AVUS CAPITAL is the collective name of Avus Capital Ltd and Avus Capital UK Ltd and it is a brokerage that has developed its own proprietary trading platform under the brand name Trading 212 for the retail trading of forex and CFDs on stocks, indexes and commodities. Avus Capital UK Ltd is already registered, since the fall of 2014, in England and Wales (with Company number 8590005) and it is authorised and regulated by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (Register number 609146). Moreover, Avus Capital Ltd is registered in Bulgaria (with Register number 201659500) and it is thus authorised and regulated by the Bulgarian Financial Supervision Commission (Register number RG-03-0237).
Already having a client base in over 65 countries and also offering premium customer support in an impressive number of 16 languages, the company looks set to expand its Europe-focused operations even further, since they have applied for and successfully obtained the CIF license by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC).
According to the CySEC website, the licensing of AVUS CAPITAL is the latest addition in their list of regulated entities, as the Avus Capital Cy Ltd license was approved on 20 January 2016. As per the normal procedure followed in the licensing of CIFs, the license of Avus Capital Cy Ltd with number 290/16 is yet to activated, pending a series of post-licensing checks and inspections that need to be completed.