ISLA 24th Annual Securities Finance and Collateral Management Conference 2015
 

4sight Financial Software is an independent software solutions provider, with eighteen years of experience and offices and clients worldwide. A full spectrum of buy and sell side firms use 4sight’s software and 4sight offers the reliability and experience of a company with a proven track-record. 4sight’s product range includes solutions for Securities Lending & Repo, Synthetic Finance, Collateral Management and Collateral Optimisation. For further details, please visit: www.4sight.com




Tools for locating stock, managing supply and demand, and automated dealing are what you can get from Anetics.  Offered as a hosted solution, setup and deployment takes weeks not months.  Help satisfy the regulatory requirements related to short-selling; handle customer billing for pre-borrows, holds and open short positions; provide automated booking of large blocks of contracts (no matter what system or service provider you may use).  Anetics have the experience and ability to add value to most any desk.



BNP Paribas has a presence in 75 countries with more than 185,000 employees, including 145,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its two core activities: Retail Banking & Services (comprised of Domestic Markets and International Financial Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific.



BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. As of Dec. 31, 2014, BNY Mellon had $28.5 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.7 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com, or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon.



CACEIS is the asset servicing banking group dedicated to institutional and corporate clients. Through offices across Europe, North America and Asia, CACEIS offers a broad range of services covering execution, clearing, depositary and custody, fund administration, middle office outsourcing, forex, securities lending, fund distribution support and issuer services. With assets under custody of €2.4 trillion and assets under administration of €1.4 trillion, CACEIS is one of the world market leaders in asset servicing, the second depositary bank and the leading fund administrator for European funds (figures as of 31 December 2014).




Calypso is a leading provider of cross-asset front-to-back technology solutions for financial markets. It provides customers with a single platform for consolidation, innovation and growth. With 17 years experience delivering software and services for trading, risk management, processing and accounting, the Calypso solution helps bring simplicity to complex business and technology challenges. Calypso solutions address needs for the capital markets, investment management, clearing, collateral, treasury and liquidity.  



Clearstream is part of the Deutsche Börse Group and provides post-trade services to financial and corporate customers in more than 100 countries with access to 54 markets. Our triparty repo services through our Global Liquidity Hub provide corporate treasurers with a safe, flexible, collateralised money market product with innovative options including a unique ‘one time’ master repurchase agreement (CRCs) and end-to-end integration with vendors such as 360T. With access to trade reporting services via REGIS-TR and OTC derivative clearing via Eurex, the Deutsche Börse Group offers a ‘one-stop-shop’ for all your treasury activities. www.clearstream.com




Comyno is a software development and consulting firm specialising in Securities Finance. Working with banks, asset managers, agents and CCP’s we deliver enhanced functionality and integration across all parts of the process from trade to settlement. Our expertise combines business and technology to provide tailored and flexible solutions. For further details, please visit: www.comyno.com/securitiesfinance; For enquiries, you might contact us on www.comyno.com/en/contact.



Credit Suisse is one of the world's leading financial services providers. As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse is able to offer clients its expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset management from a single source. Credit Suisse provides specialist advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high net worth private clients worldwide, and also to retail clients in Switzerland. Further information about Credit Suisse can be found at www.credit-suisse.com.



DBV-X is an EU regulated market for collateral and secured deposits, targeted at firms of varying sizes and constituencies including asset managers, insurers, hedge funds, corporates and banks.  Everyone signs a single standard legal agreement to join DBV-X and a credit limit framework gives everyone full control over the products and counterparties they are willing to use, thereby enabling a peer-to-peer market to flourish.  Using standardised products and processes, firms have access to a range of maturities, currencies and collateral options, with a choice of Tri-Party or CCP Cleared trades.  Providing pre-trade anonymity and price transparency, DBV-X is free to join, inexpensive and makes counterparty diversification easy.




Dealreporter is a specialist news and analysis service providing forward-looking, actionable intelligence on current and expected corporate events. Its journalists deliver the latest coverage on M&A, special situations, corporate credit names and ECM transactions. For further information, please see: www.dealreporter.com




Deutsche Bank is a leading solutions provider to the hedge fund industry. We partner with clients by providing the multi-asset financing solutions and global access they need.  Global Prime Finance is a gateway to the full capabilities of Deutsche Bank: from investment research to capital introductions and synthetic equity to our integrated financing platform. With a global reach extends to over 90% of the investable markets around the world. 



EquiLend is a leading provider of trading and post-trade services for the securities finance industry with offices in New York, London, Hong Kong and Toronto. EquiLend is backed by 10 global financial institutions: BlackRock, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan Clearing, J.P. Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Northern Trust, State Street and UBS. Used by securities borrowers and lenders globally, the EquiLend platform (for equities) and BondLend platform (for fixed income) automate formerly manual trading and post-trade processes in the securities finance industry. DataLend, the securities finance market data division of EquiLend, provides highly cleansed and standardized securities finance data covering all asset classes, regions and markets globally.



