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.
This new model significantly expands the products and technologies available to smaller hedge funds and other asset managers and gives clients access to a complete suite of services that no other boutique prime brokerage firm can match.
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.
By offering a full spectrum of services, leveraging JPMorgan's recognized FX expertise and focusing on customer service, we aim to become a leading prime brokerage firm.
SAFE Management will provide these services through Interactive Brokers, LLC a prime brokerage firm that services professionals worldwide.
By offering a full spectrum of services, leveraging JPMorgan's recognised FX expertise and focusing on customer service, we aim to become a leading prime brokerage firm.
Despite substantial transition across the brokerage industry, the top three prime brokerage firms continue to control more than 62 percent of all industry capital;
com/) announced today a favorable ruling in the lawsuit pending in the Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco against most of the largest prime brokerage firms in the country, including Morgan Stanley & Co.
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.
In addition to the survey, the special issue contains in-depth articles on news and trends affecting the prime brokerage industry, as well as a comprehensive directory of prime brokerage firms.