The balance of power

Asia’s prime brokerage business has so far been dominated by two investment banking giants, but a surge in hedge fund activity in the region has led to a slew of banks following in their wake. Saima Farooqi reports.


Asia’s prime brokerage business is growing quickly. For years, two US investment banks – Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley – have dominated prime brokerage in Asia. But with new Asian funds popping up all the time, and the number of global funds with Asian strategies growing steadily, the prospects for prime brokers in Asia are looking more and more enticing. As such, a stream of banks have set up prime brokerage services over the past few months to try to attract some of the new

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options

Most read articles loading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a 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 individual account here