Linear Investments expanding into Europe

UK-based boutique prime broker and hedge fund platform Linear has opened its first European office, in Hamburg. Linear has appointed Norman Hartmann as its group chief technology officer and as head of the new office.

These moves underline its increasing drive to provide its global client-base of hedge funds, asset managers, wealth managers, family offices and professional clients support with the most streamlined and efficient suite of front-to-back office services, from execution through to prime brokerage, custody and settlement, it says.