Collateral Services

We understand today's rapidly changing world and work closely with broker-dealers and institutional investors to help them navigate new regulations, market dynamics, demand for high-quality collateral, and a heightened focus on risk. Our global perspective of the financial markets helps our clients, whether on the buy-side or the sell-side, improve the way they manage their collateral.

Tools and Expertise to Help You

We leverage our collateral, liquidity and securities lending services to develop insights with the objective of helping you to:

  • Optimize the use of collateral
  • Enhance operations and risk management practices (credit, liquidity, operational) across the market and product spectrum
  • "Transform" and finance your investment portfolios, converting ineligible assets into eligible collateral
  • Focus on your core competencies and sustain, as well as expand, investment strategies

Comprehensive Collateral Capabilities

Our services fully support the segregation, optimization, financing and transformation of collateral. We can help you more effectively and efficiently manage your collateral through our SOLVE SM approach focused on:

  • Segregation – Safekeep collateral with third-party custodian and help increase transparency around your counterparties exposure
  • Optimization – Dynamically manage inventory, taking into account exposures and collateral eligibility requirements
  • Liquidity – Provide sophisticated real-time tools to assist clients in managing their liquidity and margin requirements
  • Value – Offer you optimization and "transformation" services for your financial assets
  • Efficiency – Derive efficiency and speed through centralized collateral portfolios

Now is the time for discerning collateral solutions. Let's start a conversation.

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Collateral Connections

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Collateral Connections

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