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Prisma's customised angle gives it the edge for institutional investors

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A scion of the structure and culture found at Goldman Sachs, New York-based Prisma Capital has exploited a niche in the market to provide the discipline, dialogue and customisation that institutional clients require.

A scion of the structure and culture found at Goldmans Sachs, New York-based Prisma Capital has exploited a niche in the market to provide the discipline, dialogue and customisation that institutional clients require

By Claire Makin

New York-based Prisma Capital might have been tailor-made to appeal to institutions in 2009's tricky markets. Investors can check off all the vital ingredients on their wish lists. No gates, no lock-ups, no blowups. Experienced hands-on partners, an incentive structure aligned with clients' interests, a rigorous process, fine-tuned quant tools, and - to prove that it all works - a five-year track record (just