ISLA Conference 2012 Sponsors & Exhibitors
4sight Financial Software is a leading supplier of innovative software solutions to the Securities Finance, Settlement & Connectivity markets with offices and clients worldwide. 4sight Securities Finance (4SF) offers a powerful solution for borrowing, lending, repo, swaps and collateral management and is used by some of the world’s largest financial institutions. 4sight Financial Software is a leading supplier of software solutions to the Securities Finance and Collateral Management markets, with offices and clients worldwide.4sight Securities Finance (4SF) offers a front to back office solution for Borrowing, Lending, Repo and Swaps.4sight Xpose provides cross product collateral management and optimisation of Securities Lending, Repo, and Derivatives collateral. For further details visit www.4sight.com
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs over 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.
BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. At March 31, 2012, BlackRock’s AUM was $3.684 trillion. BlackRock offers products that span the risk spectrum to meet clients’ needs, including active, enhanced and index strategies across markets and asset classes. Products are offered in a variety of structures including separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. Headquartered in New York City, as of March 31, 2012, the firm has approximately 9,900 employees in 27 countries and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the Company's website at www.blackrock.com.
BNY Mellon is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, operating in 36 countries and serving more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, offering superior investment management and investment services through a worldwide client-focused team. It has $25.8 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $1.26 trillion in assets under management, services $11.8 trillion in outstanding debt and processes global payments averaging $1.5 trillion per day. 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 of Crédit Agricole dedicated to institutional and corporate clients. Through offices across Europe, North America and
Calypso Technology is a premier global capital markets platform provider, serving financial institutions of all types with a full range of integral 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 has over 130 clients in over 40 countries. Calypso is committed to industry-renowned levels of customer service, research, development and innovation. The company has over 550 employees and 15 offices globally including 5 development centers.
Clients around the world turn to Citi for a wide range of securities finance capabilities that few organizations can match. Citi offers lenders unparalleled solutions and access to 38 lending markets through Citi's global presence. Citi provides local market insight through dedicated specialists in order to ensure lenders can maximize their lending opportunities. Our OpenLendSM solution is an open architecture platform providing lenders with boutique customized services that are designed to help them enhance portfolio performance by delivering solutions that leverage Citi’s key strengths: unsurpassed global presence, robust risk management controls, innovative trading strategies and overall market leadership. Openlend offers custodial, third party, and hybrid (combinations of agent and exclusive structures) lending solutions as well as prime brokerage, collateral and liquidity management solutions.
Clearstream: shaping the future for you
Clearstream is a leading supplier of post-trade securities services and we continuously innovate to ensure we stay ahead of the game. Our Global Liquidity Hub offers award-winning collateral management and securities lending services across time-zones, asset classes and currencies around the world, around the clock. And now our pioneering Liquidity Hub GO solution is delivering outsourced collateral management to worldwide infrastructures. More information is available from our GSF teams in Luxembourg, London, Frankfurt and Singapore.
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. 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
About Data Explorers, a Markit Company
Data Explorers provides global securities finance data, tracking short selling and institutional fund activity. Acquired by Markit in April 2012, the company’s unique data set covers more than 3 million intraday transactions, spanning $12 trillion of securities in the lending programmes of over 20,000 institutional funds. Content is sourced directly from prime brokers, custodians, asset managers and hedge funds.
Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,300 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Its client base includes the most significant institutional participants in the financial marketplace.
Deutsche Bank is a leading global investment bank with a substantial private clients franchise. Its businesses are mutually reinforcing. A leader in Germany and Europe, the bank is continuously growing in North America, Asia and key emerging markets. With more than 100,000 employees in 72 countries, Deutsche Bank offers unparalleled financial services throughout the world. The bank competes to be the leading global provider of financial solutions, creating lasting value for its clients, shareholders, people and the communities in which it operates.
EquiLend is a leading provider of trading services for the securities finance industry. EquiLend facilitates straight through processing 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, increase trading volumes, all without additional spend. This makes the EquiLend platform a cost-efficient choice for all institutions, regardless of size. www.equilend.com
Eurex Clearing is Europe’s leading clearing houses. We offer ground-breaking clearing services for a growing range of derivatives, cash equities and the secured lending business. Eurex Clearing is the central counterparty for all your transactions – thereby we mitigate your counterparty risk and maximize your operational efficiency.Our clearing house combines seamless post-trade services and efficient collateral with an industry leading risk management – to keep you clear to trade. Eurex Clearing is a member 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, about 320 European financial institutions are carrying out their refinancing and securities financing transactions in the following markets: GC Pooling, Swiss Franc Repo, OTC Spot, Euro Repo and SecLend Market. www.eurexrepo.com
Euroclear is the world’s largest provider of domestic and cross-border settlement and related services for bond, equity, derivatives and fund transactions. With more than EUR 400 billion of daily collateral movements through its triparty service, Euroclear Bank offers access to the widest range of counterparties across multiple products and asset classes. Clients reduce their back-office work, have access to real-time information and benefit from a completely automated process to substitute and re-use collateral, when appropriate. www.euroclear.com
J.P. Morgan Worldwide Securities Services is a premier securities servicing provider that helps institutional investors, alternative asset managers, broker dealers and equity issuers optimize efficiency, mitigate risk and enhance revenue. Worldwide Securities Services leverages the firm's unparalleled scale, leading technology and deep industry expertise to service investments around the world. It has $16.3 trillion in assets under custody and $7.5 trillion in assets under administration.
LCH.Clearnet is the leading independent clearing house group, serving major international exchanges and platforms, as well as a range of OTC markets. It clears a broad range of asset classes including: securities, exchange traded derivatives, commodities, energy, freight, interest rate swaps, credit default swaps and euro and sterling denominated bonds and repos; and works closely with market participants and exchanges to identify and develop clearing services for new asset classes. LCH.Clearnet Group Ltd is owned 83% by its clients and 17% by exchanges.
