Garden City, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014
Concept Capital Markets, LLC was named Best North American Prime Broker today by Hedgeweek Global Awards in its fifth annual reader nominated survey. The awards are based on a peer review system whereby Hedgeweek’s readers, including institutional and high net worth investors, hedge fund managers, and other industry professionals at fund administrators, prime brokers, custodians, and advisers, are invited to elect a “best in class” in a series of categories via an online survey. The full awards results may be viewed at Hedgeweek’s website, http://www.hedgeweek.com.
“We are grateful to Hedgeweek, its subscribers, and all who cast their vote for our firm,” said Jack Seibald, co-founder and Managing Member. “We aim to earn our clients’ business every day by serving as a trusted and loyal partner, and it is very gratifying for our entire team to be recognized for the services we provide them,” he continued.
“Fund managers face many demands every day as they search out the best possible investment and trading opportunities for their clients’ assets. Our mission at Concept Capital is to deliver the custody, execution and clearing, operational support, and portfolio management and reporting solutions that free our clients to focus on their core competencies. We believe the Concept team is uniquely equipped to understand and anticipate our clients’ needs and preferences because of our diverse set of experiences and skill sets that include launching and managing hedge funds, trading on a variety of execution and order management systems, clearing and settling trades at multiple clearing firms, providing operational and technology support to wide ranging investment strategies, utilizing portfolio reporting technologies, implementing compliance procedures, and raising capital. We continue to invest in technology, talented individuals, as well as regional branches in an effort to deliver the tools and support services that enhance our clients’ ability to manage their businesses. Our comprehensive offering has helped us to win a large number of alternative investment managers as new clients over the past couple of years and at the same time allowed us to retain existing clients at a very high rate,” he concluded.
About Concept Capital Markets, LLC:
Concept Capital offers a comprehensive suite of brokerage and related services that provide traditional and alternative investment managers with solutions that are customizable and scalable. The firm was built by former investment managers to serve hedge fund managers, managed account platforms, institutional investors, family offices, and registered investment advisors with turn-key solutions designed to free its clients to focus on their core competencies. Our offering features world-class custody and clearing options, multi asset class capabilities, leading execution and order management systems, a seasoned execution desk, a range of financing options, a highly professional operations and customer support team, comprehensive portfolio reporting capabilities, and capital introduction. Concept Capital Markets, LLC was established in 2010 following the spin-off of the Concept Capital division of Sanders Morris Harris Inc., whose origins date back to 1995. Concept Capital Markets, LLC is headquartered in Garden City, New York and operates offices in New York City, Greenwich, CT, Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA, Atlanta, GA, and Boca Raton, FL. The firm is registered as a Broker Dealer and Investment Adviser with the SEC, and is a member of FINRA, NFA, and SIPC. For additional information, visit http://www.conceptcapital.com.
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