Banks offer capital intro to hedge funds

"There are informal programmes where we introduce capital to funds, whether it is from our associated asset management firm, internal from proprietary trading or sourced from a private client," said one head of institutional FX at a European Bank in London.

A head of FX advisory at another European bank said its programme of capital introduction conferences has been very successful, and the bank has seen the benefit in terms of trade volume. "Nothing is requested, but it is assumed that in re