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GPP hires Head of Compliance

Thu, 25/04/2019 - 10:54

GPP, a prime broking, investor services and wealth solutions firm, has hired Tiffany Roberts as Head of Compliance. »

Doug Nelson, INTL FCStone

INTL FCStone Financial launches prime brokerage division

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 13:34

INTL FCStone’s subsidiary, INTL FCStone Financial (INTL), has launched a prime brokerage division, offering multi-asset prime brokerage, execution, outsourced trading, custody, and self-clearing and introduced clearing services for hedge funds, mutual funds, and family offices. »

Nick Briscoe, Invast Global

Multi-asset prime brokerage firm Invast Global selects OneTick Surveillance

Thu, 28/03/2019 - 16:26

Invast Global, a multi-asset prime brokerage firm in APAC, has selected OneTick Surveillance, to be hosted and fully managed by OneMarketData.  »

Jack Seibald, Cowen Prime Services

Time for active managers to prove their worth

Sun, 10/02/2019 - 10:13

While hedge funds struggled in Q4, so did passive investments. Could higher volatility in 2019 help active stock pickers shine? »

Marcus Fung, Invast Global

Invast Global opens new Hong Kong office

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 07:45

Riding a wave of growth powered by restrictive global financial reforms, specialist prime broker Invast Global has announced the opening of a new Hong Kong office. »

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Copper.co creates infrastructure for bespoke prime brokerage of digital assets

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 08:29

Copper.co, a crypto portfolio manager for institutional investors, has launched a bespoke prime brokerage for digital assets.   »

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Dolfin joins Malta Stock Exchange

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 08:24

Wealth management platform Dolfin’s Maltese unit, Dolfin Asset Services Ltd, has become a member of the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE). Dolfin CEO Denis Nagy took part in the MSE’s traditional ringing of the bell ceremony to mark the occasion. »

Stuart Bloomfield, Scotiabank

Growing prime services with an eye on sustainability

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 13:55

The last thing any hedge fund manager wants is to be off-boarded by a Prime Broker. It can be a destabilising and unsettling experience, potentially leading to a loss of confidence among investors. It is vital, therefore, to find the right Prime Broker that can partner with a manager based on a clear understanding of business wants and needs.  »

Gavin White, Invast Global

Bank-owned primes set to contract

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 13:51

Regulation continues to bite and influence the way investment banks structure their business activities. Most notably for the hedge fund industry, the banks are being forced to reassess their activities pertaining to prime brokerage. Five years ago, banks remained in denial about the impact regulatory reforms would have. But then a black swan event occurred.  »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Manager perspectives on the prime broker relationship

Tue, 18/09/2018 - 13:47

With the rise of social media platforms over the last decade, led by Facebook, the way we think about connecting and interacting with people has drastically changed. LinkedIn provides a similar experience for our professional lives, while Amazon and Netflix seemingly know what we want to buy or watch before we’ve even thought about it.  »

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