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Sean Capstick, GPP

GPP enhances client offering through Edgefolio’s Cap Intro services

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 10:36

GPP has formed a joint venture with Edgefolio to provide a Capital Introduction service to its prime brokerage clients. Edgefolio’s platform connects investors and hedge funds, creating technology-driven solutions for a traditionally conservative and fragmented industry.  »

Jack Seibald, Cowen

Choosing your prime broker

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 18:03

When setting up as a new hedge fund manager, one of the most important relationships to establish is that of the prime broker. With banks facing regulatory pressures in the form of Basel 3, many are re-appraising their client book to ensure that they are getting a suitable return on investment for the balance sheet they provide. Consequently, the first point for start-ups to focus on is to articulate what they will be doing with the fund they are planning to launch.  »

Gavin White, Invast Global

Invast Global CEO Gavin White invited to join Board of listed Japanese parent

Thu, 18/05/2017 - 10:19

Non-bank prime services firm Invast Global’s CEO, Gavin White (pictured), has been nominated for appointment to the Board of the Japan-listed parent company, Invast Securities Co, Ltd.   »

Invast Global adds Lucid Markets to PurePrime

Thu, 04/05/2017 - 07:28

Invast Global has partnered with Lucid Markets, adding the world’s first non-bank FX market maker to its PurePrime platform which now offers over 20 unique FX and metals liquidity providers. »

Mike Rosen, Cowen Prime Services

Cowen Prime Services LLC - Best Global Prime Broker

Thu, 06/04/2017 - 16:17

Cowen Prime Services LLC continues to attract established institutional-quality hedge fund managers as well as start-ups and emerging managers. This is thanks to its ability to provide managers with the financial stability of a large bank as the counterparty in tandem with a service offering that provides tailored solutions.  »

Gavin White, Invast Global

Invast Global - Best Specialist Market Prime Broker

Thu, 06/04/2017 - 16:01

Sydney-based Invast Global is a subsidiary of Japanese listed Invast Securities Co Ltd. Employing a prime-of-prime model, Invast leads the industry in the provision of multi-asset high-quality, non-bank Prime Services. It provides credit intermediation, access to liquidity (both OTC and exchange) and comprehensive trading platforms/API connectivity options. »

Gavin White, Invast Global

Invast wins Best Specialist Prime Broker

Thu, 09/03/2017 - 12:32

Invast Global, a Sydney-based prime services provider, has been named Best Specialist Prime Broker at the 2017 HedgeWeek Global Awards. »

Jack D Seibald, Cowen

Cowen Prime Services named Best Global Prime Broker at the 2017 Hedgeweek Awards

Thu, 09/03/2017 - 08:47

Cowen Prime Services, the prime services division of Cowen Group, has been named Best Global Prime Broker at the 2017 Hedgeweek Global Awards. »

Lightspeed Institutional launches prime brokerage division

Mon, 30/01/2017 - 14:36

Lightspeed Institutional, a division of Lightspeed Trading, is broadening its offering to institutional traders by launching a new prime brokerage division. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Behind the scenes at Invast Global

Tue, 10/01/2017 - 12:26

Interview with James Alexander & Nick Briscoe – Invast Global is a premium, multi-asset prime services brokerage serving the needs of hedge funds, retail brokerages, high frequency trading firms and sophisticated clients. The company provides access to industry-leading OTC FX and Commodities liquidity, along with synthetic DMA access to over 30 global stock and futures exchanges. The Invast Global PurePrime facility, with optimised liquidity streams and connectivity options is designed specifically to meet the needs of small and mid-sized trading firms. »

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