BTIG adds Pershing to Prime Brokerage Platform

Jun 29 2015 | 1:11pm ET

BTIG has added Pershing to its roster of global custodian and clearing brokers on its Prime Brokerage platform. 

The new relationship means clients of the platform will have the choice of two custodian and clearing broker options, Pershing and Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing, according to a press release.  

“During our review of their offering, we were very impressed by Pershing’s technology, understanding of the operational environment and their attention to detail,” noted Justin Press, Managing Director and Co-Head of Prime Brokerage at BTIG. “This relationship will help us to continue to service our clients at the highest level, connecting them with top-tier services that help them meet their specific needs and requirements."

“We are very pleased to be collaborating with BTIG and this relationship demonstrates Pershing’s continued commitment to grow our offering in the Prime Brokerage space,” said Jim Crowley, Chief Relationship Officer for Pershing.

BTIG is a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking, research and related brokerage services. Launched in 2004, the company’s Prime Brokerage unit delivers solutions for hedge funds and separately managed accounts with a focus on emerging fund managers. 

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