As of July 1st 2018, BCS Global Markets is the arranger of 33 bond issues, totalling 192 RUB bn and 300 USD m. In six months, the debt capital markets team of BCS Global Markets has taken part in the placement of bonds of major companies such as PIK Group, AFK Sistema, MTS, X5 Retail Group and organized smaller transactions in accordance with the strategic focus on mid-cap segment companies (Leader-Invest, Element Leasing).
At present, BCS Global Markets is one of the top five leading Russian non-state arrangers in terms of the volume of the bonds placed on the Moscow Exchange.
Alexey Kupriyanov, head of Debt Capital Markets says:
The Debt Capital Markets Department of BCS Global Markets was formed two years ago. Since then, we have put together a very strong team which has become the market leader in bond placements — something we’re very proud of.
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.