BCS Global Markets prime sales lead departs for boutique emerging markets bank

Incoming individual has previously held senior positions at SOVA Capital; will be responsible for prime services and electronic execution business development.

One of BCS Global Markets’ prime services sales leads has left the investment bank to join boutique merging markets broker and investment bank BancTrust.

Grigoriy Kozin has been appointed head of business development, prime services and electronic execution at BancTrust after three years in his role at BCS.

Kozin joined BCS as its head of business development for prime services at BCS Global based in London in November 2020 – responsible for developing the prime brokerage and securities financing business lines and revenue streams.

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Before that he spent more than a decade at SOVA Capital, previously Otkritie, most recently serving as director of prime services.

Kozin’s areas of expertise include high and low touch execution, securities financing, and market and credit risk assessment. He also has experience working across a range of asset classes – equities, commodities, FX spot, listed derivatives, and ETFs.

BancTrust has global operations and is focused on emerging markets across the globe, specifically Eastern Europe, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East.

Speaking in a post on social media, Kozin said: “We are set to offer a full suite of prime financing, custody and execution services across various asset classes to institutional customers looking for an emerging markets specialist.”