Erste Securities Polska core business is providing brokerage services to Polish and foreign institutional investors. As a Group, Erste has local sales teams in all the countries of Erste Group universe, offering access to a wide range of global markets, including United States and London, as well as direct access to three most important exchanges in the region: WSE, CEESEG and Istanbul Stock Exchange.
Erste Securities currently employs ap. 30 professionals including 6 sales traders in the Institutional Sales team. It offers full range of execution and clearing services covering: equity trading, options and futures contracts for financial products and commodities, as well as for money market instruments and bonds. It also provides derivatives operations, index and stock arbitrage including order routing, electronic trading, prime brokerage and the reporting of client portfolios.
Erste Securities is one of the most significant WSE players, taking into consideration the share in equity trading on the secondary market in the institutional clients’ segment. Erste Securities Polska is an unquestionable leader on the Warsaw Stock Exchange with a 30% volume share in futures block trades for institutional investors (mostly futures on WIG20). ESP was distinguished in the recent prestigious Forbes ranking of brokerage houses ranked first by institutional investors in the category of technology.