Goldman tops fast-changing prime brokerage market


Credit Suisse, JP Morgan and others lead the competition, according to first-ever major global survey

London, 27 September 2012 - Goldman Sachs is the biggest prime broker in the global hedge funds business, both by mandates and by client assets, according to the first-ever global survey of the prime broking market conducted by HedgeFund Intelligence. 

The survey, covering an unprecedented amount of more than $1.6 trillion of assets under management – close to 80% of the total industry – provides the biggest and most detailed analysis of the global prime brokerage market ever published.

By mandates, it shows that Morgan Stanley is the second biggest prime broker globally. But by assets, it shows Credit Suisse in