Brokerage Office BGŻ BNP Paribas S.A. ("Brokerage Office") is a separate unit of Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas S.A. ("Bank") that pursues brokerage activities as a branch. The offer of brokerage services is targeted at customers of Private Banking Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas S.A. to satisfy their growing needs. Our customers are offered the possibility to:
- invest effectively their savings,
- request our employees to open an investment account with Dom Maklerski mBanku S.A.,
- gain access to various areas of the market, including: Stock Exchange, NewConnect, Cataylst and Bond Spot or selected foreign markets,
- gain remote and complex access to their investment account via BREBrokers service,
- place brokerage instructions over the phone,
- negotiate individually fees and commissions,
- benefit from the security of investment transactions,
- use convenient and professional customer service of the highest standard,
- use investment analyses and recommendations prepared by our specialists (option available to customers using investment advisory services).
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The essence of the service is to accept from a customer an order regarding a financial instrument and transfer the order to another entity that will complete it. The Brokerage Office acts as an agent for customers in purchase or sales transactions regarding various instruments (including stocks, bonds, derivatives) quoted on selected markets in Poland and abroad. This service enables our customers to make individual investment decisions that will be executed on the day chosen by a customer. Furthermore, in addition to accepting and transferring an order for completion, our brokers may provide market information that is available to general public. Investment decisions of our customers who use the investment advisory service may be preceded by a relevant recommendation regarding the selected financial instrument.
The Brokerage Office provides this service under the permit granted by the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, uniquely on condition that a customer has previously entered with the Brokerage Office into an agreement for acceptance and transfer of orders to purchase or sell financial instruments. The said agreement and the Regulations applicable to acceptance and transfer of orders to purchase or sell financial instruments define the principles based on which the Brokerage Office offers a given brokerage service, inclusive of the principles applied to acceptance of orders and any other instructions regarding financial instruments.
As required by the Polish law provisions implementing the MiFID, the Brokerage Office may begin accepting and transferring orders to purchase or sell financial instruments once a customer has replied to questions provided in a questionnaire assessing the suitability of financial instruments and services for customers of the Brokerage Office (MiFID questionnaire). The questionnaire completed by a customer enables the Brokerage Office to establish
- level of customer's knowledge about investments in financial instruments and other products,
- investment experience declared by the customer.
The Brokerage Office assesses the MiFID questionnaire and informs the customer whether a given financial instrument covered by an order or a given service, are suitable for the customer.
Additionally, prior to signing an agreement, a customer is provided with the so-called "MiFID Information Package" that comprises the following information:
- information on the Brokerage Office, Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas S.A. and services consisting in acceptance and transfer of orders to purchase or sell financial instruments (including the Regulations applied to provision of such services),
- general description of financial instruments and risk involved in investments in these instruments,
- information on the customer classification used by the Brokerage Office,
- basic rules applied by the Brokerage Office to situations where a conflict of interest occurs or general rules governing management of conflict of interests by the Brokerage Office,
- and other required information or documents.
A customer who wishes to sell or purchase financial instruments is additionally required to conclude an agreement on provision of brokerage services in organised trading with Dom Maklerski mBanku S.A. cooperating with the Brokerage Office, and to open an investment account with Dom Maklerski mBanku S.A. A customer signing an agreement for acceptance and transfer of orders to purchase or sell financial instruments may grant a power of attorney to the Bank, thus authorizing it to enter into a relevant agreement on his/her behalf and open an investment account.
The Brokerage Office begins providing services under the signed agreement for acceptance and transfer of orders to purchase or sell financial instruments as well as under the Regulations when the aforementioned agreement with Dom Maklerski mBanku S.A. has been signed and investment account opened, which is confirmed to the customer by the Brokerage Office.
The purpose of advisory services is to provide customers with a professional analysis of their investment portfolio allocation, taking into account their individual situation, needs and knowledge about financial markets. Expert opinions of the Brokerage Office enable customers to fully control management of their assets.
The Brokerage Office provides these services under the permit granted by the Financial Supervision Authority. The advisory services are provided by experienced and adequately qualified employees of the Brokerage Office to customers who concluded an agreement for provision of investment advisory services with the Brokerage Office. The agreement and the Regulations applicable to provision of investment advisory services define the principles based on which the Brokerage Office renders a given brokerage service, including the rules for preparing recommendations or analytical reports.
