Collateral is the currency of the capital markets and flows through more transactions than ever before. The buy side is looking at a new horizon, where new thinking, approaches and strategies are key to a successful future, says Staffan Ahlner of BNY Mellon.
Structural shifts in the market are changing business models in the financial industry. Though we have not yet seen the full impact of the various regulations, the larger, more sophisticated buy-side clients are increasingly exploring how to utilise triparty for their collateralization needs, looking to the techniques that the sell side has been using over the past two decades. (This article originally appeared in the Securities Lending Times, Collateral Management Annual, 2015. It is being reproduced here with approval from the publisher.).
Global Head of Collateral Management
BNY Mellon Markets
Staffan leads BNY Mellon Markets’ collateral management business globally. He joined BNY Mellon as product manager for EMEA collateral management in 1998 and was involved in the original development of the equity triparty platform in Europe. His role expanded to head of product management and sales and marketing for collateral management in EMEA. He also took on responsibility for collateral management product oversight in APAC. When BNY Mellon Markets was formed, he was appointed to lead the strategy for collateral optimization and collateral management product in EMEA and APAC. He was promoted to his current position in 2017.View Profile