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Calyon joins EBS's Prime

Calyon, the French corporate and investment bank, has become the latest prime broker on spot broker EBS's service.

The addition brings the number of banks offering prime brokerage on EBS to seven, joining Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, JP Morgan Chase, the Royal Bank of Scotland and Société Générale.

The service, called EBS Prime, was launched last October. It enables banks using EBS to lease the larger credit lines of prime brokers on the service.

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