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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View our latest news

20 May 2022

Cryptocurrency sell-off: The end or the start of a new chapter?

Over the last month, the value of a Bitcoin has fallen from £31,364 ($41,149) to £24,267 ($29,748), a fall in excess of 20%. Looking further back, in November 2021, Bitcoin hit just over £48,000 ($64,000) and has since fallen by nearly 50% in sterling terms. So is this the beginning of the end or the start of a new chapter for cryptocurrencies?

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18 May 2022

What is the VIX Index, and what does it tell us?

The official name is the Cboe Volatility Index, although it is affectionately known as the VIX Index. Used by professional traders as a means of monitoring short-term volatility expectations on the S&P 500 index, it has proven very useful. Over the last 12 months, the VIX Index has been as low as 15, as high as 36.45 and currently stands at 32.56. So how is this useful to global traders?

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