Alexey Kirienko

Alexey Kirienko is the founder, co-owner and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Exante, a well-known brokerage company. One of the youngest investors in the world of finance. From a young age, while still in school, he showed an interest in probability theory and its use in the financial market. "I have always looked at finance from the perspective of conditional probabilities, statistics and game theory," said Alexey Kirienko in one of his interviews.

Early years and financial interest

At an early age, the boy showed an aptitude for mathematics and exact sciences, with an interest in mathematical statistics. Later, his interest evolved into studying game theory and probability theory and applying them to the financial sectors in order to make a profit. As a teenager, the idea of getting a job at one of the big oil and gas companies took hold of him. After graduating from high school, Alexey Kirienko enrolled at the University.

During his university studies, Alexey Kirienko decided to apply his academic knowledge in life and became interested in stock trading. In his second year, he was already trading various securities, learning the basics of trading. Simple buying and selling stocks was not interesting, the guy was fascinated by their recoverability and trendiness, looking at stocks as a time series. Alexey paid attention to global markets and availability of a large number of liquid instruments in them. Also, as a student, he studied correlation analysis and implementation of neural networks in financial operations.

In his fifth year, Alexey Kirienko significantly outperformed his classmates. He developed complex financial strategies, comprehended statistical arbitrage, investments, applying all received knowledge in practice. In 2005-2006 Alexey and his peers developed and implemented a number of projects. Alexey and his associates created arbitrage between futures contracts by means of robots, getting high correlation and profit. At that time it was not a small sum of money. After graduating from university, Alexey Kiriyenko earned a master's degree in economics and became the main developer of a new business model that later became world famous in the financial market.


Alexey Kirienko began using his talent and foresight in the financial sector back in 2001, becoming a trader. His specialty was inter-exchange statistical arbitrage of futures contracts. He applied applied applied mathematics to earn money and profit.

A couple of years later, in 2003, Kiriyenko turned his attention to global derivatives trading.

By 2010 Alexey Kirienko and his like-minded colleague Anatoly Knyazev had amassed enough software, software, infrastructure and connectors to financial exchanges written by them to start their own brokerage business. In 2011 Alexey and Anatoly were joined by Gatis Eglitis. It was decided to create a global investment company. In the summer of the same year the partners registered the broker Exante. After registration, the organization received an MFSA license.

In the very first months the brokerage company attracted the attention of many investors and traders. Clients were interested in the uniqueness of the platform, including a single account that allows instant access to liquid global markets with a wide range of financial instruments.

One year later, in 2012, the second branch of EXANTE was registered in Cyprus and received a CySEC license. This allowed to expand the boundaries of the financial market and attract more clients. In 2019, the broker entered the East - having received a Hong Kong SFC license, EXANTE's financial activity reached the Southeast Asian audience.

A decade of EXANTE brokerage has been marked by prestigious financial awards, the number of which exceeds thirty. In 2020, the company received awards and distinctions approved by the world's authoritative media resources. These include:

  • Digital Investment Company of the Year";

  • Best trading platform";

  • Best CEO 2020/21" by European Business Magazine;

  • Investment Award;

  • Diversity Awards;

  • and others.

Alexei Kiriyenko now

Having devoted 10 years of his life to the brokerage, Alexey continues to improve his business model. He is invited to global conferences as a speaker and expert in finance, global financial markets and derivatives trading. Kiriyenko himself prefers to invest in promising start-ups. One of them is a manufacturer of unique liquid-cooled computers, Comino.

Personal life

It is known that Alexey Kiriyenko has a son who is now 13 years old. Like his father, his son is also involved in investment activities. Following his father's suggestion, the boy is engaged in investing.

Alexey Kirienko is a well-known figure in financial circles. His excellent intuition for global trading has made him an experienced investor and allowed him to create a premium brokerage company whose ambition is to become a hub for international investors and traders around the world.