EquiLend

225 Liberty Street
10th Floor
Suite 1020
New York
NY 10281

Contact
Alvin Oh Product Owner, Trading


Telephone
+1 212 901 2282


Email
alvin.oh@equilend.com


Website
www.equilend.com
EquiLend is a leading provider of trading services for the securities finance industry.

EquiLend facilitates STP by using a common standards-based protocol and infrastructure, which automates formerly manual trading processes. Used by borrowers and lenders throughout the world, the EquiLend platform allows for greater efficiency and enables firms to scale their business globally.

Using EquiLend’s complete end-to-end services, including pre- and post-trade, reduces the risk of potential errors. The platform eliminates the need to maintain costly point-to- point connections while allowing firms to drive down unit costs, allowing firms to expand business, move into different markets and increase trading volumes, all without additional spend. This makes the EquiLend platform a cost-efficient choice for all institutions, regardless of size.

Additional contacts

Iain Mackay
Product Owner, Post-Trade Services
Tel: +44 20 7426 4402
iain.mackay@equilend.com

Jonathan Hodder
Global Head, Sales & Marketing
Tel: +44 20 7426 4419
jonathan.hodder@equilend.com

Dow Veeranarong
Head of Product
Tel: +1 212 901 2273
dow.veeranarong@equilend.com


Additional addresses

London
36TH FLOOR,
ONE CANADA SQUARE
LONDON E14 5AA
Tel: +44 20 7426 4426

Hong Kong
LEVEL 19,
TWO INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CENTRE
8 FINANCE STREET
CENTRAL, HONG KONG
Tel: +852 3101 7070

Toronto
The Exchange Tower
130 King Street
Suite 1800, P.O 427
Toronto, ON M5X 1E3
Tel: +1 416 865 3395

