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New contenders to prime brokerage

Organisations such as BlackRock are well-placed to provide prime brokerage to hedge fund managers that are being exited by bulge bracket banks. 

Posted on: 12 Jun, 2015
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New contenders to prime brokerage

Organisations such as BlackRock are well-placed to provide prime brokerage to hedge fund managers that are being exited by bulge bracket banks.

Posted on: 05 May, 2015
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Increase in synthetic PB and alternative financing as primes face squeeze

Basel III capital and leverage ratios are likely to facilitate a substantial increase in synthetic prime brokerage financing and alternative sources of hedge fund financing.

Posted on: 19 Dec, 2014
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Depositary banks warned on restitution of assets in sub-custody at US primes

There are questions as to whether depositary banks with assets held in sub-custody at US prime brokers will be subject to strict restitution liability under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) for assets lost during re-hypot

Posted on: 24 Nov, 2014
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PBs warned on short-termist behaviour with unprofitable hedge fund clients

Prime brokers have been advised to take a less short-termist approach to unprofitable or underperforming hedge fund clients.

Posted on: 28 Feb, 2013
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GAIM Ops Paris 2012: A Summary

An industry conference veteran once joked he never failed to see the irony of hedge fund managers and investment bankers moaning about their ever-growing expense ratios from the confines of five star hotels.  It is perhaps for this reason GAIM Op

Posted on: 21 Oct, 2012

Israeli hedge fund industry enjoys massive growth

The once non-existent Israeli hedge fund industry has grown by almost 162% since 2007 following deregulation and amendments to the country’s stringent securities and tax laws, a new survey shows.

Posted on: 26 Jul, 2012

HSBC makes senior prime services hires

HSBC has appointed Paul Busby as head of prime services sales for the Americas.

Posted on: 06 Jul, 2012

Industry AuM to double by 2016, says Citi Prime Finance

Hedge fund Assets under Management (AuM) could more than double from $2.1 trillion to $5 trillion by 2016, according to a survey published by Citi Prime Finance.

Posted on: 17 Jun, 2012

Funds of funds continue to stutter, says S&P Capital IQ

More than 90% of funds of hedge funds would be “ungradable” if their performance had been measured against absolute as opposed to relative return targets, S&P Capital IQ Fund Research, a data provider, has said.

Posted on: 06 Jun, 2012

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