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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.

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Inside the mind of the adviser - Top 5 strategies to get your fund in front of an RIA

Inside the mind of the adviser - Top 5 strategies to get your fund in front of an RIA

By Lisa Lewin, Business Development, Prime Services, BNY Mellon Pershing – We understand that our hedge fund clients face challenges when marketing to the RIA community. Providing a look inside the mind of the adviser is just one of the ways the Prime Services team at BNY Mellon’s Pershing can help fund managers build strategies to help grow their businesses.

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Cowen continues to move up the food chain

Cowen continues to move up the food chain

Cowen has dramatically changed its presence in Europe and is aggressively investing in all of its businesses while the likes of Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, and others continue to downsize their operations. In the Prime Brokerage and Outsourced Trading businesses, the firm is planning meaningful expansions for 2020 and beyond. In the former, this effort is aimed at filling the void being created by others, while in the latter the commitment is in response to a sharp increase in demand for such services.