THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Less settlement fails through more visibility

Greater transparency into the trading lifecycle – enabled through the unique transaction identifier and Swift Securities View – could help avoid costly settlement fails, especially as more markets move to T+1. Tracy Chou, senior securities expert at Swift, explains.

The advantage of “true” outsourced trading

A provider of outsourced trading services for a decade, JonesTrading’s global head of outsourced trading, Jeff LeVeen, outlines what a service needs to include to truly replicate what an internal execution trader does as the space evolves to a point where differentiating the service offerings is becoming critical for managers.

What are prime brokerage clients looking for today?

Anthony DeMonte, managing director, head of equity finance, Cantor Fitzgerald, explains how the firm is helping clients respond to market challenges.

Unlocking the edge

Outsourcing execution can mean firms focus on parts of their business where they feel they can add the most value, whether that be the investment process, clients or other key areas of differentiation.

Beyond the balance sheet

Jack Seibald, managing director and co-head, prime brokerage & outsourced trading at TD Cowen reviews the current challenges facing prime brokerage clients and how primes can help them address some of the broader challenges of doing business in a more constrained market.

Building tomorrow’s prime broker

As the prime brokerage landscape continues to shift significantly, the importance of client service, technology and agility among providers is coming to the fore.

Leveraging outsourced trading for growth

As institutional investors look to optimise returns in competitive markets, how can outsourced trading help maintain efficiencies while focusing on outcomes aligned with their strategies?

Attention to detail

State Street took great care to understand the needs of one of Australia’s largest super funds as it entered the next phase of integration, transformation and growth, following the successful completion of its merger, and that approach earned it a landmark mandate, which Global Custodian recognised as Asset Servicing Deal of the Year for Asia Pacific.