BCS GROUP

BCS: Capital Market Specialist, Technology Innovator

BCS Financial Group is an independent financial institution providing a full range of services for institutional and retail customers. Established in 1995, the company provides brokerage, investment banking, asset management, custody and advisory services. Thanks to implementation of a reasonable development strategy, use of innovative technologies and involvement of high-class experts, BCS has become a leading Russian investment and brokerage company. The company has more than 4,500 employees working in more than 130 offices and representative offices.

  • History
  • Group Structure
  • Leadership in Russia

History

2016 2013 2012 2009 2007 2006 2005-2000

BCS Global Markets unlocks Russian markets for U.S. Institutional investors.

North American Broker-Dealer (BCS America, Inc.) joined BCS.

BCS Global Markets expanded to North American markets and acquired a Broker-Dealer established in New York.

BCS Americas, Inc. will form an integral part of BCS Global Markets infrastructure and will allow U.S. Institutional investors trading on Russian and European markets in cooperation with one of the leaders in this area.

BCS Prime Brokerage Limited becomes authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority for the provision of investment services to professional investors.

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its B-/C long- and short-term counterparty credit ratings to BCS Holding International Limited (BCS Holding) and BCS Cyprus, outlook stable.

BCS Prime Brokerage Limited established. BCS Financial Group launched two new banking brands – BCS Premier and BCS Ultima.

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its B-/C long- and short-term counterparty credit ratings to BCS Holding International Limited (BCS Holding), outlook stable.

BCS becomes the absolute leader on the Russian stock market by turnover and number of clients.

Establishment of BCS Financial Group as a universal holding company providing a full range of financial services for private and corporate clients completed.

BCS Bank enters the structure of BCS Financial Group, AM BCS – Real Estate Funds established.

Brokerage company registered in Cyprus – BrokerCreditService (Cyprus) Limited. BCS-IT is established.

BCS enabled its clients to trade local and international assets using a single terminal platform with QUIK. BCS MSD Custodian Ltd is formed.

BCS receives license from the Federal Commission for the Russian Securities Market for broker, dealer, custody and asset management activities with securities, for an indefinite term. BCS Consulting established.

Group Structure

The BCS’ approach is based on a hybrid model of capital markets and technology expertise supported by strong financing capabilities.

The best broker in the Futures and Options on RTS (FORTS) derivatives market

The Annual 'Stock Market Elite' contest

The 'Financial Olympus' Award

Leadership in Russia

With an absolute leadership position, BCS is the broker of choice for trading Russian instruments. BCS’ ranking In terms of volume (as of April 2018):

Equities — RUB 714 bln — ranking 1st with 27,9% market share (latest data can be found at: moex.com/ru/spot/members-rating.aspx?rid=115)

BCS Financial Group: Monthly % Market Share

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FX — ranking 1st (latest data can be found at: moex.com/ru/markets/currency/members-rating.aspx) BCS’ ranking In terms of volume (as of April 2018):

Futures & Options — RUB 3877 bln — ranking 2nd with 23,53% market share (latest data can be found at: moex.com/ru/derivatives/members-rating.aspx?rid=1)

BCS Moscow Exchange Futures & Options Market Share

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BCS’ ranking In terms of volume (as of April 2018):

Repo RUB 2104 bn — ranking 3d (latest data can be found at: moex.com/ru/spot/members-rating.aspx?rid=121) Cbonds&OFZ Repo RUB 596.5 bln — ranking 12th (latest data can be found at: moex.com/ru/spot/members-rating.aspx?rid=123month=1year=2016) Equity Repo RUB 138.5 bn — ranking 7th (latest data can be found at: moex.com/ru/spot/members-rating.aspx?rid=122month=1year=2016)

ABOUT BCS GLOBAL MARKETS

BCS Global Markets is Global Markets and Investment Banking division of BCS Financial Group. The latter was launched to build an institutional business on its existing strengths in the Russian markets, and since June 2012, offers prime services, global markets business lines, prime brokerage and investment banking services for institutions, corporates and high-net-worth individuals in Russia and internationally.

We offer our client’s easy market access through solutions tailored to meet each client’s specific requirements. Providing exclusive investment banking services to professional investors, BCS is well positioned to partner with its clients and provide them with access to the complete range of BCS Financial Group services, including the latest technologies and bespoke trading solutions for both Russian and global markets.

  • Geographical Presence
  • Management

Expanding presence on global stage.

