While Central and Eastern Europe is regarded for the sake of convenience as a single region, securities services providers experience different client priorities and requirements in the individual markets.
North American mutual fund clients have a relatively high opinion of the levels of service provision offered by their administrators. Maintaining that impression in the year ahead will be no mean feat.
This year, the total number of responses recorded in the Prime Brokerage survey increased by roughly a third to almost 2000. At the same time, client perceptions of the service received from their prime brokers appears to be on the rise.