Lombard Forte Securities Limited (formerly known as Wallich and Matthes Dubai Limited) was established in 2007 and is regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority. Lombard Forte Securities Limited provides both voice and electronic broking services delivered in a bespoke fashion to meet the requirements of our diverse range of clients. As an inter-dealer broker we specialise in Equities, Fixed Income Bonds and Equity Derivatives. As a privately held company Lombard Forte is able to focus on innovation and building solid business relationships and The Middle East is seen as a very important area of growth for the company.


Lombard Forte provides brokerage services and Direct Market Access to institutional clients covering a wide range of products including:

1. Equities

2. Fixed Income

3. Equity Derivatives

4. Foreign Exchange

Our products

Equity Derivatives

Emerging Markets:

We offer our clients price discovery in the area of Emerging Markets Equity Derivatives. Consistently amongst the top brokers in this market our expertise and experience in this sector is unrivalled.

With a large team and a client list that includes every significant market participant, we are in an excellent position to cater to the needs of a fast paced, highly competitive market, that demands up to date and accurate price discovery, as well as prompt and seamless access.

Pan European Equity Derivatives

Lombard offers a high standard of price discovery and liquidity provision services on all major European exchanges. Years of experience in the equity derivatives space makes us well placed to satisfy the requirements of traders across a wide range of institutional profiles and geographical locations.

In addition to back to back arranging, our experienced traders offer facilities for non-member clients on a range of exchanges.


Our Middle East and Africa fixed income desk provides over the counter accces for bonds, sukuk and credit default swaps via both traditional voice broking and electronic broking channels.

Lombard Forte differentiates itself by restricting its client base strictly to the regional and international professional sell-side banks.  This platform provides a secure trading environment that makes a clear distinction between our client base and our liquidity providers client base.

Cash equities:

We are able to offer the highest standards of execution in pan European and North American cash equities in an efficient and cost effective manner.

Through our joint venture with Lombard Invest Africa we are able to provide research and access to all major African markets.


Bespoke Services / Off Market Transactions

Lombard prides itself on its ability to cater for a diverse range of asset classes and structures.

Our strength lies in our flexibility and substantial experience and knowledge base, allowing us to structure and implement bespoke services in time critical sectors. Along side our regular flow broking activities, we also provide specialist and bespoke services to people who require expertise in niche areas. Ranging from private equity ventures to international trade finance, Lombard can offer exciting and effective solutions. With a particular focus on Africa, the team can leverage its experience and contact base to provide expertise in investments into sub-Saharan Africa.

Our Markets

Emerging Markets

Russia, Turkey, Poland, Middle East – Primary focus on market-based transactions.

MENA Credit

Over the counter execution for Middle East and Africa bonds, sukuk and credit default swaps via both traditional voice broking and electronic broking channels.

Pan European

Primary focus on market based transactions.

North America

Primary focus on market based transactions.


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Lombard Forte Securities Limited DIFC Currency House Level 2 Office 201, Tower 1 P.O. Box: 482097 Dubai, U.A.E. info@lombardforte.com +971 (0)4 563 8400 FAX: +971 (0)4 456 0291


If you wish to apply to join Lombard Forte please email us at info@lombardforte.com