BCS Global Markets won top places in nominations of Cbonds Awards – the annual awards given to best participants of the Russian bond market based on results of the open voting the winners of which are determined by the bond market participant
CEO, BCS Global Markets Roman Lokhov for RBC TV
Managing Director, Chief Business Officer Capital Markets and Investment Banking, Mikhail Butrin for Interfax
Shares Trading to Start in the Growth Sector of the Moscow Exchange
Moscow, 25 October 2017, in St. Regis hotel, BCS Global Markets with support of the Derex agency held the second annual conference BCS Algo-2017 dedicated to opening of access to the new Eurex market, algorithmic trading regulation and a hot current topic – cryptocurrency & blockchain
Tim Bevan, CEO of BCS Global Markets London and director of Primebrokerage, opened the conference. The conference was held in two sessions. In the first part, new opportunities for implementation of algorithmic and HFT strategies at Eurex Exchange was presented by Tobias Ehinger, Vice President of Eurex
London, 20 October 2017 – BCS Global Markets (“BCS”), the leading Russian independent financial house, today announced that it has conducted the initial public offering (IPO) of Obuv Rossii on the Moscow Exchange.
The forum, entitled MOEX — New York Session, saw leading industry figures and senior Russian policymakers convene to discuss the latest developments impacting Russian financial markets.
BrokerCreditService (Cyprus) and BCS Structured Products have been upgraded by S&P Global Ratings as a result of improved funding and stable outlook.
BCS Global Markets advances 3 spots in the 2017 II Russian research survey ranking #7 in Russia rising from the 10th position in last year’s results.
BCS Global Markets has recently advised Obuv Rossii, Ltd. on the placement of its Rb 1.5bn 3-year exchange bond – the pilot bond issue on the Moscow Exchange’s new trading segment for midcaps, the Growth Sector.
BCS co-sponsored the ISLA’s 26th Annual Securities Finance and Collateral Management Conference in Berlin.
Prior to joining BCS Global Markets Andrey worked as Senior Vice-president at JSCB Rossisky Capital.
BCS Global Markets is delighted to have entered Thomson Extel’s 2017 Top 5 brokerage firm ranking in Russia, rising from 12th position in last year’s results.
BCS co-sponsored the IHFA’s (The Israel Hedge Funds Association) Conference at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, Israel. The event is the 5th annual gathering of Israel’s alternative asset management industry and the 2nd year BCS is attending the event.
The Gala took place during the International Petersburg Economic Forum, inviting 400 guests to experience the renowned "Salvador Dali" Surrealist and Classic exhibition with musical entertainment by the highly esteemed tenor Alessandro Safina – presented by the popular Gosha Kutsenko.
The conference was focused on the current market environment in the region, including investment flows, growth forecast and access to capital markets. Key industry experts led a series of experts on accessing capital and trading.
BCS Global Markets recently adopted a matrix management structure to promote greater oversight and synergies across geographies and business lines. Headcount at BCS UK has grown to over 170 since the beginning of 2017 - with the establishment of a branch in Moscow of the FCA regulated UK entity, that now encompasses the entire operations and business support functions of BCS Global Markets. The new structure addresses this change in order to ensure robust controls remain in place as the company expands.
The Forum was opened by Alexander Shokhin, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and addressed key topics such as the efficiency of institutes for development, change of paradigm of institutes for development in the mid-term perspective, experience of undergoing appropriate expertise, scientific monitoring and expert analytics for projects and their support and promotion.
On 14 March, BCS Global Markets held the first conference Russia Rising Stars High Yield Bonds, an event organized for issuers of high-yield bonds and private investors.
Wendy Langridge, Head of Compliance & Corporate Governance, BCS Global Markets has joined the Steering Committee of the Securities Houses Compliance Officers Group (SHCOG), London’s leading Compliance Officers Industry Group. In joining the committee, Wendy sits alongside representatives from EU and US Tier 1 banks and financial institutions such as Deutsche Bank, Nomura International, Macquarie, UBS, HSBC Merrill Lynch and Barclays and is the first ever committee member to be invited from a Russian Institution.
In an interview with RBC TV, Roman Lokhov, CEO of BCS Global Markets, shared his views on the current trends across the investment banking industry.
Roman discussed the potential risks on the horizon, and the development of Russian financial markets. He also explained BCS Global Markets position in the market, and plans for the future.
Head of Fixed Income, BCS Global Markets Aleksey Vinogradov shares his view on bond market and BCS Global Markets plans and strategy with Bloomberg
Western banks return to Russian IPOs on the back of the Detsky Mir IPO announcement.
BCS Global Markets had a visible representation at the European Equity Derivatives conference in Barcelona earlier this week. The event is the biggest equity derivative focused event in Europe and attracted over 400 participants.
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.