NEW YORK, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Israel A. Englander and Co. today announced the expansion of its Prime Services division that will now offer the first and only technology platform offering powerful solutions to both emerging hedge fund managers and investors. The division has been rebranded as Managed Accounts and Prime Services (MA&PS).
Created to serve the needs of the sub-$250 million AUM hedge fund community and investors, MA&PS provides traditional prime brokerage services that are enhanced with customized investment solutions targeting entities that manage or invest capital via a separately managed account (SMA) structure. As business requirements evolve for this growing demographic, MA&PS is specifically designed to offer innovative, scalable and competitively priced solutions delivered with exceptionally high-quality service and support.
The MA&PS platform delivers tools that allow emerging hedge fund managers to easily operate a complex (SMA) infrastructure at extremely reduced costs and time usually not associated with other systems. With a suite of services available to the client, the MA&PS platform can be customized to meet the demands of a client's workflow, while maintaining the flexibility to scale the services as the requirements evolve.
MA&PS also offers customized solutions for Investors seeking access to emerging asset managers through separately managed account allocations. The platform provides investors with a seamless, turnkey solution enabling them to allocate capital while mitigating risk through a fully transparent, self-directed managed account program. MA&PS, leveraging its unique investor and manager client audience, offers a differentiated and fresh approach to capital introduction via the platform.
"MA&PS is a dynamic innovation that is the first of its kind enabling hedge fund managers and investors to utilize comprehensive and value-added services on a single customizable technology platform that will give them competitive and strategic advantages in today's rapidly changing and increasingly complex environment," said I.A. Englander President Stephen Tobias.
The MA&PS platform offers the following services:
- Advanced Data Aggregation Technology
- Customizable Dynamic Reporting
- Investment Compliance & Surveillance
- Real-Time Risk & Analytics
- Portfolio Strategy & Advisory
- Broad Offering of EMS/OMS Applications
- Access to Multiple Execution Venues
- A Multi-Prime Platform
- Integrated Allocations Module
- A Centralized Asset Raising Community
- Trusted Legal, Administrative, Tax/Audit Network
- High Touch Service Model
- Full Mobile Compatibility with Real-Time Alerts
For more information about MA&PS, please visit www.iaenglander.com.
I.A. Englander's Managed Accounts and Prime Services division (MA&PS) is the premier provider of value added, managed account & multi-prime brokerage services for the small and mid-cap hedge fund community and investors. MA&PS offers a customizable platform with cutting-edge technology for risk management and reporting tools supported by experienced professionals delivering competitively priced concierge/white-glove services and support.
About Israel A. Englander & Co.
I. A. Englander was founded in 1977 as a partnership on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and a floor brokerage "boutique." Today, Englander's core options execution business represents a significant share of the daily traded contracts on the NYSE AMEX and the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Dedicated to providing a true value add to its institutional customers, the firm leverages deep rooted relationships, leading edge technology solutions, and high touch service to optimize the client experience.
The firm continues to have a significant presence on the floor of the NYSE Amex and CBOE being strategically positioned to provide clients with direct access to market liquidity.
I.A. Englander is a FINRA and SIPC member.
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