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About Selftrade

Selftrade is the first ‘broker-bank’ in the UK and one of the UK's largest execution-only stockbrokers. Selftrade is a trading name of Talos Securities Limited, a subsidiary of Boursorama, one of Europe's leading online stockbrokers and part of the Société Générale Group.

Selftrade is one of the UK's largest execution-only stockbrokers and is a trading name of Talos Securities Ltd, a subsidiary of Boursorama, one of Europe's leading online stockbrokers and part of the Société Générale Group.

Talos Securities Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) and is a member firm of the London Stock Exchange and PLUS Markets. We are entered on the FSA register and our FSA registration number is 208271.

In accordance with FSA regulatory requirements, capital requirements have been determined and are detailed in the Pillar 3 Disclosure document.

We are members of relevant trade organizations including the Association of Private Client Investment Managers and Stockbrokers (APCIMS) and the Tax Incentivised Savings Association (TISA).

Talos Securities Limited is registered in England and Wales (Company Number 04196325); our registered office is: Boatman's House, 2 Selsdon Way, London E14 9LA

VAT No. 629 2807 22

About Boursorama

The Boursorama group, in which the majority shareholder (56.1% ) is the French banking group, Société Générale, operates widely across Europe:

  • in the UK, Boursorama has been present since 2000, operating what has now become one of the UK's leading 'execution-only' stock broking and investment services providers, Selftrade. Selftrade provides a wide range of investment services, from day-to-day dealing accounts to Pensions, and provides dealing in UK and international indices and equities, ETFs and ETCs; UK Funds, Gilts and Bonds, plus a wide range of Derivative products, from Covered Warrants to Structured products, CFDs and Spread Betting;
  • in France it operates the leading financial portal, Boursorama.com and, through its Boursorama Banque brand, provides banking, insurance and wealth management services. As at the end of June 2007, Boursorama Banque had €2.2bn of loans and €1.9bn in deposits, and managed €4.4bn of assets;
  • in Spain, Boursorama again offers online broking services under the Self Bank brand;
  • in Germany, Boursorama provides online trading under the OnVista brand as well as asset management through Veritas.

Société Générale is a leading provider of Corporate & Investment Banking services, and is well known to UK investors as the lead issuer of Covered Warrants, tradeable through leading brokers, including Selftrade.

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In the press

From time to time we commission research to better understand the views and needs of consumers. You can read about the results in our press centre.

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We also contribute to various investment magazines with comment about the market or topical issues.

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Careers with Selftrade

We are always on the lookout for people who have the drive and ambition to help our company grow. You can find out more about opportunities at Selftrade on our careers page.

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In the community

At Selftrade, we believe it is important to give something back to the communities we live and work in. We actively encourage and support our people in their volunteering and fundraising activities and are proud of their efforts.

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