China Merchants Securities (UK) Limited
About Us
China Merchants Securities (UK) Limited (“CMS UK”) is an award winning international derivatives broker specialising in providing natural resource corporations, financial institutions and HNW private professional investors with access to a broad range of markets, including exchange and OTC traded products. Our expertise covers energy, base metals and agricultural products amongst others. We seek opportunities for investors and offer solutions to corporations. CMS UK endeavours to deliver seamless services and smooth execution to our clients. Established in 2013, CMS UK is a wholly owned subsidiary of China Merchants Securities International Company Limited. Based in the City of London, CMS UK has direct contact with and full support from its head offices in Hong Kong and mainland China. It is a Category 2 member (Associate Broker Clearing) of the London Metal Exchange (LME) and enjoys full membership of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE).
CMS UK is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the United Kingdom.
CMS UK's FCA Register number is 610534 and its Company number is 08748557.
CMS UK's registered office locates at 3/F., 50 Bank St., Canary Wharf, London, E14 5NT, UK
Our Strengths
  1. With a combination of international vision and local market experience, our team of specialists is the CMS UK's biggest asset. We pride ourselves on both our expertise, which has been acquired through industry experience and knowledge, and our customised and professional approach. Customer service represents the heart of our brand and is truly the foundation of our business. Consistently exceeding client expectation is our key competitive advantage in today's marketplace.
  2. We boast a wide range of products and tailored services to ensure our clients' investment opportunities are maximised and to achieve a 'win-win' situation.
  3. We are equipped with a proven means of trading, a wealth of management experience, superb product design and development, comprehensive risk management, efficient business operations and advanced information technology systems.
  4. We maintain strong ties with our Head Offices. Leveraging platforms and sharing resources give us a stronger edge in catering to various needs of our clients.
    Our Offerings
    Base Metals
    CMS UK specialises in market-making trading of an assortment of industrial base metals worldwide. CMS UK has a global presence in providing a wide range of products to participants from all sectors of the base metals market. We act as an intermediary in a variety of exchange-listed and over-the-counter commodity derivatives, and endeavour to expand our product offerings and market coverage.
    Other Commodities
    CMS UK actively trades all energy futures and options contracts on ICE Futures Europe. We provide full execution and settlement services for soft commodities, agricultural products, energy, base metals and precious metals on Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). With leading market access and a team of dedicated professionals, we offer a suite of solutions and professional services.
    Products
    Exchange-Traded
    • LME
    • ICE
    • CME
    Over-the-Counter Derivatives
    • Averaging
    • Futures/Forwards
    • Spreads
    • Fixed Price Swaps
    • Asian Options
    • European Options
    Services
    • Credit and margin financing
    • 24-hour real-time execution and market-making
    • Market order management and execution
    • Local presence in the world's leading financial centre
    • Multilingual staff
    • Market commentary
    • Structured products (physical / derivatives)
    • Warrant trading and coverage
    Operational Support
    • Cash settlement
    • Give-up allocation
    • Electronic client trade summary
    • Settlement advisory
    • Futures and options expiration notification
    Contact Information
    London: +44 (0) 207 423 4000
    Hong Kong: (852)3189 6700
    Email: cmsuk@cmschina.co.uk
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