscow.
At present, CSFB's main operational unit in Russia is Closed Joint Stock Company "Bank Credit Suisse First Boston" that holds a general banking license of the Bank of Russia and a license for brokerage, dealer and depository services of the Federal Commission for Securities Market. As per applicable Russian legislation, Bank Credit Suisse First Boston discloses information on its activities, which can be accessed here.