In the first of a new Friday Q&A segment, GC spoke to BBH's global co-heads of securities lending Thomas Poppey and Marney McCabe on asset manager lending strategies for 2021, the rise of peer-to-peer trading, and how technology is shaping new services.
MUFG continues to invest in securities finance team with new hire in Luxembourg.
Custodian banks laud new collateral and securities lending platform which is looking to transform the way assets are mobilised.
Short selling and margin financing volumes by offshore investors in China are set to take off following the new relaxation measures last month.
Short-selling bans, lower market volumes and depressed fees result in an 11% drop in securities finance revenues during 2020.
Global Custodian has compiled a series of predictions for 2021 from some of the leading voices in the securities services industry, part six focuses on securities lending.
The addition of NBIM continues GPFA’s impressive streak of signing up some of the world’s largest asset owners as member firms.
The repo trade used its in-house developed blockchain application, Onyx, supported by instantaneous settlement to swap digitised US Treasury bonds for JPM Coin
Custodians are under scrutiny from their buy-side clients to develop new collateral management capabilities in order to help minimise the impact of UMR.
The solution is a market first and improves the tax transparency of securities lending opportunities in TTFs for institutional investors.