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Alexander Brakhnov
CEO

Alexander Brakhnov - CEO

Alexander has a cumulative trading and a portfolio management experience in excess of 20 years. He started his career in finance in 1991 as a Eurobond trader with the Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of the USSR (Vnesheconombank), the only institution at the time appointed to manage the country’s “excess cash balances” by investing them across international capital markets. He was promoted from a junior trader to co-manage the multi-currency Eurobond portfolio in fixed income instruments for the bank. 

In 1995, he joined the private investment company ICFI - Moscow Partners, where he was in charge of the firm’s fixed income Eurobond portfolio. He also supervised operations of its institutional sales desk and co-managed investment accounts for the firm’s clients.

In 1997, Alexander joined Schildershoven to lead the company securities business since then. His multiple job functions include business development, supervision of the firm’s daily operations, assessment of investment opportunities, VIP client relationships, product and resource management, quality control, to name a few. Under his leadership the firm has grown from a proprietary fund into a global investment platform dedicated to providing services to professional investors worldwide.

Alexander graduated from the State Financial Academy, Moscow, majoring in international economic affairs

Alexander Brakhnov
CEO

Alexander Brakhnov - CEO

The main boss. Talented, handsome, and incredibly smart.

Invokes the awe and infinite respect of his subordinates. There are suspicions that he is the first bio-robot, because it is unknown how he finds the time to sleep and eat. He works around the clock, imersing himsef in all of the aspects of his business. He demonstrates a phenomenal amount of knowledge in all areas and is always in a good mood.

He studied in one of Russia's most prestigious economic universities. He is battle- hardened from taking a direct part in the creation of the Russian financial markets. According to some intelligence sources, he created these markets with his own two hands. For several years, he conducted reconnaissance deep within the territory of a potential ally - Holland. He brought his Dutch experience home. He believes in the bright future he is helping to create today. He professes an iron-willed sense of professionalism and advocates the highest ethical code of conduct among financiers.

He has strong persuasive skills. Be careful! This professional uses charisma and charm while disarming his opponents with ironclad logic. Always and everywhere, he's out to achieve his goals and get results.