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
The annual presentation of the traditional market awards took place on 8 December in St. Petersburg during the gala dinner marking the closing of the 15th Russian Bond Congress. This year, awards were given in 27 nominations, and BCS Global Markets was nominated in 4 of them. The awards were handed over by Sergey Lyalin– the founder and CEO of Cbonds.
BCS Global Markets became the absolute leader in the following nominations:
— The best high-yield deal – Obuvrus BO-01 issue (issuer – Obuv Rossii). BCS Global Markets – the lead manager. Alexei Kupriyanov, Head of the Debt Capital Markets Department, accepted the award.
— The Breakthrough of the Year – BCS Global Markets. Rustem Kafiatullin, Alexei Kupriyanov and Natalia Vinogradova accepted the award.
It was also among the Top 3 companies in the following nominations:
— The Best Investment Bank – Arranger for Second and Third Tier Issuers – Alexey Vinogradov accepted the award.
— The best investment bank in working with the non-financial sector – Evgeny Alexandrov, Head of the Debt Markets Sales Department, BCS Global Markets, accepted the award.
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.