Canadian banks have expanded global prime brokerage offerings over the past decade, motivated by client demand and supported by stable balance sheets and a strong capital base. However, balance sheet alone does not sustain a prime brokerage franchise; to build this offering requires breadth of product, a strong culture and a willingness to innovate.
Robert Zekraus, Managing Director and Global Head of Client Capital Management & Funding – Prime Services at Scotiabank, provides insights on the prime brokerage landscape and Scotiabank’s approach.
As published by Finadium – Securities Finance Monitor, in association with Scotiabank.
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