Prime Brokerage

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Prime Brokerage

A brokerage that provides services exclusively to institutional investors, especially hedge funds. Prime brokerage services include clearance, lending of securities, lending of money for leveraged transactions, and technical and support services. Prime brokerage services allow institutional investors to effectively outsource these aspects of investment to another party, freeing it up to concentrate on its investment strategy.
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Prime brokerage firm, Global Prime Partners (GPP), has announced that it has hired an executive from BNP Paribas (BNPP.
NEW YORK -- Direct Access Partners, LLC, (DAP), a leading multi-asset class institutional trading and prime brokerage firm, today announced that hedge fund industry publication HFM Week has awarded Direct Access Partners "Best Boutique Prime Broker - Capital Introduction.
NEW YORK -- Direct Access Partners, LLC, (DAP), a leading multi-asset class institutional trading and prime brokerage firm, today announced that it has been recognized in the 2011 HFMWeek Service Provider Awards in four distinct categories.
SAFE Management will provide these services through Interactive Brokers, LLC a prime brokerage firm that services professionals worldwide.
GES's well established partnering with top-tier financial institutions and prime brokerage firms can fulfill customers' needs of liquidity and market depth.
Despite substantial transition across the brokerage industry, the top three prime brokerage firms continue to control more than 62 percent of all industry capital;
The Lighthouse Prime Services team is comprised of industry veterans who have spent the majority of their careers working at major prime brokerage firms and are uniquely qualified to help hedge fund managers succeed in today's marketplace with their expertise in operations, systems and trading and deep industry relationships.