ISLA 25th Annual Securities Finance and Collateral Management Conference 2016
 
Sponsors and Exhibitors


4sight Financial Software is an independent software solutions provider, founded in 2003 and with 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. 4sight’s software helps financial institutions to improve efficiency, respond to regulatory change and control risk. 4sight also provides project management, consultancy services and customer support through its global network of offices. For further details, please visit: www.4sight.com




Fully integrated in the BNP Paribas Group, BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking (www.cib.bnpparibas.com) is a leading provider of solutions to two client franchises: corporate and institutional, and operates across EMEA (Europe Middle East Africa), APAC (Asia Pacific) and the Americas. The bank is a global leader in Debt Capital Markets and Derivatives. It is a top European house in Equity Capital Markets and it has leading franchises in Specialized Financing. In Securities Services, it is a top five House worldwide. BNP Paribas CIB strives to service the global economy by providing solutions to its clients in financing (ECM, DCM, specialized financing), flow banking (trade finance and cash management), financial advisory (M&A, project finance), global markets (interest rates, credit, foreign exchange, equity derivatives), risk management, and securities services.



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, 2015, BNY Mellon had $28.9 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.6 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. Follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon or visit our newsroom at www.bnymellon.com/newsroom for the latest company news.



CACEIS is the asset servicing banking group of Crédit Agricole 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 €2.3 trillion and assets under administration of €1.5 trillion, CACEIS is a European leader in asset servicing and one of the major players worldwide.





Calypso Technology, Inc. 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 18 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. Clients can benefit from greater efficiency, improved risk management, better allocation of capital, faster regulatory compliance, quicker time to market and reduced TCO.  Calypso Technology offers solutions that improve reliability, adaptability and scalability. Calypso is used by over 34,000 market professionals in over 60 countries representing more than 200 financial institutions across Asia, Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Calypso Technology has over 800 staff in 22 global offices, with headquarters in San Francisco, California.





Clearstream’s Global Liquidity Hub: from strength to strength 
Strength and expertise are the solid foundation supporting Clearstream. We are a successful, mature provider of securities services with a stable AA credit rating. Our Global Liquidity Hub delivers integrated collateral management services in cash, fixed income, equities and funds. Liquidity Hub key products include collateral transformation, optimisation, repos and initial CCP margining. Clearstream leverages the combined knowledge of the different entities of Deutsche Boerse Group to create innovative products for the entire securities lifecycle. www.clearstream.com




Comyno is a software and consulting firm with a clear commitment to the financial services industries. Our customers appreciate the premium software and consultancy services offered - based on market standards, but at the same time tailored to their specific needs. Working with banks, asset managers, agents and CCPs we deliver enhanced functionality and integration across all parts of the process chains. Our expertise combines business and technology to provide tailored and flexible solutions.



Crédit Agricole CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Crédit Agricole Group, the world’s n°9 largest bank by total assets (The Banker, July 2015). It offers its clients a comprehensive range of products and services structured around six major divisions: Client Coverage & International Network, International Trade & Transaction Banking, Global Investment Banking, Structured Finance, Global Markets and Debt Optimisation & Distribution.




DBV-X is launching regulated markets in both the EU and US for collateral and secured deposits, targeting firms of varying sizes and constituencies including corporates. Every participant 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 – “Uber for cash & collateral”



Price-sensitive information for equity and fixed incomeDealreporter tracks and analyses current and expected corporate events, focusing on M&A, special situations, ECM and DCM transactions, and global regulatory issues. Hedge funds, fund managers and investment banks use Dealreporter to gain valuable insights that help them manage risk and make profitable investment decisions. www.dealreporter.com




Deutsche Bank provides commercial and investment banking, retail banking, transaction banking and asset and wealth management products and services to corporations, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses, and private individuals. Deutsche Bank is Germany’s leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific.



ELIXIUM is a platform for repo and reverse repo. Providing substantially accelerated counterparty diversification and supporting pre trade anonymity, ELIXIUM will offer a deep liquidity pool for those institutions interested in placing cash on a fully collateralised basis or seeking funding against their inventory. Our standardised model also enable users to perform collateral transformations. Those who have signalled their intent to use Elixium include; banks, asset managers, corporate treasurers, insurers, sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds and CCPs. ELIXIUM is an MTF (multilateral trading facility) operated by Tradition (UK) Ltd. For further details, please visit:  www.elixium.com





 


Eurex Clearing is one of the leading central counterparties globally – assuring the safety and integrity of markets while providing innovation in risk management, clearing technology and client asset protection. Eurex Clearing provides fully-automated, straight-through post-trade services for derivatives, equities, bonds and secured funding & financing, as well as industry-leading risk management technologies. 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 a 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’s global Collateral Highway mobilises more than EUR 900 billion of collateral daily through an all-encompassing collateral management product suite. Offering access to the widest range of counterparties across geographies, the Collateral Highway is the proven, safe and cost efficient solution to meet all your liquidity needs. www.euroclear.com




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 Chase, 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 aggregated, anonymized, cleansed and standardized securities finance data covering all asset classes, regions and markets globally.




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




 



Since the development of the cross-border capital markets, ICMA has promoted the effective functioning of global capital markets. ICMA’s rules and recommendations set the recognised standard for best practice in the primary, secondary and repo markets. The Association has 500 member firms in 60 countries, including issuers, intermediaries and investors.


ING Group (“ING”) is a global financial institution rooted in Europe. It offers services internationally through its operating company, ING Bank, and NV aims to empower people to stay a step ahead in life and in business. ING Bank’s more than 50,000 employees and offers 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.