We offer services to institutional clients worldwide through major hubs located in Russia, Cyprus, UK and USA:

USA, New York
BCS Americas, Inc. Operational since 2016
UK, London
BCS Prime Brokerage Limited Licensed in June 2013
Cyprus
BrokerCreditService (Cyprus) Limited Licensed broker, member of the LSE,
operational since 2004
RU, Moscow
BrokerCreditService Ltd Operational since 1998

In 2012, BCS Financial Group launched its Global Markets and Investment Banking division to build on its existing strengths and leading position in the Russian markets.

BCS UK provides the cornerstone for the firm’s global markets and investment banking activities, offering a suite of financial services to European and international clients. We offer our client’s easy market access through solutions tailored to meet each client’s specific requirements.

Providing exclusive investment banking services to professional investors, BCS UK is well positioned to partner with its clients and provide them with access to the complete range of BCS Financial Group services, including the latest technologies and bespoke trading solutions for both Russian and global markets.

Management

Executive Committee

Bio

Roman Lokhov

CEO, BCS Global Markets

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Ilya Batay

CIO, BCS Global Markets

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Tim Bevan

MD, Head of Prime Brokerage Division and CEO Prime Brokerage Ltd

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Bradley Duke

MD, Head of Markets, Co-CEO, BCS Prime Brokerage Ltd

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Andrey Kassin

CFO, BCS Global Markets

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Konstantin Khlyzov

Deputy CEO, BCS Global Markets

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Irina Khrabrova

CEO BrokerCreditService (Cyprus) Limited

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Vladimir Pozdnyakov

COO, BCS Global Markets

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Mariya Tamarkina

Head of legal BCS Global Markets

Top management

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Oleg Achkasov

MD, Co-Head of Equities, BCS Global Market

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Tatyana Alexandrova

ED, Head of Prime Brokerage Russia

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Marina Atavadzhieva

CRO, BCS Global Markets

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Kirill Bulatov

MD, Head of Structured Finance and Investments

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Kirill Chuyko

MD, Head of Research, BCS Global Markets

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Vadim Doledenok

MD, Head of Domestic REPO

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Gary Esayian

CEO, BCS Americas, Inc.

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Anastasiya Glumova

MD, Deputy Head of Money Market, BCS Global Markets

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Alexey Gonus

MD, Head of Corporate Banking

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Aleksey Kupriyanov

MD, Head of Debt Capital Markets Department, BCS Global markets

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Wendy Langridge

Chief Regulatory Officer, BCS Global Markets

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Azer Mamedov

MD, Co-Head of Investment Banking

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Ashot Minasian

MD, Head of International REPO

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Aleksander Myulberger

MD, Head of Money Market

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Yuri Prilipov

MD, Co-Head of Investment Banking

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Matthieu Ressencourt

ED, Head of Equity Derivatives

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Luis Saenz

MD, Co-Head of Equities, BCS Global Markets

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Taras Semik

MD, Head of Structured Products department, BCS Global Markets

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Natalia Shurova

CMO, BCS Global Markets

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Alexey Vinogradov

MD, Head of Fixed Income

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Kateryna Zakharchuk

ED, Head of PR and Communications, BCS Global Markets

ABOUT BCS AMERICAS INC.

Operates under a Mandate of offering Russian access while focusing on unique opportunities within the Americas Region, with primary emphasis in the United States. Backed by the financial strength and reach of the BCS Financial Group, BCS Americas, Inc. is growing, focused on offering unparalleled service from a staff averaging over 20 years’ experience in US and International financial markets.

Management

Gary Esayian

Director, CEO, BCS Americas, Inc.

Mr. Esayian was a Managing Director at Instinet (a Nomura Company) in New York focusing on Global DMA clients and developing/evaluating new Algo strategies. Mr. Esayian began his career in 1984 with Merrill Lynch, and has held senior positions at Lawrence Helfant, Jefferies and WR Hambrecht.

Bradley Duke

Director, Head of Markets, Co-CEO, BCS Prime Brokerage Limited

In his role as Managing Director at Knight Capital, Bradley headed Knight Direct Europe and Knight’s Hotspot FX business in Europe. Prior to this, Bradley was Senior Vice President and Head of Electronic Trading Services at Jefferies International.

Roman Lokhov

Director, CEO, BCS Global Markets

Mr. Lokhov holds degrees of Ph. D. in Economics Carl v. Ossietzky University of Oldenburg and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA program. Prior to BCS, Roman was Head of Investment Banking for Otkritie FC and before that Managing Director of GL Moscow.

