Eurobank Equities SA has been a leading brokerage house over the past decade that once again - in 2012 - ranked first with a market share in the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) of 16.1%. The firm has the largest sales network in Greece with over 20,000 active private clients.
Eurobanktrader.gr – the company’s electronic trading platform – plays a major role in its product offering, as it is used by over 2000 clients, through which they can view their portfolios, trade equities in the world’s most important markets and use state of the art technical analysis tools.
Eurobank Equities is the brokerage of first choice for some of the largest international and local investment houses, with respect to their trading in the Athens Stock Exchange. The company combines an offering of innovative, personalized, quality services, with modern and safe order routing systems.
The International Markets Desk – that is supported by a dedicated team of research analysts – covers the continuously rising client needs concerning international stock trading. Eurobank Equities’ clients can also trade Greek and international derivatives, bonds, and Third Party funds.
State of the art technology and years’ long experience have been the ingredients for the success of the Market Making Desk which provides liquidity for 17 stocks and 31 derivative products. Similarly, great contribution to the company’s profitability was offered by its Proprietary Trading Desk.
The Research Division is providing continuous support to all Sales Desks covering 40 ASE listed companies – the equivalent of 80 pct of the ASE market cap. In 2012 Eurobank Equities Research team came 2nd among its peers covering the local market, in the Reuters’ Extel survey.In the Investment Banking front, Eurobank Equities concluded important transactions in 2012 and worked on the privatization of the National Lotteries, where – jointly with Credit Suisse – acted as Advisor to the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF). In 2012 we have seen the acceleration of the procedures for the privatization of the Athens & Thessaloniki Water Utility and Sewage Companies as well as the Regional Airports where Eurobank Equities is also acting as a Financial Advisor to the HRADF. In 2012 Eurobank Equities has also undertaken restructuring projects for a number of significant private sector companies that are due to be concluded in 2013. Finally, the disinvestment of Agricultural Bank of Greece from the Hellenic Sugar Industry – which was repeated in 2012 – is expected to be concluded within the coming weeks.