Ambitious plans: profile of Newedge

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Philippe Teilhard de Chardin, global head of the prime brokerage group at Newedge in London, is quick to dispel the myth that Newedge is a one-trick prime broker with expertise only in managed futures and commodity trading advisors.

The merger in January 2008 of Calyon Financial and Fimat to form Newedge gave the prime brokerage side a new impetus, says Teilhard de Chardin. He points out that Fimat already had product lines and expertise in different areas including futures, foreign exchange and