Hedge funds use specific criteria for prime broker selection

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Hedge funds take many factors into account when selecting a prime broker
What are the most important factors in selecting a prime broker?

Lionel Tapiero, partner, Logica Capital Advisers
First and foremost a prime broker is one of the most important service providers for a long/short equity fund. This is especially true given the continuous use of their services throughout the year and the sensitivity of their core function – for example, the effective, efficient and correct execution of securities transactions.

The prime brokerage industry has changed dramatically due