GAIM Ops: Alternative sources of hedge fund financing could emerge

Alternative sources of hedge fund financing could emerge as prime brokers scale back their financing as banks seek to meet their Basel III capital requirements.

Posted on: 13 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Bulge bracket prime brokers risk looking short-termist

The decision by bulge bracket prime brokers to terminate certain hedge fund relationships risks looking short-termist and could provide opportunities for the mini-prime brokerage industry, particularly in London.

Posted on: 18 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Hedge funds urged to start PB financing negotiations now

Hedge fund managers should start negotiations with their prime brokers and scale back on the number of counterparty relationships they have if they want to obtain favourable financing terms as primes look set to curb their financing operations onc

Posted on: 09 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Citi paper warns hedge funds on collateral management and rising financing costs

Hedge funds must optimise the way in which they manage their collateral following reforms of the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets while the cost of financing is going to rise exponentially in light of Basel III capital requirements, a ne

Posted on: 01 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Multi-strategy managers likely to bolster treasury operations as PB financing costs grow

Large, multi-strategy hedge funds are bolstering their treasury operations as prime brokerage financing costs continue to grow, it has been said.

Posted on: 20 Aug, 2013
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

PB costs to increase for managers, warns Barclays Prime Services report

Prime brokerage costs will increase for hedge funds as regulation forces PBs to bolster their capital buffers while seeking secured financing for longer terms, a report by Barclays Prime Services has said.

Posted on: 08 Oct, 2012
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