Prime brokers - the real winners of hedge fund industry growth?

service provision: prime broking

Prime brokerage, now conducted typically large organisations with well-known names such as Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, and Barclays Capital among others, was coined as a term by the US broker-dealer Furman Selz in the late 1970s.

The concept was copied quickly by firms such as Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Lehman Brothers, and Goldman Sachs, all of which developed their own domestic (US) businesses in the 1980s. The first prime brokerage business outside the US was created by Merrill Lynch

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: