Lek Securities specialises in the execution and clearing of equities, options, fixed income, and a variety of derivative products for professional and institutional clients. Lek’s flagship product ROX, provides both direct market access and order management in Europe, the United States, Canada and Latin America. In addition to having a robust front end system, Lek is also fully self-clearing; providing facilities to settle and custody assets in over 50 countries worldwide. Lek’s client base consists of institutional trading desks, wealth managers, hedge funds, large retail correspondents, and market makers both domestic and international.
Lek Securities provides a number of clearing solution ranging from Model A and B, to Omnibus and Customer segregated accounts. Lek’s bespoke clearing solutions are ideal for both large and small clients, ranging from banks and wealth managers to brokerage houses and hedge funds.
Lek Securities is headquartered in New York City with offices in the London, Chicago and throughout Latin America
Samuel Lek has over 30 years of experience in the financial markets and oversees all the functions of Lek Securities. Prior to founding Lek Securities in 1990, Samuel was a Managing Director at Bear Stearns & Co. and responsible for creating the firm’s foreign exchange department. His career started at the Chase Manhattan Bank where he supervised trading activities of various financial instruments ranging from fixed income securities to money market instruments and foreign exchange. Mr. Lek was also responsible for various entrepreneurial endeavors within the Bank including the formation of Chase Manhattan Futures Corporation and its foreign currency options trading business. Sam holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Stanford University and a Master’s degree from the Rotterdam School of Management, the Netherlands.