The 'Prime Broker 2019' special report comprises three separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.
According to industry data provider Coalition, the world’s 12 largest investment banks produced USD18.3 billion in prime services revenue last year, up 8.3 per cent on 2017 but despite this the PB arena remains as gladiatorial as ever.
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.
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.