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Jul 13 2010 | 8:01am ET
Prime brokerage firm Merlin Securities is expanding its footprint with a push into Canada. The firm has recently hired Daniel Dorenbush as a partner and chief executive officer of the firm’s Canadian operation, which is slated to open later this year, FINalternatives has learned.
In his new role, Dorenbush will be based in Toronto and will report to Ron Suber, senior partner, head of global sales and marketing.
Most recently, Dorenbush was a New York-based managing director and global head of strategic sales and relationship management in the hedge fund services division at RBC Capital Markets. He had responsibilities across electronic, professional and futures trading, including prime brokerage, soft dollar services, capital introduction and RBC’s fund of hedge funds. Prior to that, he was global head of prime brokerage for RBC Capital Markets.
Merlin Securities was founded in 2004 and serves more than 500 single- and multi-primed managers, providing them with an open architecture suite of solutions including dynamic performance attribution analytics and reporting, seamless multi-custody services, capital development, 24-hour international trading, securities lending and access to the Gerson Lehrman Group’s worldwide network of experts. In addition to its planned Canadian office, the firm has operations in San Francisco and New York.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...