Facebook logo
Facebook logo
Facebook logo
Facebook logo

Latest Headlines

Securities Lending Times home | New head of Prime Consulting ← You are here

[close]
Latest News
FIS: Technology, entertainment and energy take top spots
09 November 2016 | London
Technology, entertainment and energy companies earned the most short interest for the week beginning 28 November, according to the FIS Astec Analytics hot stocks list... Read more

SIFMA calls for regulatory impact assessment
09 December 2016 | Washington DC
SIFMA's managing director has urged the US House of Representatives to assess the cumulative impact of regulation on short-term financing, identifying “potential, but not exhaustive, areas of concern”... Read more

For more news visit our news section

Industry recruitment
Java Developer
Recruiter: Simply Executive
Location: London
Find out more

Lead Business analyst
Recruiter: Alexander Ash
Location: Midlands
Find out more

For more jobs visit our recruitment section
Securities Lending Times
View the latest issues online now

Sister publications
Asset Servicing Times
www.assetservicingtimes.com

Captive Insurance Times
www.captiveinsurancetimes.com

Real Estate Investment Times
www.realestateinvestmenttimes.com

Media pack [download]
Ad specs [download]
Latest features
Measuring success through data
Feature: Nickolas Delikaris of State Street discusses balance sheet and regulatory woes, and the need for efficient data analytics in securities lending Read more

Mexico
Country profile: Federico Ortega Gilly of Mexico’s Nacional Financiera explains why his country’s securities lending market is ripe for foreign investment Read more

Jerry Friedhoff :: Broadridge Financial Solutions
Interview: Jerry Friedhoff, managing director of securities finance and collateral management at Broadridge, explains how an efficient technology infrastructure can be the salvation of securities lending participants Read more

For more features visit our features section
Latest news
More news
IPPro default image
New head of Prime Consulting
20 May 2010 | Hong Kong | Reporter:
Credit Suisse announced today that it had appointed Vasundhara Pradeep as Head of Prime Consulting Asia Pacific. The creation of this new position demonstrates Credit Suisse's commitment to offering its hedge fund clients the most comprehensive service in the market and underlines the Bank's ambition to become the leading prime broker in the region.

Working closely with the Bank's Prime Services Coverage team, Ms. Pradeep will lead Credit Suisse's efforts to provide its hedge fund clients with consultancy services in business-critical areas such as infrastructure, technology and talent. She joins Credit Suisse as a Director, based in Hong Kong, and will report regionally to Kevin Meehan, Head of Prime Services Coverage Asia Pacific, and globally to Jeremy Siegel, Global Head of Prime Consulting, in New York.

Ms. Pradeep was previously at UBS, where she had been a Director in Prime Brokerage Sales & Business Consulting since 2005. Before that, Ms. Pradeep worked as a Management Consultant with Accenture in London, focusing on prime brokerage and equity finance.

"Our strategy is to work with a select client base of hedge funds and invest heavily in delivering firstclass service to those clients," commented Mr. Meehan. "Vasundhara's appointment strengthens our advisory capabilities and enhances the differentiated value proposition that Credit Suisse offers hedge funds."

Credit Suisse's Prime Consulting unit is a global team of experienced professionals offering front-toend business and technology solutions for start-up and growing hedge fund managers. Prime Consulting also assists start-ups on all critical aspects of launching operations as a hedge fund, including technology, service providers, real estate and talent sourcing. The group also advises more established managers on how to keep their entire infrastructure at a cutting-edge level of sophistication to meet investor demands, and on setting up operations in new locations.

"This appointment is particularly timely given the increasing number of new funds in Asia and global managers seeking to establish a presence in the region," commented Mr. Siegel. "Getting the infrastructure right is a critical factor for new funds or funds that are new to a region as diverse and complex as Asia - it's also a growing priority for investors in hedge funds."

Credit Suisse has continued to invest in its Asia Pacific Prime Services platform over the last year, reflecting Prime Services' position as one of the key client businesses identified by the Bank in its Equities department, along with Cash Equities, Electronic Trading and flow and corporate Equity Derivatives. Matt Pecot was appointed Head of Prime Services Asia Pacific in May 2009, Benjamin Happ was hired as Head of Capital Services Asia Pacific in July 2009 and Deborah Lee joined as a Director in Capital Services in January this year.



FIS: Technology, entertainment and energy take top spots
Technology, entertainment and energy companies earned the most short interest for the week beginning Read more

SIFMA calls for regulatory impact assessment
SIFMA's managing director has urged the US House of Representatives to assess the cumulative impact Read more

IHS Markit releases SFTR solution
IHS Markit has officially entered the Securities Finance Transaction Regulation fray, with a solutio Read more

Cash collateral opened to central banks
Eurosystem central banks will now be able to accept cash collateral in their public sector purchase Read more

ECB to extend APP to December 2017
The European Central Bank will continue with a reduced version of it asset purchase programme until Read more

Securities Lending Times site map
Home
Home

Sitemap

Issue archive
Back issues online
Recruitment
Recruitment

Events and Training
Upcoming events

Upcoming training

Company info
About us

Contact us


Copyright (C) 2016 Black Knight Media Ltd. All rights reserved. No reproduction without prior authorization