Merlin Nabs Ex-Bear Stearns Prime Brokerage Exec.

Apr 2 2008 | 11:36am ET

Ron Suber has joined Merlin Securities, a broker-dealer specializing in technology driven prime brokerage services, as head of global sales and marketing.

As a senior partner, Suber's responsibilities will be to expand the firm's presence and market share across the industry, including medium and large sized multi-primed hedge funds. He will report directly to Stephan Vermut, co-founder of Merlin Securities.

Previously, Suber was at Bear Stearns where he was a senior managing director and manager of global clearing sales, which encompasses prime brokerage and services for broker dealers and registered investment advisors. For the past 20 months, Suber has served as president of Spectrum Global Fund Administration, a fund administrator headquartered in Chicago.

“Ron's success has been in understanding a client's needs and formulating real world solutions while keeping the managers best interests in mind,” said Vermut.

Merlin Securities has custodial and clearing relationships with JP Morgan/Bear Stearns and Goldman Sachs. In January 2008, venture capital firm Sequoia Capital
invested $20 million in Merlin Securities.


In Depth

Q&A: Schroders’ Forest Discusses Multi-Asset Investments On Eve Of U.S. Launch

Jul 17 2014 | 8:05am ET

Global investment manager Schroders has $446 billion in assets under management, $...

Lifestyle

Einhorns Busts At WSOP, Finishes In 173rd

Jul 15 2014 | 10:48am ET

Greenlight Capital founder David Einhorn’s World Series of Poker won’t end at...

Guest Contributor

Common Risk Parity Misperceptions

Jul 16 2014 | 11:02am ET

Over the past few years, risk parity has become a component of most investors’...

 

Sponsored Content

    Northern Trust Helps Hedge Funds Navigate Derivatives Regulations

    Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET

    The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…

Publisher's Note