Lombard Risk is one of the world’s recognised leading providers of integrated cross-product collateral management and CCP/clearing, liquidity and capital stress testing and analysis, global regulatory compliance – including Title VII Dodd-Frank Act – and management/business information solutions. COLLINE® - collateral management and clearing – is a state-of-the-art, web-based solution designed by experienced business practitioners for end-to-end, cross-product (OTC derivatives, Repos and Securities Lending) collateral management. It provides a consolidated solution for mitigating credit risk while satisfying the growing demand for multiple global entities, cross-product margining, Central Counterparty Clearing (CCP), optimisation, master netting, MIS reporting and electronic messaging.
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals from more than 1,300 offices in 43 countries. For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.
Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International plc (MUSI) is the European capital markets hub of one of the largest financial institutions in the world, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG). Headquartered in the City of London, MUSI is active throughout the international capital markets. From Credit and Repo to Convertible Bonds, MUSI brings expert advice and experience right across the credit spectrum, combines it with the latest in technology and tailors it for every client. Andre van Hese, Head of Repo Department firstname.lastname@example.org. Iain Colquhoun, Sales Desk, email@example.com. www.musi.com
Nomura is a leading financial services group and the preeminent Asian-based investment bank with worldwide reach. Nomura provides a broad range of innovative solutions tailored to the specific requirements of individual, institutional, corporate and government clients through an international network in over 30 countries. Based in Tokyo and with regional headquarters in Hong Kong, London, and New York, Nomura employs approximately 27,000 staff worldwide. Nomura’s unique understanding of Asia enables the company to make a difference for clients through three business divisions: retail, asset management, and wholesale (global markets and investment banking). For further information about Nomura, please visit www.nomura.com.
Every day, 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 our clients for over 30 years and continue to operate at the forefront of the industry, with broad market coverage and innovative reporting being key components of our successful track record.
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.
Santander is a retail and commercial bank, based in Spain, with a presence in 10 main markets. It’s the largest bank in the euro zone and is among the top 15 worldwide by market capitalization. It had 102 million customers, 14,760 branches, 193,000 employees and EUR 7,021 million in recurring profit in 2011.
Solo Capital Limited is a London based boutique financial services firm providing services including Securities Financing, regulated by the FSA. Solo’s expertise in Securities Financing is driven by a highly knowledgeable team with many years of experience. Solo has a diverse portfolio of customers and counterparties which encompasses the majority of market participants, giving us exceptional access to the market. We utilise a variety of financial products, individually tailored to suit client needs and specific risk profiles. This enables Solo to provide innovative Securities Financing solutions to a wide range of clients, consistently improving client returns. For more information about Securities Financing at Solo, and to learn more about Solo Capital Limited, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0)207 382 4951.
State Street is a global market leader in securities finance, serving our clients from client service offices and trading desks located throughout the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions. We've put our expertise to work to achieve significant returns for our clients without compromising our methodical approach to risk management. State Street offers experienced securities lending services and provides liquidity across more than 30 international markets via around-the-clock trading and a servicing structure that is highly customizable to the needs of institutional investors.
For more information visit www.statestreet.com/securitiesfinance
Stonewain Systems Inc. provides world class software and solutions for the securities finance industry. We believe that this market is ready for a comprehensive, fully integrated solution that combines a high level of industry specific functionality with leading edge technology and automation that deliver the greatest operational efficiencies to clients. Our state of the art, next generation platform specializes in
· Securities Finance trades
· Position Management
· Risk Management: Regulatory and Compliance
· Front, middle and back office integration.
The company was founded by professionals with extensive experience in the field of securities finance and technology. With extensive domain knowledge and a pool of highly talented and experienced individuals, Stonewain Systems is setting a new standard of excellence in the securities finance industry.
SunGard a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue in excess of $5 billion, serves more than 25,000 customers in more than 50 countries, including the world's 25 largest financial services companies. SunGard’s securities finance solutions help all types of securities finance market participants control and grow their business by improving the transparency, efficiency and connectivity of their operation. Covering everything from stock borrowing and lending and repo trading through to prime brokerage and collateral management, our solutions are used by more than 140 of the world’s leading financial institutions, including the world’s 10 largest banks. For more information, please visit www.sungard.com/securitiesfinance.
Synechron is a global leader in architecting and developing IT-powered strategies and capabilities for emerging and evolving businesses across industries with deep focus on the Capital Markets, Insurance, Mortgage Banking, and Digital Media & Technology domains. Synechron is a 3000+ employee company headquartered in New Jersey with presence in New York, Connecticut, Charlotte, Denver, Nashville, San Diego, Irvine, Toronto, London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Singapore, Dubai, and two state-of-the-art Development Centers based in Pune, India.
Finally, a software vender, using state of the art technology, that understands the real trading issues in the securities finance business. We are Trading Apps. By leveraging our robust application building platform, 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 universal bank in Switzerland. Together with a client-focused Investment Bank and a strong, well-diversified Global Asset Management business, UBS will drive further growth and expand its premier wealth management franchise. Headquartered in Zurich and Basel, Switzerland, UBS has offices in 57 countries, including all major financial centers, and employs approximately 65,000 people. Under Swiss company law, UBS is organized as an Aktiengesellschaft, a corporation that has issued shares of common stock to investors. UBS AG is the parent company of the UBS Group (Group). The operational structure of the Group comprises the Corporate Center and four business divisions: Wealth Management & Swiss Bank, Wealth Management Americas, Global Asset Management and the Investment Bank.