ISLA 23rd Annual Securities Finance and Collateral Management Conference 2014
 
Sponsors/Exhibitors:




4sight Financial Software is an independent software solutions provider, with seventeen years of experience and offices and clients worldwide. 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, Collateral Management and Collateral Optimisation. For further details, please visit:

4sight Securities Finance: http://www.4sight.com/products/4sight-securities-finance 

4sight Collateral Management: http://www.4sight.com/products/4sight-collateral-management

4sight Collateral Optimisation: http://www.4sight.com/products/4sight-collateral-management/collateral-optimization





The focus at Anetics is to provide clients with better ways to manage inventory, locate stock, and facilitate automated straight-through dealing.  Our tools help manage every aspect of your daily work flow. With our Twill product, tasks like setting up pay-to-hold and collating offers, customer needs, and locate requests extracted from e-mail are fully automated.  Anetics has the tools, experience, and ability to add value to most any desk.

Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and servicesBank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and markets businesses. The company is a long-established participant in EMEA with a presence since 1922. With offices in 23 countries on three continents, it offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Consumer Card, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise. Developing solutions for social and environmental challenges is at the core of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s responsibility platform. In more than 90 countries around the world, we partner with employees, clients and stakeholders to help make financial lives better.




Bloomberg is the world’s most trusted source of information for financial professionals and businesses. Combining innovative technology with unmatched analytics, data, news and tools, Bloomberg delivers critical information via the Bloomberg Professional® service and multimedia platforms. Bloomberg Enterprise Solutions provides leaders in corporations, finance and government with a dynamic network that allows them to access, integrate, distribute and manage information and technology across organisations more efficiently and effectively.


BNP Paribas (www.bnpparibas.com) has a presence in nearly 80 countries with 190,000 employees, including 145,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its three core activities: Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment 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 & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions 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 December 31, 2013, BNY Mellon had $27.6 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, 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 depositary and custody, fund administration, middle-office outsourcing, derivatives clearing, forex, securities lending, fund distribution support and issuer services. With assets under custody of €2.5 trillion and assets under administration of €1.3 trillion, CACEIS is one of the world market leaders in asset servicing and the largest depositary bank and the premier fund administrator in Europe. www.caceis.com






Calypso Technology is a premier global capital markets platform provider, serving financial institutions of all types with a full range of integrated cross-asset front-to-back office solutions for treasury and derivatives including trading, risk, processing, clearing, collateral, cash management, liquidity, accounting and reporting. The Calypso platform is steadily emerging as a global standard for capital markets businesses and serves as an ideal foundation for innovation and future growth. Calypso Technology has more than 160 clients in over 40 countries - including banks, central banks, sovereign funds, asset managers, insurers, hedge funds, prime brokers, exchanges, clearing houses, processing services and other service providers. Calypso Technology is committed to industry-renowned levels of customer service, research, development and innovation. The company has over 700 employees and 20 offices globally,including five development centers. “Calypso” is a registered trademark of Calypso Technology, Inc. in the United States, the European Union and other jurisdictions.



Citi Investor Services is uniquely positioned to meet all of the complex needs of the modern investment manager. Citi is one of the only providers to offer managers with access to an end-to-end set of flexible investment solutions with world-class capabilities in six distinct areas: Prime Finance, Futures, Clearing, Collateral Management, Agency Securities Lending, Global Custody Services and Fund Services.


Clearstream – We value partnership. Clearstream is a global leader in post-trade securities services with an award-winning product portfolio that includes the issuance, settlement and custody of securities, Vestima - innovative investment funds services - and our pioneering Global Liquidity Hub that delivers collateral management and securities lending. We are committed to creating smart partnerships with key infrastructures and institutions around the world in order to support local markets and create value for our customers. www.clearstream.com



 
Commerzbank Corporates & Markets (C&M) is the integrated Corporate and Investment Banking division of Commerzbank AG, providing corporate and institutional clients with a comprehensive range of commercial and investment banking products. Corporates & Markets is globally active with its main offices in Frankfurt, London, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore. We focus on client-driven investment banking, and are dedicated to reliability, transparency and prudence in everything we do.




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 offers clients its combined expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset management from a single source. Credit Suisse provides advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high-net-worth private clients globally, as well as to retail clients in Switzerland. Further information about Credit Suisse can be found at www.credit-suisse.com.