Services Offered

US & CANADA

  • NYSE Floor Access (MOO | MOC | Algos)
  • NASDAQ Membership
  • Clearing Pershing (BNY / Mellon)
  • Daily US Market Content & Commentary
  • Selected ADR Market Making
  • Tailored Trading Strategies including Pairs and ADR
  • NYSE Membership, FINRA Membership, SIPC Membership

RUSSIAN ACCESS

  • Russian Equities, FX
  • Fixed Income Execution
  • Equity, Fixed Income, FX Research
  • ECM | DCM Opportunities
  • Daily Russian Market Content & Commentary

ABOUT BCS Prime Brokerage Limited

BCS Prime Brokerage Limited is a company authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority for the provision of investment banking services to professional investors.

  • Advising on investments (except on Pension Transfers and Pension Opt Outs)
  • Arranging (bringing about) deals in investments
  • Arranging safeguarding and administration of assets
  • Dealing in investments as agent
  • Dealing in investments as principal
  • Making arrangements with a view to transactions in investments
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Financial Statements

BCS Group has approximately $3.6bn of Total Assets and $528mln of Total shareholders’ equity. It has been profitable every year since incorporation returning a net profit of $91m in 2017. BCS Group has been assigned a notional ‘b’ Group credit profile by Standard and Poor’s with FG BCS Ltd being rated B-/Stable/B and BrokerCreditService (Cyprus) Ltd as well as BCS Prime Brokerage Limited — B+/Stable/B respectively.

Credit Ratings

«Among the factors determining the reliability rating of the Company are capital adequacy, stable operating margin and growth of operations and client base. Over the last year BCS hired a number of highly professional managers who are able to facilitate business development of the company, expand its market positions in new business segments. The Company is characterized by conservative approach to risks, which has helped it to get through the latest financial crisis. At the moment BCS business is sustainable despite increased global markets volatility» — comments Maxim Vasin, Senior NRA Analyst [National Ratings Agency of Russia].

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BCS Prime Brokerage Limited is authorised and regulated
by the UK Financial Conduct Authority

Management:
BCS Prime Brokerage Ltd

The senior management and the trading team of BCS Prime Brokerage Ltd bring together many years of experience in the global financial services industry and a depth of knowledge and experience that enables the use of latest technology to provide a quality service to a global client base.

Board

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Roman Lokhov

CEO Global Markets, Non-Executive Chairman

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Alex Romer-Lee

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Edward Golosov

Non Executive Director

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Tim Bevan

Co-CEO of Prime Brokerage Ltd, Executive Director

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Bradley Duke

Co-CEO of Prime Brokerage Ltd, Executive Director

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Wendy Langridge

Chief Regulatory officer, Executive Director

Top Management

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Tim Bevan

Non Executive Director

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Luis Saenz

MD, Head of Equity & Derivatives Sales and Trading, BCS Global Markets. Luis is responsible for driving the firm’s international equity and derivatives strategy.

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Matthieu Ressencourt

ED, Head of Equity Derivatives

BrokerCreditService (Cyprus) Limited

BrokerCreditService (Cyprus) Limited is a Cypriot investment company regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission («CySEC»).

INVESTMENT SERVICES

  • Reception and transmission of orders in relation to one or more financial instruments
  • Execution of orders on behalf of clients
  • Dealing on own account
  • Portfolio management
  • Investment advice
  • Underwriting of financial instruments and/or placing of financial instruments on a firm commitment basis
  • Placing of financial instruments without a firm commitment basis

ANCILLARY SERVICES

  1. Safekeeping or administration of financial instruments for the account of clients, including custodianship and related services such as cash/collateral management
  2. Granting credits or loans to an investor to allow him to carry out transaction in one or more financial instruments, where the firm granting the credit or loan is involved in the transaction.
  3. Advice to undertakings on capital structure, industrial strategy and related matters and advice and services relating to mergers and the purchase of undertakings.
  4. Foreign exchange services where these are connected to the provision of investment services.
  5. Investment research and financial analysis or other forms of general recommendation relating to transactions in financial instruments.
  6. Services related to underwriting.
  7. Investment services and activities as well as ancillary services of the type included under paragraphs I and II related to the underlying of the derivatives included under subparagraphs (e), (f), (g) and (j) of paragraph III where these are connected to the provision of investment or ancillary services.

ABOUT BrokerCreditService Ltd (RU)

BrokerCreditService Ltd is Russian company that is regulated by Central Bank of the Russian Federation.

  • Brokerage services;
  • Security trust management services;
  • Custody services.