BCS Global Markets (BCS GM) announces the hire of Yakov Yakovlev as Senior Analyst. He will report to Maria Radchenko, Head of Fixed Income Research, and will be based at BCS’ Moscow Headquarters.
BCS GM is the investment banking division of BCS Financial Group. It is the number 1 market marker and one of the biggest and most diversified brokers in the Russian market. Recently BCS GM has added new markets to its analytical coverage and it now spreads across Central Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), with Kazakhstan being the latest region to be added.
With more than 10 years of experience in fixed income and credit research, Yakov brings his expertise in screening of EM Eurobonds primary market deals and in-depth analysis of selective (Di-) stressed names in CIS Fixed Income space, as well as selecting high-yield issuers in US and Europe. Prior to joining BCS, Yakov was a Senior Fixed Income Analyst at ATON, where he focused on emerging markets corporate and sovereign credits. Yakov has also taken a position of a Senior Fixed Income Analyst at Gazprom Bank. Whilst at Gazprom, Yakov was responsible for the sell-side fixed-income strategy and credit research, as well as coverage of the Russian bond universe in the metals and mining, chemicals, utilities and telecoms sectors.
As a Senior Analyst at BCS GM, Yakov will cover the Emerging Markets Eurobonds with a focus on Turkey. He joins the award-winning analyst team at BCS to continue providing their clients with the best geographical analytical coverage, whilst the company expands to new markets due to client demand.
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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.