Deutsche Bank’s Markets Prime Finance business is a multi-asset class business unit focused on leveraging the strengths of various market-leading businesses (Global Prime Finance, Listed Derivatives and OTC Derivatives Clearing) to provide critical solutions for clients navigating the changing environment.  Client service is the foundation of our model - providing seamless coverage, multi-asset financing solutions and access in markets worldwide.  Deutsche Bank's integrated prime brokerage services transcend asset classes and borders, delivering streamlined operational efficiencies in 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. Using EquiLend's complete end-to-end services reduces the risk of potential errors and eliminates the need to maintain costly point-to-point connections while allowing firms to drive down unit costs. DataLend, the securities finance market data division of EquiLend, provides highly cleansed and standardised 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, securities financing and energy transactions.  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 one of the leading provider for international financing in the secured money market business (repo and securities lending). It offers an integrated marketplace for electronic trading, clearing, collateral management and settlement for secured funding and financing. The self-regulated Eurex Repo interbank markets are accessible to almost all financial institutions. The system’s high technical availability and its performance in terms of volumes guarantees efficient trading in all market situations. The Eurex Repo markets, which have been established in 1999, are continuously growing. Today, more than 320 European financial institutions are carrying out their refinancing and securities financing transactions in the following markets: GC Pooling, Swiss Franc Repo, Euro Repo and SecLend Market. www.eurexrepo.com





The International Capital Market Association (ICMA) is a unique organisation and an influential voice for the global capital market. It represents a broad range of capital market interests including global investment banks and smaller regional banks, as well as asset managers, exchanges, central banks, law firms and other professional advisers. ICMA’s market conventions and standards have been the pillars of the international debt market for over 40 years. Learn more at http://www.icmagroup.org/



ING Group is a global financial institution of Dutch origin. We draw on our experience and expertise, our commitment to excellent service and our global scale to meet the needs of a broad customer base, comprising individuals, families, small businesses, large corporations, institutions and governments.



J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18.8 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.  Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at www.jpmorgan.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 more information on LCH.Clearnet visit www.lchclearnet.com/media_centre




Lombard Risk COLLINE® - designed FOR collateral experts BY collateral experts – providing collateral management, clearing, optimisation and inventory management on a single platform. COLLINE is a web-based, modular solution that supports the following business lines and processes: Front-to-back, cross-product margin processing for securities lending, repo, OTC and OTC clearing, ETD and ETF; optimisation; inventory management; IM/VM/reg calculations; self-service; business-rules STP; messaging API; and umbrella netting.




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 3,000 people in 11 countries.  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.



Leveraging on 30 years of experience, Murex is a leading provider of integrated trading, risk management, processing and post-trade solutions for sell- and buy-side financial institutions. Our multi-award winning MX.3™ platform offers unrivalled best-of-breed capabilities front-to-back and unparalleled asset class coverage. MX.3™ for Collateral Management and Securities Finance overcomes the challenges of segregated functions, activities, and trading desks, and offers a comprehensive cross-activity margin management and collateral inventory solution for cash and securities, supporting optimization and regulatory compliance.

Key features include:
- Complete, collateral lifecycle processing
- Real-time enterprise inventory
- Collateral pltimisation engine and integration APIs
- IM calculation engine
- Embedded collateral eligibility, concentration rules and limit control
- Packaged, interconnectivity 
- OIS/CSA OTC pricing/valuation  



With $188 billion in assets as at October 31, 2013, National Bank of Canada (www.nbc.ca
) together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada’s leading integrated financial groups, and has been named among the 20 strongest banks in the world by Bloomberg Markets magazine.
It is an active player on international capital markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities brokerage, derivatives, security finance and wealth management as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management. The Bank has close to 20,000 employees and is widely recognised as a top employer.




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). Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit www.nomura.com.



Northern Trust helps institutions around the globe optimise returns on their loaned securities, delivering performance and outstanding risk management within our clients’ preferred parameters. We have been lending securities on behalf of clients for over 30 years, operating at the forefront of the industry. Northern Trust clients can take advantage of flexible lending options, including developing customised criteria and securities lending programmes where appropriate. Ultimately, solutions are geared towards enhancing the overall return of clients’ portfolios without impacting the underlying strategies of their investment managers. 



Otkritie Securities Limited (“OSL”) is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) which acts as a wholesale broker to its global clients base since 2001. OSL is the UK-based subsidiary of OTKRITIE Financial Corporation, one of the leading financial services providers in Russia since 1995.