As prescribed by the Polish law provisions implementing the MiFID, provision of investment advisory services requires a customer to reply to questions provided in a questionnaire assessing the suitability of financial instruments and services for customers of the Brokerage Office (MiFID questionnaire). The completed questionnaire enables the Brokerage Office to assess:
- level of customer's knowledge about investments in financial instruments and other products,
- investment experience,
- financial standing,
- investment purpose.
The Brokerage Office assesses the completed MiFID questionnaire and informs the customer whether a given financial instrument covered by the investment advisory service or an investment advisory service, are suitable for the customer, taking into account his/her individual situation. Furthermore, this information will be used to assess whether a given transaction recommended as part of the services provided, duly taking into account the nature and the scope of the service provided:
- serves the investment purposes of the customer,
- does not involve a risk at the level exceeding the customer's investment capacities,
- may be grasped by the customer and assessed in terms of the risk involved, taking into account the experience and knowledge held by the customer.
Investment advisory services are provided in return for a fee in the amount depending on such variables as amount of assets covered by advisory services or level of aggressiveness in a portfolio.
Once an agreement for provision of investment advisory services is signed, a customer is regularly provided with information materials about the structure of his/her investment portfolio, its performance and comments about basic factors generating a change in the value of the assets. Additionally, as a part of the services rendered by the Brokerage Office, a customer is provided with investment recommendations that take into account the current market situation and individual financial needs of the customer. An investment decision as to financial instruments specified in the provided recommendations lies with the customer. In exceptional circumstances, when important market events have occurred, a customer may obtain additional recommendations that will help the customer to optimally use the market changes to his/her advantage. Investment recommendations may include various categories of financial instruments such as shares, bonds, Polish or foreign investment funds, money market instruments.
Customers who will place relevant instructions may participate via their investment account in selected transactions under:
- IPO - Initial Public Offering,
- SPO - Secondary Public Offering,
- Pre-emptive rights that are the privileges offered when new shares of a company may be purchased by the existing shareholders pro rata to the existing holdings. The existing shareholders enjoying this rights may preserve their interest in the share capital of a company if they decide to subscribe to the new issue,
- other specific offers, depending on their availability and rights to participate in such offers.
An invitation to subscribe for sale or exchange of shares in a public company is an offer to purchase shares put up for sale, directed by the offerer to the company's shareholders. In certain circumstances, the Polish law requires an entity that intends to purchase or has purchased shares in a public company in the quantity that exceeds the number of votes attached to the shares, to announce the invitation to purchase or exchange the shares of this company. The invitation is made by the intermediary of a brokerage entity that accepts subscriptions for sale or exchange of shares.
Such an invitation includes a number of information details required by law, in particular, type of shares, number of shares, offered price, date of the transaction conclusion and transaction settlement, place where interested parties may subscribe to shares on offer as well as any other information required be legal regulations.
Only a holder of shares in a public company covered by the invitation may offer such shares to investors and shareholders and he/she is required to place an order to sell the shares. An order to sell shares by invitation should be submitted to a brokerage entity where the customer's shares are held. After placing the order, the customer is provided with a deposit certificate proving that the shares to be sold by invitation have been blocked. The deposit certificate must be submitted to an entity acting as the intermediary for a given invitation. Funds earned from sales of the shares by invitation should credit the investor's account on the day when the transaction has been settled.
List of pending invitations may be found at: http://www.mdm.pl/ui-pub/site/analizy_i_rynek/informacje_z_rynku/wezwania
Currently we do not offer the possibility to finance a purchase of financial instruments.
Nevertheless, securities and other financial instruments deposited in an investment account may be used as collateral for loans or credit facilities taken by a customer from banks, in accordance with terms and conditions defined for this type of collateral.
Please contact us for any further information.
Brokerage Office BGŻ BNP Paribas S.A. provides its customers with access to the largest international stock exchanges where they may conclude over the phone any transactions in shares, exchange-traded funds or structured products.
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