Securities Finance

ISMA Grants Internet Access to Bond Data

The International Securities Market Association (ISMA) has published bond prices and yields since the 1980s, and they have become useful to firms for both valuation purposes and position keeping. Today it is finally making them available through the Internet. The

Clearnet Beats LCH to Act as CCP to MTS

KAS BANK clearing specialist on Euronext Paris KAS BANK is the first General Clearing Member of Euronext that is able to provide clients of the three underlying Euronext exchanges with its services from one portal instead of from three different

eSecLending Appoints New CEO and COO

eSecLending, LLC, a global securities lending manager, today announced that Susan Peters, formerly Chief Operating Officer of the firm, has been appointed its Chief Executive Officer. Christopher Jaynes, formerly Senior Vice President, has been named Chief Operating Officer. "Susan and

eSecLending Goes Live with OneWorld Securities Finance

OM, provider of transaction technology to the financial services and energy industries, announced that eSecLending, a securities lending manager owned by Old Mutual plc, has gone live on OneWorld Securities FinanceTM , administering the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS)

Clearstream-Euroclear Repo Feud Goes Public

The simmering feud between Clearstream and Euroclear over the asymmetrical treatment of deliveries of securities from Germany has spilled into the public domain. Clearstream has complained privately for months that its German repo clients are penalised unfairly by Euroclear if

eSecLending Auctions for CalPERS on eSecAuction

eSecLending, LLC, has completed three securities lending auctions of approximately $55.5 billion in domestic equities, $7.2 billion in active international equities and $16.1 billion in passive international equities for the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), using their web based

BBH Global Securities Lending Announces New Client Partnerships

Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) Global Securities Lending today announced that it has entered into agreements to provide lending services to asset management firms ING Pilgrim Group, Nicholas Applegate Capital Management and Pioneer Investment Management, Inc. BBH will provide securities lending