Eurex Clearing is one of the leading central counterparties globally – assuring the safety and integrity of markets while providing innovation in risk management and clearing technology. We clear the broadest scope of products under a single framework in Europe – both listed and OTC – including derivatives, equities, bonds, secured funding and securities financing.  Eurex Clearing pioneers the market by offering Europe's first central clearing service for the securities lending industry. It not only supports the safety and efficiency of the market but also combines it with the flexibility of the special bilateral relationship structure. Eurex Clearing is part of Eurex Group. www.eurexclearing.com





Eurex Repo is the leading provider for international financing in the secured money market business (repo and securities lending). Its highly liquid marketplace combines electronic trading, with the efficiency and safety of clearing as well as standardised collateral management and settlement for secured funding and financing transactions - and is continuously growing. Since 1999, Eurex Repo operates various secured funding markets for banks and corporate clients with a total of more than 130 participants in 15 different countries and more than 1,200 registered users. The Euro Repo, GC Pooling as well as the SecLend Market offer trading opportunities with a fully integrated trading, clearing and settlement. www.eurexrepo.com



Euroclear - Post Trade Made Easy With more than EUR 800 billion of daily collateral movements through its triparty service, Euroclear offers access to the widest range of counterparties across multiple products and asset classes. Euroclear’s global Collateral Highway delivers secure and efficient triparty securities lending services enabling you to source the high quality assets you need. www.euroclear.com



ICMA is the only trade association to grow up alongside the development of the cross-border capital markets. Not linked to any one national market, ICMA has promoted the development of efficient global capital markets for close to 50 years. ICMA’s code of industry-driven rules and recommendations is followed by its members and sets the recognised standard for best practice in the primary, secondary and repo markets for international fixed income and related instruments.



ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin offering services through its operating companies. The purpose of ING is empowering people to stay a step ahead in life and in business. ING’s more than 50,000 employees and offer retail and commercial banking services to customers in over 40 countries. ING’s Global Securities Finance (GSF) division develops and executes trading activities encompassing both fixed income and equities. GSF’s product capabilities, global presence, and asset class expertise means that we can deliver highly customized, securities finance solutions to our Financial Institution, Corporate, Bank, and Hedge Fund clients.



JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The Firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. J.P. Morgan serves many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients. www.jpmorganchase.com.



The LCH.Clearnet Group is a leading multi-asset class and multi-national clearing house, serving major exchanges and trading platforms as well as a range of OTC markets. LCH.Clearnet's world-class risk management framework provides exceptional levels of protection to international markets, as has been proven through the management of past defaults. As demand for robust clearing services continues to grow, LCH.Clearnet is committed to achieving the highest standards of risk management across all asset classes cleared. LCH.Clearnet Group is majority owned by London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L), a diversified international exchange group that sits at the heart of the world's financial community.




For 25 years, Lombard Risk (LSE: LRM) has delivered industry-leading risk management and regulatory compliance solutions to the financial services industry and large corporations around the world. Our proven global solutions reduce the risk inherent in collateralised trading operations, enable firms to measure and manage liquidity and meet the demands of global regulators. Our 300+ clients include over 30 of the worldTop 50 banks, nearly half of the banks operating in the UK (where our corporate headquarters is located), as well as several industry leading banking businesses, investment firms, asset managers, hedge funds, fund administrators and large corporations worldwide. For further details, please visit: Lombard Risk Collateral Management: http://www.lombardrisk.com/products/risk-management/colline




Markit is a leading global diversified provider of financial information services. We provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Our customers include banks, hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, regulators, auditors, fund administrators and insurance companies. Founded in 2003, we employ over 3,500 people in 10 countries. Markit shares are listed on Nasdaq under the symbol MRKT. For more information, please see www.markit.com.




Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, and investment management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries. For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.



Founded in 1986, Murex has developed an unmatched competence in the design and implementation of integrated trading, risk management, collateral and clearing solutions for buy- and sell-side financial institutions located across the globe. Murex provides with its MX.3™ platform an enterprise collateral management solution for bilateral or cleared OTC, repo or securities lending, and exchange-traded derivatives products. This includes bilateral BCBS/IOSCO WGMR and CCP margining, a real-time inventory with a flexible optimization engine, and a powerful STP workflow manager providing connectivity to TriResolve, MarginSphere and Swift.



National Bank of Canada Financial Markets is the trade name of the capital markets and wholesale banking division of National Bank of Canada and its dealer subsidiaries. National Bank of Canada and its subsidiaries form one of Canada’s leading integrated financial groups with the Bank having been named among the 20 strongest banks in the world by Bloomberg Markets magazine 2013.  National Bank of Canada Financial Markets is an active player in international capital markets through our offices in New York, London, Dublin and Hong Kong.   For more information on National Bank of Canada Financial Markets please visit www.nbfm.ca and on National Bank of Canada please visit www.nbc.ca



Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Nomura’s Prime Finance offering offers multi-asset class solutions via margin, synthetic and repo routes to market. We have global stock borrowing capabilities and specialize in hard-to-borrow and event names. We are ‘Best in Class’ for APAC stock lending (Global Investor ISF Survey 2014) with unparalleled access to over $700bn of Asian inventory. www.nomura.com/primefinance



Northern Trust clients have the opportunity to optimise the value of their portfolios by establishing securities lending programmes tailored to their risk and return profiles. Leveraging superior investment management capabilities, we are leaders in securities lending, operating trading centers throughout Asia Pacific, Europe, the United States, and Canada to take advantage of markets throughout the world 24-hours a day. Consistently recognized as a top lender, we maintain an exceptional 34-year track record, and our personnel hold senior positions at organisations including the PASLA, ISLA, ASLA, the RMA, CASLA and EquiLend. 