EquiLend Features archive
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TA/EquiLend Gateway: A conduit to liquidity
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The EquiLend Gateway App offered by Trading Apps serves as the digital highway between a securities lending business and the EquiLend community. Chris Valentino, sales and client director for the Americas at Trading Apps, explains
The new normal
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Regulation dominated proceedings at EquiLend’s client event in London
EquiLend Interview archive
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Iain Mackay
EquiLend
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Securities finance has an opportunity to make strategic changes that could take it to the next level of sophistication, efficiency and profitability, only if participants work together, according to EquiLend’s Iain Mackay
Tim Keenan and James Palmer
EquiLend
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Swaptimization, the new service from EquiLend, promises to make the total return swaps market more efficient. Tim Keenan and James Palmer explain
Dow Veeranarong
EquiLend
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Following clients’ demands for a consolidated trading system to enable increased executions, EquiLend has unveiled NGT. Global product owner Dow Veeranarong explains the ins and outs
Andrew McCardle
EquiLend
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EquiLend's Andrew McCardle reveals how the trading and post-trade provider has fared in Australia since obtaining regulatory approval for its platform
Brian Lamb
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Following the opening of EquiLend’s Hong Kong office, Securities Lending Times speaks to the company’s CEO, Brian Lamb, about his expectations for the market and how the new office will help local clients
EquiLend News archive
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EquiLend and BondLend break trading record
03 July 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
EquiLend and BondLend experienced a record-breaking trading day across the two platforms on 28 June 2017
EquiLend hires Hollyoake for post-trade team
23 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
EquiLend has secured Emily Hollyoake as a post-trade product specialist
Exclusive: Justin Thiron joins Pirum Systems
22 May 2017 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Pirum Systems have snagged EquiLend’s Justin Thiron for its first onshore presence in North America
OCC and EquiLend partner for CCP project
05 May 2017 | Chicago | Reporter: Drew Nicol
EquiLend Clearing Services has developed a middle-office platform that supports OCC’s market loan programme by processing post-trade functions, including mark-to-market, returns, recalls and other trade lifecycle events
EXCLUSIVE: eSecLending taps Moroney for equity head
10 February 2017 | Boston | Reporter: Drew Nicol
eSecLending has appointed EquiLend’s James Moroney as head of global equities and corporate bond trading, as of 27 February
EquiLend to wind down flagship AutoBorrow
09 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
EquiLend is closing the doors on its long-time flagship AutoBorrow service after widespread migration to its newer Next Generation Trading product
EquiLend secures Pearce for sales
31 January 2017 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
EquiLend has hired Ann-Marie Pearce as associate director of sales in North America...
EquiLend shares SFTR plans
23 November 2016 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
EquiLend is working on a solution to meet the reporting requirements for trades and collateral under the Securities Finance Transaction Regulation...
EquiLend snap up DeGiglio for new CIO role
14 September 2016 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
EquiLend has brought on Ken DeGiglio to the newly created role of chief information officer and join its executive team...
EquiLend acquires AQS
01 August 2016 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
EquiLend has acquired Automated Equity Finance Markets, commonly known as AQS, paving the way for "unprecedented access to central clearing services"...
Exclusive: EquiLend enters the swaps business
02 June 2016 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Trading and post-trade provider EquiLend has launched a new service for total return swaps...
EquiLend recruits Moroney, reveals NGT value
09 May 2016 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
EquiLend has appointed James Moroney as director and trading product specialist...
EquiLend goes live on Eurex's Lending CCP
04 April 2016 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Drew Nicol
EquiLend’s link to Eurex Clearing’s Lending Central Counterparty goes live today...
EXCLUSIVE: DataLend appoints Allen as product owner
11 January 2016 | New York | Reporter: Drew Nicol
DataLend, the securities finance market data division of EquiLend, has appointed Nancy Allen as product owner, effective immediately...
McDonald takes chair in EquiLend board reshuffle
07 December 2015 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
James McDonald of State Street has taken over as chair of EquiLend Holdings...
EquiLend joins Eurex Clearing’s Lending CCP
16 September 2015 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
EquiLend has connected its securities lending platform to Eurex Clearing’s central counterparty service...
Exclusive: EquiLend’s NGT platform goes live
28 April 2015 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
EquiLend successfully rolled out its Next Generation Trading securities finance trading platform on 27 April, with clients from around the world already having executed trades...
EquiLend and BondLend launch Trade Match
01 April 2015 | New York | Reporter: Stephen Durham
EquiLend and BondLend have launched Trade Match, which provides an automated way to compare pre-settlement, cross-product securities finance transactions...
EquiLend heads down under
14 October 2014 | New York | Reporter: Stephen Durham
EquiLend has received regulatory clearance from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission to operate its securities finance trading platform domestically in the market...
EquiLend breaks new ground in South Africa
04 July 2014 | New York | Reporter: Stephen Durham
On 1 July, Absa Bank, the South African banking entity of Barclays Group Africa, became the first-ever domestic South African entity to execute a securities finance trade via the EquiLend trading platform...
EquiLend recruits for post-trade services
17 June 2014 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
EquiLend has appointed Iain Mackay as product owner for post-trade services, effective immediately. He is based in London...
Asia trade volume hits new highs for EquiLend
05 March 2014 | Hong Kong | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
In February, 40,672 trades were executed on EquiLend’s securities finance trading platforms in Asia. The previous monthly trading record in Asia was 33,554...
EquiLend sees record February volumes
12 February 2014 | New York | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
EquiLend is using its record volumes seen in February to promote its consolidated trading platform...
EquiLend and BondLend develop new system
16 October 2013 | New York | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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EquiLend and BondLend have kicked off the development of a new securities finance trading system that will provide a venue for bilateral trading of general collateral, and warm and hot securities...
EquiLend and BNY Mellon chain up their RQV
15 August 2013 | New York | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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Anticipating demand for timely settlement of collateral, EquiLend has created a new triparty connectivity service helps to expedite the agreement and communication of required value (RQV) figures...
Bob Egan takes on EquiLend role
13 August 2013 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
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Former Kellner Capital securities lending senior vice president Bob Egan is consulting with EquiLend...
Oscar Huettner to leave BondLend role
11 July 2013 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
