ITI Group Expands Global Presence by Acquiring U.K. Broker Uralsib
LONDON (March 31, 2017) – ITI Group has acquired a 100% stake in Uralsib Securities. Based in the U.K., URALSIB Securities, now renamed ITI Capital, holds a Financial Conduct Authority license for broker-dealer operations and asset management.
New appointments in ITI Group
As of August 1, 2016, Pavel Naumenko was appointed as CEO of ITI Group. Pavel will be responsible for the brokerage business of ITI Group in Russia and abroad. "The strategy of ITinvest development is aimed at continuous strengthening of our team, - commented Oleg Jelezko, managing partner da Vinci Capital, the main shareholder of ITinvest. Pavel will strengthen the current team of business managers, who have contributed to the group restructuring over the last 2 years and created good quality product platform with high potential of growth in the new client segments."
ITI Trade participated in TradeTech Europe 2016
Every year, TradeTech conference in Paris brings together the entire equities trading community from across Europe and key emerging markets. This year, the conference marked its 15th anniversary
ITI Group daily turnover is $2.5 bn
In January 2016 the daily turnover of ITI Group in the market exceeded the historical maximum of the company and amounted to $ 2.5bn, the monthly turnover amounted to $ 37bn. The previous high was attained in August 2015, when the average daily turnover amounted to $ 1,9 bn with a monthly $ 41.7 bn.
Nikolai Dontsov, Global CEO ITI Group, spoke at Trading Middle East 2015 in Dubai
On the 19th of November 2015 Nikolai Dontsov, Global CEO ITI Group, spoke at the conference Trading Middle East 2015 in Dubai at the section «Spotlight on Russia: Moscow as an international finance centre».
ITI Group and ITI Funds in Roundtable about hedge funds
30th of September, 2015, Nikolay Dontsov, Global CEO ITI Group in partnership with ITI Funds participated in the Opalesque Roundtable. Opalesque Round table is an annual event about the hedge fund industry held in Moscow
First trades of ITinvest Securities Limited
We are delighted to announce that ITSL formally commenced its international client trading business from Guernsey. We look forward to on-boarding our pipeline of international institutional clients to the ITI Group platform over the coming months.
The license from Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC)
ITinvest Securities Ltd., a member of the ITI Group, received a broker/dealer and depositary license from GFSC. Obtaining this license allowed ITinvest Securities Limited to provide its clients with the best conditions for trading on the majority of world platforms: existence of limits at foreign partners, low latency in carrying out transactions and reduced tariffs. Foreign clients of the company also get access to the Russian market.
Termination of own operations
Brokerage business becomes the exclusive activity of ITI Group. The company does not conduct its own operations in order to prevent even the hypothetical possibility of a conflict of interest with the client operations on the market. This allows customers to be more confident in the reliability and stability of the broker.
Adrian Harris joined the Board of Directors of ITinvest Securities Limited
Adrian is co-founder of Freedom Asset Management and Director of the PCC. Prior to Freedom, Adrian was a shareholder and headed Distribution for Renaissance Asset Managers for close to 5 years, building from scratch a UCITS specialist emerging and frontier markets range which peaked at $750m AUM. Until February 2010 Adrian was at Schroder Investment Management, where he was Head of Central & Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean region. Prior to joining Schroders in 2007, Adrian spent 9 years at BlackRock and its predecessor firm, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, where he held a number of senior roles including Chief Operating Officer for the international fund business and Head of Central and Eastern European Sales.
ITI Group offers customers its own FIX-server with the possibility of limiting margin transactions when accessing Exchange via FIX-Gateway. This server, called FIX-direct, is designed for high frequency traders using direct connections to the main section of the stock market and the currency market of the Moscow Exchange. This new gateway allows pre-trade control of all transactions with the provision of margin lending, but unlike the latter has a lower latency in placing the orders that is a competitive advantage for traders who use access to exchanges through FIX-protocol.
Changes of structure of shareholders - Changes in the composition of shareholders
After Da Vinci Capital Fund II became a controlling shareholder, ITI Group introduces the international standards of doing business.