Prime Brokerage News

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PCS Dunbar Securities team to join Cantor's prime services division

The management team of PCS Dunbar Securities will join Cantor Fitzgerald’s prime services division. Cantor acquired PCS Dunbar Securities in January 2011.

Feb 10, 2011

Acquisition raises uncertainty over the future of mini primes

Cantor Fitzgerald is expected to acquire PCS Dunbar Securities’ prime brokerage division raising further doubts about the viability of mini primes.

Jan 17, 2011

Gar Wood Securities make senior prime brokerage appointment

Gar Wood Securities has appointed John McCorvey III (pictured) as senior vice president of its global prime brokerage business as part of the firm’s expansion to its capital introduction service.

Jan 06, 2011

Deutsche Bank launches prime services app for the Ipad and Iphone

Deutsche Bank’s Global Prime Finance business has unveiled a prime services mobile application for the iPad and Iphone.

Jan 05, 2011

Nomura's prime services head resigns

Tim Wannenmacher, global head of prime services for Nomura Holdings, has resigned just one week after he laid out his plans to make the bank the dominant prime broker in Japan.

Dec 17, 2010

Citigroup makes Asian prime brokerage hires

Citigroup has expanded its Asian prime brokerage team with a series of hires, according to Bloomberg News.

Dec 16, 2010

Citi Prime Finance launches Business Advisory Practice for hedge funds

Citi Prime Finance has unveiled its Business Advisory Practice which will provide hedge funds of all sizes with consultancy services, thought leadership and industry insight.

Dec 10, 2010

Hedge funds employ 300,000 worldwide, according to survey

Hedge funds employ an estimated 300,000 people worldwide, according to a groundbreaking survey by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the body that represents the hedge fund industry.

Dec 10, 2010

Merlin Securities to offer custody and clearing on Canadian market

Prime broker and technology provider Merlin Securities is to offer custody and clearing services in Canada through the National Bank Correspondent Network (NBCN), a subsidiary of National Bank Financial.

Nov 11, 2010

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Hedge funds face challenges ahead, according to BAML

Hedge funds are recovering from the crisis but major challenges still need to be overcome, according to senior figures at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML).

Nov 04, 2010

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