Credit Suisse Prime Services Tops 2010 Global Custodian Annual Survey

Jun 24, 2010, 07:30 ET from Credit Suisse AG

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Credit Suisse Prime Services has ranked #1 for the second consecutive year in the 2010 Global Custodian Prime Brokerage survey, earning more Best in Class awards than any bank. Among the clients surveyed for the 17th annual survey, Credit Suisse emerged as a leader in scores awarded for reputation. Other highlights include:

  • #1 in the global league tables
  • #1 for funds with $5 -$10 B assets under management
  • #1 for funds with over $10 B assets under management
  • #1 in Canada
  • #1 in Australia
  • #1 in Europe
  • #1 in Japan
  • #1 for multi-prime hedge funds

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"Credit Suisse is grateful for the recognition of our clients in naming us the world's best-in-class prime broker for the second straight year.  The strength and consistency of their feedback – across strategies, regions and hedge fund sizes – validates Credit Suisse's commitment to providing a unique prime brokerage offering," said Philip Vasan, Managing Director of Credit Suisse and Head of Prime Services. "Our Bank's client-focused strategy has kept us very closely aligned with hedge funds and their investors through this last market cycle.  We will continue to deliver innovative solutions to our select clients, whether established or start-up, as we help them outperform through the cycles to come."

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