Pirum provides innovative post-trade automation services for the Securities Finance sector.  Our centralised processing hub seamlessly links market participants together allowing them to reconcile and automate key trade life-cycle events in near real-time. This centralised model also allows clients to connect to our partner market infrastructure providers such as tri-party agents, central clearers and market data vendors.  Participants benefit from increased processing efficiency, reduced operational risk, improved profitability and reduced internal IT build requirements.



PrimeOne Solutions is the world’s only full-service Prime Finance suite of software. Through corporate acquisitions and platform lift-outs from major investment banks, PrimeOne offers state of the art technology across Cash PB, Synthetic PB, and Securities Lending and Client Reporting. A low-cost value proposition at 80% less than internal build / operating cost combined, with ultra-fast time to market and a global team of prime finance industry professionals. SwapOne - Buy Side: Global swaps consolidation platform for Institutional Hedge Funds and Asset Managers. 



Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We employ approximately 78,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 39 other countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com. RBC supports a broad range of community initiatives through donations, sponsorships and employee volunteer activities. In 2014, we contributed more than $111 million to causes worldwide, including donations and community investments of more than $76 million and $35 million in sponsorships.



Scotiabank's Global Banking and Markets division provides corporate and investment banking and capital markets products and services to corporate, institutional and government clients across the globe. The Bank has over 30 Global Banking and Markets offices around the world and more than 300 relationship managers, organized around industry specialties. For more information, please visit www.gbm.scotiabank.com. Scotiabank is a leading financial services provider in over 55 countries and Canada's most international bank. Through our team of more than 86,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates offer a broad range of products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management, corporate and investment banking to over 21 million customers. With assets of $806 billion (as at October 31, 2014), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (TSX: BNS) and New York (NYSE: BNS) Exchanges. For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.



Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking. At the core of Societe Generale’s universal banking business model, the Corporate & Investment Bank is a well-diversified and leading player with nearly 10 500 professionals present in more than 31 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. Standing by its clients across sectors, the Corporate & Investment Bank tailors solutions for them by capitalising on its worldwide expertise in investment banking, global finance, and global markets. www.sgcib.com



State Street offers clients extensive global securities financing capabilities backed by a robust operational and risk management infrastructure. We have trading desks in London, Boston, Hong Kong, Toronto and Sydney. And, with wide-ranging, flexible collateral options and an asset inventory of more than $3.25 trillion (as of September 30, 2014), our experienced local financing professionals are armed to help create the right programme to support your trading strategies – whatever the market conditions. For more information, visit www.statestreet.com/securitiesfinance.


Stonewain Systems Inc. develops software solutions for the securities finance industry. Spire™, our modular and scalable securities finance platform, leads the industry as a comprehensive fully integrated front, mid, and back office solution. Stonewain’s deep domain knowledge lends itself to a high level of industry specific functionality resulting in accelerated workflows, greater operational efficiencies and lower costs. Stonewain’s reputation for reliable service and innovative products remains the cornerstone of our success.



SunGard’s modular suite of securities finance and collateral management solutions helps all types of securities finance market participants achieve greater transparency, efficiency and automation. Our solution supports stock borrowing and lending, repo trading and enterprise collateral management. SunGard’s same-day, aggregated global securities lending data also helps firms analyze the latest prices and movements in the markets. With a choice of delivery options, from installed to fully managed services, SunGard is the solution partner to fulfill all your securities finance and collateral needs. For more information, please visit www.sungard.com/securitiesfinance and www.sungard.com/enterprisecollateral



Trading Apps has a track record of success in developing and deploying cutting edge software to meet the securities finance demands of global investment banks, lenders, hedge funds and other wholesale financial institutions. By leveraging our robust application building platform known as Glass, Trading Apps brings immediate return on your investment and tangible results, whether it is identifying opportunities in your trading book or reducing operational inefficiencies.



UBS draws on its 150-year heritage to serve private, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as retail clients in Switzerland. Its business strategy is centered on its pre-eminent global wealth management businesses and its leading universal bank in Switzerland, complemented by its Global Asset Management business and its Investment Bank, with a focus on capital efficiency and businesses that offer a superior structural growth and profitability outlook. Headquartered in Zurich and Basel, Switzerland, UBS has offices in more than 50 countries, including all major financial centers, and approximately 60,000 employees. UBS AG is the parent company of the UBS Group (Group). Under Swiss company law, UBS AG is organized as an Aktiengesellschaft, a corporation that has issued shares of common stock to investors. The operational structure of the Group comprises the Corporate Center and five business divisions: Wealth Management, Wealth Management Americas, Retail & Corporate, Global Asset Management and the Investment Bank