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.
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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.
PGGM and Morgan Stanley are in the final stages of admission and testing with a view to start transactions using Eurex Clearing’s Securities Lending CCP.
Collaboration with leading industry providers to enable end-to-end connectivity to DTCC’s Global Trade Repository (GTR) to simplify client adoption of SFTR reporting requirements.
Securities finance industry veteran Rory Zirpolo has joined EquiLend’s business development team focusing on post-trade services in the Americas.
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.
OCC and EquiLend Clearing Services (ECS) have joined forces to bring greater access to central counterparty clearing in the securities finance marketplace.
EquiLend has appointed Ken DeGiglio to the newly created role of chief information officer, effective immediately. He is based in New York and joins EquiLend’s executive team.
EquiLend has acquired Automated Equity Finance Markets, Inc., commonly known as AQS, along with its securities lending technology systems from PDQ Enterprises, operator of PDQ ATS.
Nancy Allen has been appointed product owner of DataLend, the securities finance market data division of EquiLend, effective immediately. She is based in New York.
EquiLend, the securities finance trading and post-trade service provider, and Eurex Clearing, one of the world’s leading clearing houses and part of Deutsche Börse Group, agreed to connect EquiLend’s securities lending platform to Eurex Clearing’s Lending CCP service.
EquiLend successfully rolled out its Next Generation Trading (NGT) securities finance trading platform on Monday, April 27. The platform is now live, with clients from around the world already having executed trades on the platform.
EquiLend and BondLend, the securities finance industry trading and post-trade service providers, have launched Trade Match, which provides an automated way to compare pre-settlement, cross-product securities finance transactions.
EquiLend has received regulatory clearance from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to operate its securities finance trading platform domestically in the market.
On July 1, Absa Bank, the South African banking entity of Barclays Group Africa, became the first-ever domestic South African entity to execute a securities finance trade via the EquiLend trading platform.
EquiLend has appointed Iain Mackay as Product Owner, Post-Trade Services, effective immediately. He is based in London.
A record number of trades were executed on EquiLend’s securities finance trading platforms in Asia in February.
A record number of trades were executed on EquiLend’s securities finance trading platforms on Thursday, February 6.
DataLend, the securities finance market data provider launched in 2013 by EquiLend, has released its Client Performance Reporting service, which enables agent lenders and beneficial owners to benchmark their securities lending performance.
EquiLend has won the Securities Lending category of the Global Custodian magazine Technology, Consultancy & Law Awards. The award was announced live in New York at the Global Custodian Awards for Excellence on Thursday, November 14.
Tim Keenan has been appointed global product manager of fixed income securities finance trading platform BondLend, effective immediately. He will be based in New York.
EquiLend and BondLend have kicked off the development of a new consolidated and streamlined securities finance trading system covering the full pre-trade to trade execution process.