As the coronavirus pandemic swept across the globe, the collective workforce went home, forcing some industries to come to a standstill. Businesses crucial for enabling liquidity, however, continued largely uninterrupted. The finance industry quickly reoriented business practices and has embraced the opportunities to shape the future of our industry.
Amidst the dust that settles from COVID-19-instigated market volatility emerges a finance industry seeking to evolve into its new business scenescape. The public health response demanded of COVID-19 forced a wide spectrum of business practice changes so to enable a social distancing-confined world.
As the sudden, substantial, unanticipated market volatility of Q1 2020 collided with the global shift to trepidation in contact with others, our well-engrained reference points for work and leisure were forever transformed.
Without a doubt, recent events have left the securities finance industry forever changed.
From the start of 2020 to date, the EquiLend NGT platform has seen a notable increase in non-cash securities lending transactions. Here’s what we believe motivated the jump…
EquiLend, PASLA and RMA present the Asia Pacific Securities Lending Market User Guide 2020.
EquiLend is taking active measures to ensure that business continues as usual during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This March, during Women’s History Month, EquiLend will be featuring Q&As with some of the EquiLend women who are helping to shape our business!
EquiLend, the global technology company for the securities finance, collateral and swaps industries, today announced that its Collateral Trading service has gone live globally, following an intensive and highly successful pre-testing phase.
EquiLend announced the addition of five new counterparties to its NGT securities finance trading platform: DZ Bank AG, E*Trade, Janney Montgomery Scott, Matsui Securities and TD Ameritrade.
Built in NYC, the national hub for technology trend coverage, today recognized EquiLend on its lists of Best Places to Work and Best Midsize Companies to Work For.
The global securities finance industry generated $8.66 billion in revenue for lenders in 2019, according to market data provider DataLend.
EquiLend, the global technology company for the securities finance, collateral and swaps industries, today launched the Swaptimization platform to automate the total return swaps (TRS) market.
Although the post-trade ecosystem is seen as the “plumbing” of financial services, mainly hidden but crucial, its role in ensuring the industry’s health made it key to global post-crisis regulatory reforms…
As we close in on Phase 1 Go Live for SFTR, it is time to take stock of industry preparations for perhaps the most significant change the securities financing industry has ever seen.
In preparation for Brexit, EquiLend’s Dublin-based MTF goes live on September 9 for European-based clients and their global counterparties. Click here for more details and to ensure continuity of access to NGT’s liquidity.
User acceptance testing (UAT) on the EquiLend & Trax SFTR Solution is now available in a live environment.
National Bank of Canada (NBC) has completed its acquisition of a 10% stake in EquiLend from J.P. Morgan following clearance from EquiLend’s regulators in the United Kingdom, Canada and Ireland.
EquiLend announces the opening of its office in Tokyo to service its expanding client base in Japan.
EquiLend took home the award for Innovation in Securities Finance at the Global Custodian Leaders in Custody Awards in London, March 28.
This Women’s History Month, we celebrate the incredible contributions women have made throughout history.
The Central Bank of Ireland has approved EquiLend Limited, the Dublin-based business of global securities finance technology provider EquiLend, to operate a multilateral trading facility (MTF) in Ireland.
It is almost three years since Britain voted to leave the EU, and approaching two years since the U.K. and EU began negotiations around the “divorce” terms. However, despite this, the world appears none the wiser as to what will happen come March 29, 2019, and beyond.
EquiLend has partnered with Stonewain to offer securities finance market participants around the globe the ability to manage their book of business on a single, comprehensive and integrated platform.
EquiLend and RMA have joined forced with domestic and international market participants active in Latin America to produce the first-annual Latin America Securities Finance User Guide.
Iain MacKay, Global Product Owner for Post-Trade Services at EquiLend, recently participated in the SFTR roundtable hosted by Financial News in conjunction with The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC).
We are pleased to announce that we have been recognized as having the Best Trading Platform Globally (NGT), Best Post-Trade Client Service Globally (PTS) and Best Market Data Provider Globally (DataLend) in the ISF Securities Finance Awards 2018!
EquiLend has opened an office in Dublin to serve European clients following Brexit.
REGIS-TR has confirmed that it will collaborate with EquiLend and Trax for SFTR.
EquiLend has appointed Paul Lynch as a strategic adviser. He is based in EquiLend’s New York headquarters and starts immediately.
EquiLend and Trax spoke with Securities Lending Times about the pressing issues facing those impacted by SFTR.
A record 45,000+ securities finance trades were conducted on NGT on February 7 following widespread industry adoption as well as increased lending activity.
Early adopters of EquiLend’s securities financing product suite can receive a free unique trade identifier (UTI) generation service for the first year of trading for all loans under the SFTR.
DataLend has released the third issue of The Purple, a data-driven research publication for the securities finance market.
EquiLend & BondLend took home the award for Best Trading Platform, and DataLend won for Best Market Data Provider.
EquiLend and Trax are collaborating on a full front-to-back Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) solution to support mutual clients in their SFTR reporting requirements.