On December 18, BCS Global Markets placed on the Moscow Exchange a structured bond linked to the risks of several major Russian corporations – GTLK, Polyus, Alrosa, Evraz, Sibur, VimpelCom – with a view to increase the return on investor portfolios.
Roman Lokhov, chief executive of BCS Global Markets, speaks to James King about the performance of Russian equities in 2019, the impact of Western sanctions on the country's capital markets and the outlook for IPO activity in 2020.
On 5–6 December, the XVII Russian Bond Congress, the main bond conference of the year, and the award ceremony took place in St. Petersburg.
S&P Global Ratings affirmed its 'B/B' long- and short-term issuer credit ratings on FG BCS Ltd.
The international rating agency S&P Global Ratings held its Annual Conference on current trends in the Russian economy, corporate and banking sectors in the Four Seasons hotel, Moscow.
Securities Finance & Delta One team have won the ISF Award for Borrowers Category: Tier 2: One to Watch 2019.
CEO Roman Lokhov represented BCS Global Markets at the 2019 NAUFOR Ural Conference, which took place on October 23 in Yekaterinburg.
Cbonds analysts ranked companies by the volume of bond placements in 1H19.
Based in London, Andrew will be supporting the firm’s expansion by strengthening and expanding the global investor base in the US, Europe, Emerging and frontier markets. He will be reporting to Tim Bevan, CEO of BCS UK.
On 23 June 2019, primary placement of Setl Group bonds in the amount of 5 bn rubles was performed at Moscow Exchange.
Dmitry Trub will be based in BCS’ Moscow HQ, reporting to Roman Lokhov, CEO of BCS Global Markets.
Von Gradowski has been promoted to Global Head of Securities Finance and Delta One whilst Singh will serve as Deputy Head of Securities Finance and Delta One in London.
9 July 2019, primary bond placement of Retail Bel Finance Ltd in the amount of 5 bn rubles took place at Moscow Exchange.
On 8 July 2019, primary placement of Baltic Leasing OOO in the amount of 4 bn rubles took place at Moscow Exchange.
BCS Global Markets on 25 June commenced analytical coverage of the Kazakh economy and the leading bank in Kazakhstan – Halyk Bank. T
BCS Global Markets and Tellimer (previously Exotix) have partnered to provide BCS GM’s Russian clients with fixed income research on emerging markets, i.e. Turkey, Brazil, Mexico and the CIS.
BCS Global Markets (BCS GM), the leading market maker in Russia, announces today the hire of Natalia Ermolitskaya as Director of Fixed Income Sales. Natalia will join the BCS GM team in London and she will be responsible for developing international company franchises in Global Emerging Markets.
The issue arrangers were Alfa-Bank, BCS Global Markets, VTB Capital and Sovcombank.
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 Global Markets rises to new all-time high in the Extel 2019 Survey!
The event was held on May 29th, 2019 at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, Israel.
BCS Global Markets the investment banking division of the largest independent securities broker on the Russian exchange BCS Financial Group has been diversifying its analytical coverage across Central Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States to open new investment opportunities for its institutional investor base.
The event was held on May 21-22, 2019 in Moscow in the Hyatt Regency Petrovsky Park hotel.
The event took place place on 16-17 May in the Astoria Hotel in St. Petersburg.
On 25 April 2019, TALAN-FINANCE bonds in the amount of RUB 1 bn were placed at Moscow Exchange. This event became unique for the Russian securities market – for the first time, a government development institution (JSC SME Bank) acted as the key investor in bonds of a company from the SME segment.
The bookrunner of the issue was BCS Global Markets.
A wide range of institutional (banks, asset management, insurance and investment companies) and private investors have placed 45 orders during the bookbuilding process.
On 23 April 2019, primary placement of bonds of LLC X5 Finance in the amount of 5 bn rubles was performed at Moscow Exchange.
The issue arrangers were BCS Global Markets, SovComBank, Alfa-Bank and Otkritie Bank, the issue co-underwriter was Bank SOYUZ.
The Russian hedge fund and alternative investment industry’s annual flagship event took place on the 3rd and 4th April at the EXPOSED art centre and Shakti Terrace in partnership from was supported by BCS Global Markets. Management companies, investors, service providers and investment start-ups gathered to discuss the international alternative investment industry and its position amidst wider business issues.
Financial One TV: Co-Head of Global Equities, BCS Global Markets Oleg Achkasov talking about Russian companies with most attractive dividend yields, potential correction on the western exchanges, as well as future prospects of Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Tesla
BCS Global Markets clients were able to participate in LYFT’s IPO, which was valued at $21 billion
How BCS Transformed from a Regional Player to an Emerging Markets Leader
We are pleased to announce that BCS Global Markets has appointed Maria Merkulova as the Head of HR covering local and international entities of BCS GM and reporting directly to Roman Lokhov.
BCS Global Markets has entered into a partnership with leading Russian analysts, Evgeny Gavrilenkov and Alexander Kudrin, founders of GKEM
BCS Global Markets Personal Investment Bank, the HNWI investment banking unit which started its operations in 2018 under the leadership of Oleg Achkasov, has substantially strengthened its team in the last several months.
The program was dedicated to the Garant Invest a company which is an owner and operator of state-of-the-art shopping centers located in Moscow.
The US division of BCS Global Markets will give institutional investors access to 77 countries across developed, emerging and frontier markets
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.