BCS Global Markets is the Global Markets and Investment Banking division of BCS Financial Group. The latter was launched to build an institutional business on 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 customised 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.
Independent small and medium size investment banks have an increasingly important role to play in the global banking sphere. Institutions with niche capabilities and know-how, such as BCS, are incresing gaining the edge on the world's most established banks. BCS' ambition is to lead the way in this new world on banking and become the world’s best in our individual areas of expertise.
BCS Global Markets help small and medium sized financial market participants to grow and expand by providing world-class corporate, investment banking and brokerage services. BCS Global Markets not only works with established corporates and institutions, but also has a deep understanding of the needs of the often underbanked and neglected midsize institutional, corporate and private clients. It is these clients that require niche and customized solutions to get the most out of financial markets.
We grow with our clients, and it is this growth that directly contributes towards the development of increasingly diverse and more resilient capital markets.
We offer services to institutional clients worldwide through major hubs located in Russia, Cyprus, UK and USA:
Vadim has a 14-year successful track record as an IT and Operations Officer in the banking sector. Before joining BCS, Vadim held a number of positions at Sberbank, most recently as Chief Technology Officer for International and Corporate Investment businesses. Prior to that, he served at BNP Paribas Bank for five years, where he was responsible for the Bank’s operational issues, including IT projects, maintenance, support and cybersecurity.
Executive Director, CEO of BCS Prime Brokerage Ltd, Head of Prime Brokerage Division, MD
Tim is global head of prime brokerage and co-CEO of BCS UK. He spent the formative part of his career at the London Stock Exchange, where he managed the ETF and structured products platform and latterly was involved in the launch of Russian derivatives on Turquoise Derivatives (then EDX). Tim moved to the sell side joining Renaissance Capital to develop structured products, later equity sales. Prior to joining BCS, Tim was at Otkritie Securities Limited where he developed and built up the DMA/prime brokerage platform.
CRO, BCS Global Markets
Marina joined BCS in April 2018. Before joining the BCS she worked as CRO, Managing Director of "Sberbank Asset Management" and Deputy CRO of Wealth Management Department, Managing Director of "Sberbank" (2014-2017), where she was responsible for organization of Risk Management process in asset management, insurance companies and pension fund. During 6 years Marina was Head of Risk Management Department, Managing Director in "Aton" Group ( 2008-2014). She worked in Risk management in commercial and investment banks "Renaissance investment management", "Uralsib", "Rosbank" (2001-2008).
She is member of Risk Management Committee, NAUFOR (National Association of Securities Market Participants), Expert of Committee of market manipulation and illegal use of insider information of Central Bank of Russia and Former Member of Risk Management Committee of National Clearing Center.
She graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, Mechanics and Mathematics.
Certificates: Federal Committee of Securities Market, Certification of Competence 1.0, Federal Committee of Securities Market, Certification of Competence 5.0
MD, Head of Research, BCS Global Markets
Kirill Chuyko became the Head of BCS Global Markets’ Analytical Department on September 12, 2012. He manages the business’ activity in the metals and mining sector. Before joining BCS GM, Kirill worked in companies such as UBS, KIT Finance, Generali PPF and JSC URALSIB. In 2018, Kirill was ranked second in the Extel and Institutional Investor analyst ratings. Kirill graduated from the Moscow institute of economics and finance in 2002.
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 and 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.
Alexey has more than 25 years of experience in the banking sphere. Prior to joining BCS, he worked in such positions as Chairman of the Management Board at Otkritie and the First Vice-President and then Deputy Management Board Chairman at Uralsib. From May 2013 to June 2014, he was a member of the Board of Directors at Otkritie.
ED, Head of HR
Maria is Human Resources Business Partner with 10+ years leadership experience.
Prior to BCS Global Markets she took managing positions in such companies as SBERBANK CIB, TROIKA DIALOG & VIMPELCOM Group of Companies.
Leveraging Maria’s experience we hope to speed up transformation and improvement of our performance management, TD (talent development system), launching of complex programs for businesses, and building of effective corporate culture in BCS Global Markets.
Prior to joining BCS Global Markets Maxim was Head of Local Rates and Credit Trading, EMEA in HSBC London, following 4 years of managing Global Markets in Sberbank CIB. Before Sberbank, Maxim’s ten years of experience included leading positions in HSBC, ING Bank and Fenisterre Capital.
MD, Global Head of Equities
Mr Bolshakov has more than 13 years of experience working across equity capital markets. He joins BCS GM after nine years with Citigroup, where his most recent role was Head of Russia Equities. Prior to Citigroup, Mr Bolshakov spent three years at Deutsche Bank as Director of Equity Sales and Sales Trading, working with top tier international investment funds operating in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States.Mr Bolshakov also spent a year in the role of Deputy CEO and Head of Sales for DWS Investments, part of Deutsche Bank Group.
Inna brings to BCS GM over 20 years’ experience working in the HR departments of major Russian and international companies and over 18 years’ experience holding managerial positions. Before joining BCS GM, she spent two years as Deputy HR Director at Rosgeology, where she oversaw compensations, benefits, and organizational development.
Prior to this, between 2016 and 2018, Inna Kryachko headed the Compensation, Benefits, and Organizational Structure Department at VEB and from 2014 to 2015, she was responsible for the motivation system and organizational development at Summa. Between 2006 and 2014, Ms. Kryachko worked for Troika Dialog where she led the Compensation, Benefits, and HR Administration Department before being appointed HR Director and overseeing the group’s integration into Sberbank.
A message from management of BCS Global Markets
The continuously evolving nature of the global coronavirus situation has meant we at BCS Global Markets (BCS) are taking all necessary steps to keep business disruption to an absolute minimum.
Effective from today (Wednesday 18th March) employees from all divisions of the business based in our Russia, UK, USA and Cyprus offices who can work from home without creating any even minor possible risk for business continuity of the Group will be working remotely. It is very much business as usual at BCS. Our employees are equipped with secure access to our systems and will follow their normal working hours, keeping in regular contact with their colleagues and clients.
Despite ongoing disruption caused by COVID-19, we want to also assure you that following a sustained period of positive performance, our capital and liquidity position remains very strong. The business is well-placed to meet any subsequent financial challenges and will continue to go above and beyond for our clients.