Pirum provides a secure processing hub which seamlessly links market participants together, allowing them to electronically reconcile and process stock lending and repo transactions. Our clients benefit from increased processing efficiency, greater STP, reduced operational risk and improved profitability. We deliver highly innovative and flexible services which are tailored to fully support the complexities of the industry’s evolving business processes. With our extensive existing client base and our renowned service quality, we are invariably seen as the users’ service provider of choice. www.pirum.com

PrimeOne Solutions is your gateway into the world of Prime Finance, providing a full spectrum of hosted application services, including physical prime brokerage, synthetic prime brokerage and securities lending. Our API-driven platform expands your product set, increases your speed to market, improves revenue, and all at the lowest possible cost. This battle-tested and superior technology reduces operational and market risk, enhances transparency, while maintaining a panoramic business perspective with detailed trading information. The PrimeOne technical & business team’s single focus is service excellence in supporting your needs, protecting your business strategy and stand at the ready 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. www.primeonesolutions.com



RBC Capital Markets is a premier investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to corporations, institutional investors and governments around the world. With more than 7,100 professionals, we operate out of 70 offices in 15 countries across North America, the U.K., Europe, and Asia-Pacific. RBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBC I&TS) is ranked among the world’s top 10 global asset servicing businesses, with CAD 3.4 trillion (USD 3 trillion) in client assets under administration (as of February 26, 2014). It serves clients from 19 locations across North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. RBC I&TS delivers custodial, advisory, financing and other services to safeguard clients’ assets, maximize liquidity and manage risk in multiple jurisdictions.



SEB is a Northern European banking group for companies, institutions and private individuals, with a 150-year history and strong franchise in investment banking and asset management. With over 30 years’ experience with leading European and US hedge funds, SEB is one of the largest prime brokers in Europe on equity strategies and the leading provider of equity finance products for hedge funds in the Nordic market. SEB is the top equity broker in the Nordic region. Furthermore, it offers high performance direct market access to more than 40 global equities and futures markets. With AuM of SEK 1,475 billion SEB is one of the largest asset managers in Northern Europe and has a leading position within alternative investments with SEK 145 billion AuM including private equity, real estate funds and funds of hedge funds. At year end 2013, SEB had total assets of SEK 2,485 billion www.sebgroup.com






At the core of Société Générale’s universal banking business model, the Corporate & Investment Bank is a well-diversified and 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. www.sgcib.com




As a global leader in both custody and third-party securities finance, State Street understands that one size does not fit all. We offer bespoke lending programmes and an extensive network of local market expertise including trading desks in London, Boston, Hong Kong, Toronto and Sydney. With our consultative approach, whatever the market conditions, our dedicated team can help you optimise your lending returns without compromising your approach to risk or need for flexibility. We are committed to programme transparency, using the best technology to provide you with reporting that delivers the insight you require.For more information visit www.statestreet.com/securitiesfinance.



Stonewain Systems Inc. provides world class software and solutions for the securities finance industry.

Software Platform:

        Comprehensive fully integrated front, mid, and back-office solution

        High level of industry specific functionality

        Scalable, seamlessly-integrated solution

        Reduced cost, higher operational efficiencies, accelerated workflows

        Improved risk management and control.

        Open and flexible architecture integrates with preferred technology choices.

Services and Solutions:

       Customized enhancements and software solution development

       Implementation and integration

       Software support services


SunGard’s securities finance solutions help all types of securities finance market participants achieve greater transparency, efficiency and automation. Our solutions support stock borrowing and lending, repo trading and collateral management. SunGard’s same-day global securities lending data also helps firms analyse the latest movements in the markets. For more information, please visit www.sungard.com/securitiesfinance or www.sungard.com/enterprisecollateral.



Trading Apps has a track record of success in developing and deploying cutting edge software to meet the demands of global investment banks, 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. Together with a client-focused Investment Bank and a strong, well-diversified Global Asset Management business, UBS will expand its premier wealth management franchise and drive further growth across the Group. Headquartered in Zurich and Basel, Switzerland, UBS has offices in more than 50 countries, including all major financial centers, and approximately 61,000 employees. UBS AG is the parent company of the UBS Group. The operational structure of the Group comprises the Corporate Center and five business divisions: Wealth Management, Wealth Management Americas, the Investment Bank, Global Asset Management and Retail & Corporate.




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