Scotiabank’s Prime Services team provides clients with a full-service equity finance operation adding value to global hedge fund and alternative asset managers. Our experienced team of professionals in North America, Europe and Asia, supports multiple asset classes on various regulatory and proprietary margin regimes and provides customized and flexible financing solutions to help clients maximize their capital efficiency. We are committed to understanding the unique needs of our clients to help them grow and develop their business. Our Prime Services team leverages the global resources of Scotiabank to provide extensive industry experience and superior execution capabilities.
|2001||Launched domestic Canadian Prime Brokerage business|
|2005||Established Securities Lending Desk in the U.S. (New York)|
|2006||Launched Canadian Prime Brokerage in the AA-Bank entity
Established Securities Lending desk in Europe (London)
|2008||Launched Securities Lending desk in Asia (Singapore)|
|2009||Enhanced product offering to include financing of U.S. convertible bonds|
|2011|| Launched U.S. Prime Brokerage business in A+ Bank entity
Acquired Synthetic Prime Brokerage business from Daiwa, including a client focused platform
|2012||Partnered with CoreOne Technologies* to deliver fully integrated Prime Brokerage platform including reporting and website access|
|2014||Scotia Capital USA (SCUSA) became OCC clearing members for U.S. Listed Options|
|2016||Launched European Equity Execution Services
Expanded U.S. platform to clear international securities
|2017||Enhanced the platform to include Portfolio Margin in SCUSA, the U.S. broker/dealer|
* CoreOne Technologies is a global leading provider of financial data creation, management and distribution services and solutions.