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a complete turnkey solution for

Hedge & Mutual Funds

that provides trading, clearing, and reporting
capability on over 100 market destinations
worldwide from a single account

Our Hedge and Mutual Fund accounts let Investment Managers set up different structures to meet their needs.



All our Fund Accounts offer the following benefits:

  • A User Access Rights system that allows you to assign different managerial roles and client accounts to individual employees within your organization.
  • Trades can be given up pre-trade or post-trade to multiple prime locations or taken up from an executing broker.
  • Risk-based Portfolio Margin or Reg T Margin Accounts.
  • Accounts are accepted from residents of all countries except those countries that are prohibited by the US Office of Foreign Assets Control. Click here for a list of available countries.

We offer three types of Fund account structures

All three give institutions the flexibility of trade execution, clearing and prime broker services all within the same account.

Single Fund

Single Fund

Multiple Fund Account

Multiple Fund Account

Allocation Fund Account

Omnibus Fund Account
  • A single fund with multiple users.
  • Can have multiple Separate Trading Limit (STL) sub accounts with the following characteristics:
    • Master, sub accounts and users are part of the same legal entity.
    • Funds are deposited in the master account and transferred between the master and sub accounts to control individual trader limits.
    • Initial margining is determined for each individual account, while maintenance margining is determined at a consolidated account level.
    • Master users can set trading limits on individual sub accounts based on order size and value.
  • Link to Administrators for the purpose of providing administratrive services such as reporting to your clients. Shop for registered Administrators at the Administrator Marketplace.
  • One or more fund accounts managed by an Investment Manager.
  • The Investment Manager can add separately managed client accounts.
  • Each Fund account can be owned by a separate legal entity and is credit-managed separately.
  • Execute trades for multiple Funds in an Allocation Account and assign trades before the end of the day to specific cleared Fund Accounts.
  • Pre-trade allocation tools.
  • Link to Administrators for the purpose of providing administratrive services such as reporting to your clients. Shop for registered Administrators at the Administrator Marketplace.
  • An allocation account for trade executions that allows for end of day give-up of trades to accounts at third-party prime brokers.
Single Fund Account
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Multiple Fund Account
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Allocation Fund Account
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For information regarding your account, contact Interactive Brokers by clicking here.

For information on SIPC coverage on your account, visit www.sipc.org or call SIPC at 1 (202) 371-8300.

Interactive Brokers LLC is a member of NYSE, FINRA, SIPC