ION Trading Technologies empowers financial institutions worldwide to automate and scale mission critical activities. Built on over 25 years of repo and securities lending experience, Anvil 9 sets the new market standard in electronic and voice trading for Repo, Securities Lending and Collateral Management across Fixed Income and Equities. Anvil 9 helps users streamline their trade capture and maintenance activities, freeing them to focus on the true exceptions.

 

 



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.


LCH 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’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 is committed to achieving the highest standards of risk management across all asset classes cleared.





Markit is a leading global 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 4,000 people in 11 countries. Markit shares are listed on Nasdaq under the symbol MRKT. For more information, please visit www.markit.com


 


Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) is a leading global financial services firm providing securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals. 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 a solution for Collateral Management and Securities Finance, an enterprise collateral management and trading solution for bilateral or cleared OTC, repo or securities lending, and exchange-traded derivatives products. This includes optimal management of collateral asset pool based on a real-time asset inventory, a comprehensive coverage of repo transaction types enabling collateral trading and transformation, end-to-end management of bilateral and tri-party transactions, BCBS/IOSCO WGMR compliance and CCP margining, 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. 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



Natixis is the international corporate, investment, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the 2nd-largest banking group in France with 35 million clients spread over two retail banking networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne.  With more than 16,000 employees, Natixis has a number of areas of expertise that are organized into three main business lines: Corporate & Investment Banking, Investment Solutions & Insurance, and Specialized Financial Services.  A global player, Natixis has its own client base of companies, financial institutions and institutional investors as well as the client base of individuals, professionals and small and medium-size businesses of Groupe BPCE’s banking networks. Figures as at December 31, 2015



Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, we service the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through our three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking).




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 35-year track record in the industry, and our personnel hold senior positions at organisations including the PASLA, ISLA, ASLA, the RMA, CASLA and EquiLend. 



 



Pirum provides an advanced, centralised post trade automation platform for the global securities finance market. Pirum secure processing hub seamlessly links market participants with their counterparties and other market infrastructure providers such as CCPs, triparty agents and data analytics services.  Pirum’s reputation has been built on delivering highly innovative and reliable solutions, including many industry firsts, to the market enabling our clients to increase processing efficiency, reduce operational risk and improve profitability.



Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) and its subsidiaries operate under the master brand name RBC. We are one of Canada's largest banks 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 have over 80,000 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 37 other countries.

 




Scotiabank is Canada's international bank and a leading financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and parts of Asia. We are dedicated to helping our 23 million customers become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. With a team of approximately 90,000 employees and assets of $856 billion (as at October 31, 2015), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (TSX:BNS) and New York Exchanges (NYSE:BNS).



CO:RE is the fully integrated real-time securities finance offering powered and operated by SIX Securities Services. It brings together the entire value chain starting from trading through settlement and finally to collateralization at the CSD or custodian level. www.six-securities-services.com

 



At the core of Societe Generale’s universal banking business model, the Corporate & Investment Bank is a well-diversified & leading player with nearly 12 000 professionals present in more than 34 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.

§For Corporates, Financial Institutions & Public Sector: providing a global advisory approach, as well  as capital raising solutions, optimised financing & expert risk management solutions (foreign exchange & rates).

§For Investors: offering reliable investment opportunities & risk management solutions through its integrated global markets platform (equity, rates, credit, currencies, commodities)



State Street helps you identify opportunities and mitigate challenges, making your company more effective and resilient. We deliver global reach, expertise and a unique combination of consistency and innovation to help you manage uncertainty, act on growth opportunities, optimize cost structures and enhance the value of your services. We offer a flexible suite of services that spans the investment spectrum, including investment management, investment research and trading, and investment servicing. For more information, visit www.statestreet.com.




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.




Trading Apps Ltd (TA) has developed software to the securities finance market worldwide since 2011. TA aim is to fill the gaps in functionality that exist with the major vendor products.  We develop targeted applications that keep pace with the business and regulatory changes.  By leveraging our robust application-building platform we bring a tangible and immediate return on investment.  Our Apps work in tandem with existing client infrastructure to leverage ROI. They are relevant, contextual, and employ a consistent look and feel. You can pick and choose which of our solutions are best suited to your business, and most importantly; employ additional apps as needs evolve. We improve security, regulatory transparency and create flexibility for the user and IT team. Please contact us: sales@tradingapps.com


 




UBS is committed to providing wealthy, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as private clients in Switzerland, with superior financial advice and solutions while generating attractive and sustainable returns for shareholders. Its strategy centers on its Wealth Management and Wealth Management Americas businesses and its leading universal bank in Switzerland, complemented by its Asset Management business and its Investment Bank. These businesses share three key characteristics: they benefit from a strong competitive position in their targeted markets, are capital-efficient, and offer a superior structural growth and profitability outlook. UBS's strategy builds on the strengths of all of its businesses and focuses its efforts on areas in which it excels, while seeking to capitalize on the compelling growth prospects in the businesses and regions in which it operates. Capital strength is the foundation of its success.




UniCredit is a leading European commercial bank, with leadership positions in Italy, Germany and Austria and a strong presence in high-growth CEE countries. We have one of the largest European networks with over 7,800 branches. With more than 3,500 professionals in 50 countries, Corporate & Investment Banking serves corporate and institutional clients out of the largest group of network banks in Western, Central and Eastern Europe. Committed to long-term partnerships with clients across all sectors, our relationship managers and product specialists create tailor-made solutions in a strategic dialogue with our clients and according to the three pillars of our Core Client Offer:
- Corporate Banking and Transaction Services
- Structured Finance, Capital Markets and Investment Products
- Access to Western, Central and Eastern Europe