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Genesis names first COO

Genesis names first COO

Genesis, a specialists in digital currency prime brokerage services, has appointed Dr Derar Islim to the newly-created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). 

AWARDS

A scalable and personal prime brokerage platform

A scalable and personal prime brokerage platform

BTIG Prime Brokerage: Best Boutique Prime Broker – In the last year, BTIG Prime Brokerage has experienced tremendous growth in the number of funds on its platform. “Whether established hedge fund, newly launched business or family office, managers are selecting BTIG as their prime broker for multiple reasons – better client service, customised solutions, a robust portfolio reporting system and seamless integration with our Outsource Trading and Electronic Trading offerings. Our high levels of client satisfaction lead to referrals not only from existing clients but also from other service providers – accountants, attorneys and even bulge brackets for small and mid-sized accounts that don’t meet their coverage criteria,” said Justin Press, Managing Director and Co-Head of BTIG Prime Brokerage.

SINGAPORE

Turning potential into reality

Turning potential into reality

The ASEAN region has demonstrated itself as a major area for investment and potential growth. However, much of this growth is still on the horizon and yet to be materialised. For the prospects of the ASEAN region to reach their true potential, the current environment requires cost efficiency, scalability and talent. These are critical factors to creating a supportive ecosystem.

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JonesTrading names COO

JonesTrading names COO

JonesTrading Institutional Services has named Andrew (Andy) Volz as Chief Operating Officer, to oversee the global operations of the firm, across all divisions. Volz reports to Alan Hill, JonesTrading’s CEO.

OUTSOURCING

Excellence is key when providing outsourced services

Excellence is key when providing outsourced services

As more investors become comfortable outsourcing functions to third-party providers, the importance of excellence in this space is coming into sharper focus. In a part of the industry where services can risk becoming commoditised, providers are keen to demonstrate the high calibre solutions they offer. Outsourcing can alleviate a number of pressures off investment managers, however the service provided needs to be of the highest quality.