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Tabb FORUM: The Buy Side and Outsourced Trading

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Amanda Perrucci

Amanda Perrucci

For many investment firms, managing their trading infrastructure can be a costly and complex challenge. But buy-side firms can improve execution and save costs by outsourcing all, or parts, of their trading operations. Andrew Walton, head of European business at Tourmaline Partners, shares his experience and observations.

For many investment firms, managing their trading infrastructure can be a costly and complex challenge. Experienced trading professionals must be recruited, technology needs to be maintained and updated, and brokerage counterparties must be reviewed on a regular basis. New regulatory requirements only add to the cost and compliance burden for buy-side managers.

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