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14 Jan 2021
BCS Global Markets ranked among Top 10 of DCM lead managers, according to Cbonds

BCS Global Markets ranked among Top 10 of DCM lead managers, according to Cbonds


BCS Global Markets, an international investment bank, has reached Top 10 in Russia’s DCM market ranking thanks to the high volume of rouble-denominated placements and ranked seventh in terms of the number of deals and issuers in 2020.

The rankings of top lead managers seek to demonstrate investment banks’ activity in the bonds’ primary market based on the volume and number of issues.

The Company has been the lead manager behind 36 bond placements worth 207 billion roubles.


Earlier, BCS Global Markets scooped prizes at the Cbonds Awards 2020 in nine categories:

  • best DCM research,
  • best sales team in the bond market, 
  • best initial placement in the non-financial sector (as the lead manager of the GK Segezha issue, 001P-01R),
  • best initial placement in telecom (as the lead manager of the issue by AFK Sistema, 001P-15),
  • best primary market offering for developers (as the lead manager of the issue by PIK Corporation, 001P-03),
  • best primary market offering in the high-yield segment (as the lead manager of the issue of G-Group, 001P-01),
  • best structured finance deal (as the lead arranger of the issue of SFO MOS MSP 6, Class A),
  • primary market offering with the highest demand from retail investors (as the lead manager of the MaximaTelecom issue, BO-P01)
  • Social Bond of the Year - SFO Social Development, Class A, B, M