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Oscar Huettner is leaving EquiLend, the company has confirmed. The BondLend global product manager is departing “to pursue other interests”...
EquiLend partners with Finadium and FinTuition
05 March 2013 | New York | Reporter: Jenna Jones
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EquiLend University, the global training programme of EquiLend, will be run in partnership with Finadium in North America and FinTuition in EMEA and Asia...
SunGard steps up the fight for securities lending data
11 February 2013 | New York | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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SunGard has launched a global, 24-hour real-time streaming of live securities lending transactions through its Astec Analytics solution suite, competing with offerings from EquiLend and Markit Securities Finance...
DataLend upgrades for user experience
15 January 2013 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
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New enhancements and features have been added to EquiLend’s data service for the securities finance industry, DataLend, including an ability to access a pre-defined list of securities to return metrics for a selected business date...
EquiLend goes live with DataLend
02 January 2013 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
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Securities finance trading and post-trade services provider EquiLend has entered the data market with the launch of DataLend...
EquiLend enters data business
20 June 2012 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
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EquiLend is introducing a new market data provider for the global securities finance market. DataLend will launch later in 2012...
Exclusive: EquiLend lands Japanese trust bank
23 May 2012 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
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Securities finance trading and post-trade services provider EquiLend has signed up Japanese trust bank SuMi Trust (Sumitomo Mitsui) to its platform...
EquiLend and BNY Mellon team up to automate RQV communication
09 May 2012 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
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Trading and post-trade service provider EquiLend will work with BNY Mellon to migrate the communication of Triparty Required Value (RQV) figures from email to an automated process using the company’s triparty automated deal matching (ADM) platform.
EquiLend optimizes collateral reconciliation service
11 April 2012 | New York | Reporter: Georgina Lavers
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EquiLend has updated their collateral reconciliation service ‘Contract Comparison’...
EquiLend's Trade Optimisation keeps on rising
05 March 2011 | New York | Reporter: Ben Wilkie
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EquiLend's Trade Optimisation keeps on rising....
EXCLUSIVE: Brown joins EquiLend
30 January 2012 | London | Reporter: Justin Lawson
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EquiLend Europe adds to client relationship management & sales team...
Equilend sees jump in securities lending
29 September 2011 | New York | Reporter: Anna Reitman
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EquiLend has announced a 16 per cent jump in the number of borrowing and lending transactions on its platform since the start of 2011...
EXCLUSIVE: EquiLend Europe expands business development team
11 July 2011 | London | Reporter: Justin Lawson
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EquiLend expands their European business development team with the appointment of Charlotte Peace as business development associate, based in London, where she is responsible for working with existing and prospective clients.
Exclusive: RBC Dexia signs on to EquiLend
28 June 2011 | New York | Reporter: Ben Wilkie
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EquiLend is pleased to welcome RBC Dexia Investor Services to the EquiLend community. The company will be a solid addition to EquiLend’s preeminent securities finance clients on its trading and post-trade platform.
ZKB signs on to use EquiLend’s AutoBorrow
23 May 2011 | London | Reporter: Justin Lawson
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Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB) has signed on to use EquiLend’s trading and post trade services. ZKB initially plans to utilize the automated securities finance platform to lend their securities via EquiLend’s AutoBorrow and Availability service
EXCLUSIVE: EquiLend introduces bidding to AutoBorrow service
28 April 2011 | New York | Reporter: Ben Wilkie
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EquiLend has introduced bidding to its AutoBorrow messaging service...
Hodder to join EquiLend
28 March 2011 | London | Reporter: Ben Wilkie
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Jonathan Hodder will join EquiLend on 4th April, 2011 as vice president and global head of communications and media relations...
EXCLUSIVE: EquiLend announces record trading numbers
10 February 2011 | New York | Reporter: Ben Wilkie
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EquiLend announced this month that the company executed the highest number of trades across their platform since its 2001 inception...
Kellner DiLeo & Co. opts for EquiLend
28 January 2011 | New York | Reporter: Justin Lawson
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EquiLend, has announced that Kellner DiLeo & Co., (KDC), has signed on to use its services. KDC will utilize EquiLend’s post trade services to facilitate automation and efficient maintenance of their securities financing positions.
First transactions on EquiLend via OCC
19 January 2011 | New York | Reporter: Steven Lafferty
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EquiLend clients have utilised the EquiLend platform to execute equity trade transactions which were centrally cleared via the OCC (Options Clearing Corporation)...
Key European hires in securities lending
05 January 2011 | London | Reporter: Justin Lawson
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EquiLend Europe has announced the appointment of Yuka Hasumi as Business Development Associate and Armina Raufi as Product Development Associate at the company’s London headquarters.
Northern Trust executives elected to leadership posts
24 December 2010 | Chicago | Reporter: Steven Lafferty
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Northern Trust is pleased that two leaders of its Global Securities Lending group have been elected to senior positions within the industry. Jeff Benner, Deputy Head of Global Securities Lending, was elected Chairman of the EquiLend Holding LLC Board
BNY Mellon transacts $500m over EquiLend's Trade2O Service
23 November 2010 | New York | Reporter: Justin Lawson
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EquiLend announced today that BNY Mellon utilized their service, Trade2O, for over $500 million in trades last week of international equities.
EquiLend sign up Daiwa Capital Markets
15 November 2010 | London | Reporter: Justin Lawson
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Daiwa Capital Markets ("Daiwa"), one of Japan’s leading investment banks, has signed up to use EquiLend services in Japan.
Congratulations Claire
06 October 2010 | New York | Reporter: Justin Lawson
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Securities Lending Times and Publisher Justin Lawson would like to congratulate a good friend on her latest career move. Claire McKinlay has been named business development & marketing associate at EquiLend
EquiLend Obtains Regulatory Approval
28 September 2009 | New York | Reporter:
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EquiLend has recently announced that they have obtained regulatory approval as an alternative trading system (ATS) in Ontario, Canada. The approval by the Ontario Securities Commission and the Investment Industry Regulatory....
CIBC Mellon To Adopt
30 September 2009 | London | Reporter:
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CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services Company announced that it will implement EquiLend's suite of services to encourage greater efficiency in securities borrowing and lending, and to increase revenue potential for its clients....