About BCS Prime Brokerage Ltd (UK)

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. BCS Prime Brokerage offers a variety of services, including:

  • 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 for investment transactions



BCS Prime Brokerage Limited is a client of Euroclear Bank SA/NV and uses its custody and settlement services.

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Financial Statements

BCS Group has approximately $4,25bn of Total Assets and $500mln of Total shareholders’ equity. S&P Global Ratings assigned “B+” long-term issuer credit ratings to BrokerCreditService (Cyprus) Limited, BCS Prime Brokerage Limited and BrokerCreditService Structured Products Plc, with “positive” outlook.The credit rating of the non-operating holding company of the Group – FG BCS Limited – is “B” with “positive” outlook.

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].

Terms of business

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