Liquidity Finance Expands with New Hire:Focus on CIS Market

• Critical Mass Headcount in EM: Marina Davydova has been hired
• Specific mandate to focus on fixed income in CIS Market
• Previously worked at Raymond James, London
• Four-year tenure at Schildershoven Finance, Moscow
• Specialisation in Kazakh, Russian and Ukrainian markets

Liquidity is pleased to announce the addition of Marina Davydova to its Emerging Markets Fixed Income team. Expanding Liquidity’s focus to the CIS market, Davydova has worked in finance since 2005, specialising in the Emerging Markets Fixed Income sector. Her most recent post was at Raymond James, London managing European Fixed Income Sales. Prior to this she had a four-year tenure at Schildershoven Finance, Moscow, where she was head of Fixed Income Sales.

While at Schildershoven, she managed five sales people in Russia, two in Kazakhstan, one in Singapore and one in the UAE and she performed a sales-trader role with focus on Kazakh, Russian and Ukrainian institutional clients. Davydova completed her Bachelor Degree in International Economic Relations from the Moscow State University of International Relations in 2005, and also gained herb in Russia in 2010 at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.

Comments Faisal Mian, co-founder of Liquidity: “We are delighted to welcome someone of Marina’s experience to our ranks. Emerging markets is actually lots of local markets aggregated, so it is important to have the local connections and language skills which Marina brings, along with an established track record in the CIS region.”

Liquidity Finance uses a unique electronic order matching platform, developed in-house, which allows it to trade with complete transparency. As part of Liquidity Finance’s expansion into further emerging markets, Davydova will head the Emerging Markets Fixed Income team for the CIS region.

“I am pleased to join the highly professional and experienced team at Liquidity Finance,” says Davydova. “CIS bonds are among the most traded ones within the firm’s client base, which makes my job of expanding Liquidity’s client base very exciting. CIS clients particularly appreciate bloc size trades, which are not easy to accomplish on other platforms – the Liquidity electronic order matching system is fast gaining followers in the CIS market.”
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