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Liquid Alternatives

One Complete Solution for Alternative Mutual Funds

Interested in learning more about launching a liquid alternative fund? Looking for a prime broker who can provide a combined financing, servicing and platform access solution for alternative funds?

Prime Services and BNY Mellon offer a complete alternative mutual fund solution that combines prime brokerage, custody and market access in one integrated platform. We can help you manage counterparty risk while improving time to market, maximizing efficiency and streamlining due diligence.


Groundbreaking Solutions for Alternative '40 Act Funds



Our Capabilities


An Industry-Leading Tri-Party Solution

We deliver a unique industry-leading tri-party custody account solution to drive greater efficiency. Our platform leverages the operational integration between prime brokerage and custody by automating collateral movements to and from your custody account. Our complete solution provides access to securities lending, execution, custody and all the servicing and financing functions you need to manage hedge funds, ’40 Act funds or eligible pension funds.


A Wealth of Guidance and Expertise

Education is critical to the continued growth of alternative mutual funds. Investors, asset managers, hedge fund managers, beneficial owners and plan sponsors need to know the distinct opportunities and challenges these funds present—including evolving compliance, regulatory, legal and investment matters.


Broad Platform Access and Opportunities

Pershing is the industry’s largest global business solutions provider, serving more than 1,500 institutional and retail financial organizations and independent registered investment advisors who represent approximately 5 million active investor accounts. Gain visibility to investors through the #1 U.S. clearing firm, supporting broker-dealers, RIAs, banks, insurance companies and self-directed platforms. Learn more about Pershing's  Alternative Investment Solutions

1 Includes brokerage-based individual and plan accounts as of December 31, 2014.
2 Pershing LLC is the #1 U.S. clearing firm ranked by broker-dealer clients. InvestmentNews 2008-2020.

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