Welcome to Global Investment Strategy. Your trusted prime broker partner.

At Global Investment Strategy UK Ltd (GIS) we offer a diversified range of global financial services, founded on client relationships and built on trust, efficiency and integrity. As an FCA regulated prime broker and London Stock Exchange member firm, located in the City of London, we provide dedicated coverage for clients across global markets from our offices in London and Hong Kong. As prime brokers, we provide an accessible solution for businesses neglected by the big banks and other bulge-bracket providers.

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What Services do we provide?

Clearing & Safe Custody

Our team of highly experienced relationship managers offer high rates of settlement efficiency and worldwide service through our established network of global counterpart relationships. Our range of tailored post-trade services allows you to focus on your core competencies with confidence.

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Payment Services

As an Authorised Payment Institution, GIS offers a range of regulated payment services. These enable funds to be placed on a payment account as well as a global money remittance service.

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Trade Execution

Our dedicated trading desk is ready to take your call. Open right across the UK, European and US trading hours, our experienced traders can take care of your varied, multi-asset trading requirements providing a first-in-class prime brokerage service.

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Asset and Investment Management

Our broad spectrum of wealth management services supports both private and institutional clients in meeting their financial objectives. Our prime brokerage services include execution-only trading to discretionary asset management strategies.

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Corporate Finance

Our experienced, knowledgeable and supportive investment banking team can deliver a comprehensive corporate finance solution for your company. We can act as both corporate broker and advisor to LSE AIM-listed and other publicly listed companies.

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Retail Execution-Only

The experienced team at GIS offer traditional, execution-only equity trading and custody services for retail customers. UK customers can grow their investments through our HMRC approved Stocks & Shares ISA.

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02 August 2021

Understanding Payment Institutions

Moving funds quickly, securely and efficiently is essential for investors. Payment services have to be agile and adaptable in order to fully meet the needs of a varied group of clients. The term “Payment Institution” refers to a category of payment service providers which came into being as a result of the enactment of the Payment Services Directive (PSD) which was enacted across the EU in 2009. The payment institution sector is active in each EU member state as well as other non-EU European countries.

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26 July 2021

UK Payment Schemes for Non-bank Payment Service Providers

The UK is a world leader when it comes to fintech innovation. This leading role can be seen particularly in relation to payment innovations. As a result, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of UK-authorised payment services providers. These provide direct competition to banks to provide a range of payment services to individuals and businesses.

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