Look to BNY Mellon as your long-term, unbiased partner with the size, strength and sophistication to navigate loans and their challenges.

Investors are increasingly looking to loans for attractive yields, lower volatility and floating-rate protection. We service loans efficiently and effectively, drawing upon deep expertise in cash flow administration and accounting.

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  • CLO

    As the CLO market evolves to meet new regulatory requirements, you need an independent trustee and collateral administrator that can work with you for the life of your transaction.

    We provide trustee and collateral administration services on over $170bn of CLOs and have over 500 staff solely supporting the loan asset class.

    To best support our clients, we are committed to providing leading loan technology and innovative tools. And to advance our efforts, we created a Loan Servicing Center of Excellence.

    Our wide array of Syndicated and Leveraged Loan services include: 

    • Loan Data Processing 
    • Collateral Administrator 
    • Trustee Provider 
    • Account Bank & Cash Manager 
    • Issuing & Paying Agent 
    • Registrar & Transfer Agent 
    • Calculation Agent 
    • Warehouse Reporting 
    • Common Depository 
    • Regulatory/FVC/ECB Reporting


  • Collateral Monitoring

    Challenging credit markets have increased the need for arrangers and investment bankers to provide more creative financial solutions. We offer global expertise and a reputation for excellence to solve innovatively for these complex arrangements.

    We provide sophisticated custodian services and extensive reporting to meet your needs.

    Our services include:

    • Monitoring the market value of collateral, along with substitutions/redemptions as required, and providing custom reporting 
    • Using leading technology and cost efficiencies to effectively manage 
    • Enabling a dedicated, globally astute analytics team


  • Loan Administration

    Credit Strategies that invest in the loan asset class can be complex, so the key to your success is partnering with an independent administrator that fully understands loans and the challenges they can present.

    When you partner with BNY Mellon, we solve for the operational challenges of syndicated loans and other Over-the-Counter (OTC) instruments. We have the global reach and intellectual capital to develop financial tools that can be seamlessly incorporated into your investment strategy.

    Our loan group administers over $240bn of loan assets. With over 300 relationships with agent banks, it gives us unparalleled access to the loan market.

    Our Loan Administration services include:

    • Loan Portfolio Administration 
    • Accurate Financial and Regulatory Reporting 
    • Expertise in European Investment Structures 
    • Position and Activity Reporting 
    • Advanced Technology 
    • Independent Third-Party Cash Management and Account Bank


  • Loan Closing

    BNY Mellon’s loan closing service delivers scalable and sophisticated solutions to manage varying volumes of loan trading.

    Our loan closing service includes:

    • Preparing LSTA and LMA transfer documents for PAR and Distressed Trades
    • Liaising with agent bank and trading counterparties
    • Calculating break funding costs, delayed compensation, etc.
    • Tracking settlement time-line
    • Delivering executed transfer documents to trustee / account bank


  • Third Party Admin Agent

    The Third Party Admin Agent service provides an Agent Bank the opportunity to outsource servicing on syndicated loans. By outsourcing the Agent role cost and resource efficiencies are achieved. We act as liaison between the borrower and lenders within the syndicated loan market.

    Our services include:

    • Preparing and distributing notices to borrowers and each syndicate lender
    • Calculating interest rates and distribute rate set notices
    • Collecting principal, interest and fee payments from borrower and distribute to lenders
    • Processing lender assignments and maintain official lender register
    • Providing independence with scale and breadth
    • Delivering committed, experienced and knowledgeable product service


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Risk retention is finally here, but the rule is practically old news for the CLO market. Given that managers have had two years to prepare their compliance models, market players are focused on new set of challenges and risk factors on the horizon.

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Financial institutions and their service providers are working in new collaborative and tech-enabled ways to meet client and market needs, deliver returns and manage risks in the post-crisis world. In the fast-growing private debt market, for example, fund managers are partnering to scale up their reporting and administrative capabilities in a flexible, cost effective fashion.

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With rates at record lows around the world, the ability to generate returns is an increasing challenge for investors. While some have reacted by looking down the credit spectrum at high-yield bonds or equities, others have found they can achieve  goals by harvesting the premium in illiquid assets.

From named agent to successor agent to private label, BNY Mellon is your loan agency servicing solution.

We are renowned for our global reach, deep expertise, and commitment to our clients – and the loan agency space is no exception. Our highly experienced Administrative Agent team has an average of over 15 years in the business with deep product knowledge and broad expertise.

Loan portfolio and facilities information as of June 2016.

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Market and regulatory dynamics have encouraged dramatic change in investor and bank attitudes to illiquid instruments in recent years.

Why BNY Mellon Corporate Trust?

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We administer over $240bn of loan assets.

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Relationships with over 300 agent banks gives us unparalleled access to the loan market.

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Over 500 support staff dedicated to loans.

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