Hedge Funds

RBC beefs up global prime brokerage effort


RBC Capital Markets announced this week that it has hired Colin Bugler, a senior banker with international prime brokerage and equity finance experience, as managing director, equity finance.

In his position, a new one, Bugler is tasked with building RBC's prime brokerage relationships in targeted markets globally while maintaining and growing the firm's market leadership in Canada. Target markets include international hedge funds with a Canadian connection as well as large hedge funds where the firm can add value as a third or fourth prime broker.

RBC's particular strength in prime brokerage lies in natural resources and, through its