Upcoming events
The latest Securities Lending industry events
April 2017
26-27
Leading industry participants have joined together to give institutional investors a fresh look on securities finance in a changing regulatory environment....
May 2017
3-5
One of the most internationally respected events for the global debt capital markets, it brings together the global financial community to discuss market and regulatory developments.
May 2017
15-17
The 17th annual European Pensions & Investments Summit is the ultimate meeting point, bringing elite buyers and sellers together.
May 2017
18-19
In 2017 we are organizing our 6th Annual Collateral Management Forum, which has now made its name on the market thanks to our returning participants and sponsors.
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Delta Capita acquires Appendium
27 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Business and technology consultancy Delta Capita has acquired Appendium as it gears up to launch a securities finance utility later this year
Squawker launches equity finance platform
27 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
The new platform provides a central hub for European equity finance participants to bring the execution of their equity hedge trades on-exchange. Squawker said six investment banks are participating
Borrowers becoming increasingly picky
26 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Risk-weighted asset ratings under Basel III are dictating the attractiveness of lenders’ assets, heard attendees of the Finadium Investors in Securities Lending Conference in London
Tesla may finally break its shorting cycle
26 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Short sellers have been consistently closing positions, reducing their exposure to Tesla by some 16 percent, since 20 March
State Street taps Sporn for enhanced custody team
26 April 2017 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Sporn brings 15 years of securities lending experience to State Street’s enhanced custody team
New faces on DTCC board of directors
25 April 2017 | New York | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
DTCC has appointed four new members to its board of directors
NEX Group pairs ENSO and RSRCHX for MiFID II solution
25 April 2017 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
The NEX Group's ENSO, a centralised treasury management solution for the buy side, is set to expand its broker vote tool to include research consumption for the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive
Features
The latest features from Securities Lending Times
Tred McIntire, formerly head of Goldman Sachs Agency Lending and a member of the RMA executive committee, gives his thoughts on how Donald Trump’s presidency will come to bear on regulation of financial services
Efficient collateral management can be an untapped well of significant savings in a number of areas, according to Phil Morgan of Pirum
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It should be clear that standing still is not an option, as Ross Bowman, who works in securities finance business development at BNP Paribas Securities Services, explains
BNY Mellon explains how peer-to-peer trading is transforming securities finance
Fresh opportunities are arising and perceptions are changing for securities lending in Australia, as Dane Fannin and Mark Snowdon of Northern Trust explain
eSecLending’s Simon Lee explains how tweaking your collateral parameters can significantly improve your securities lending revenue
The industry turned its focus to South Korea as participants came together in Seoul for the PASLA/RMA Conference on Asian Securities Lending
IMN’s Beneficial Owners’ International Securities Finance & Collateral Management Conference in Florida saw many lenders shut down agents’ calls for the terms of their strategies to be revised
Country profiles
The latest country profiles from Securities Lending Times
Being an exciting emerging market is all well and good, but how long can that status really apply before interest wanes? India is doing its best not to find out
Hugh Leonard, director of repo sales at Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, explains how the Australian market has excelled in recent years
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Securities lending is in a strong place in Australia. Dane Fannin, head of capital markets in the Asia Pacific at Northern Trust, explains the available opportunities
Federico Ortega Gilly of Mexico’s Nacional Financiera explains why his country’s securities lending market is ripe for foreign investment
Russia’s National Settlement Depository has had a busy year making its securities finance market more robust and attractive to outside investors. The CSD’s Alina Akchurina explains the innovations being implemented
South Africa’s securities lending industry is on the verge of embracing a modern T+3 settlement cycle that could boost the country’s market
Experts on Canada’s securities lending industry discuss the market’s qualities compared to others, finding it to be a strong source of HQLAs
A difficult end to 2015 has not deterred securities borrowers and lenders in Asia, where certain markets enjoyed significant growth and offered new opportunities
Interviews
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