Securities Finance

Securities financing tools to source liquidity, borrow securities, and lend securities to help enhance portfolio returns.

BNY Mellon Securities Finance

Regulation and rapidly changing global financial markets can present challenges and opportunities as you implement investment strategies and try to comply with capital requirements.

Work with BNY Mellon as you face these challenges and opportunities. Together, we can build a flexible and efficient financing solution.

Do you want to learn more about our Securities Finance solutions?


  • Global Perspective
  • Innovative Capabilities
  • Interconnectivity
  • Comprehensive Services
  • Technology
Global Perspective 1

Exceptional insight into evolving needs of a large portion of the world's capital markets.

Global Perspective 2

BNY Mellon continues to rank among financial firms with the highest credit ratings globally*

Global Perspective 3

Leverage our global scale to help meet your trading, financing and collateral needs.

Innovative Capabilities 1

Ability to accept expanding forms of non-cash collateral.

Innovative Capabilities 2

Focus on intrinsic return to help optimize return on assets.

Innovative Capabilities 3

Finance your investment portfolios and convert idle assets to support your investment strategies.

Interconnectivity 1

Unique market position as major clearing bank & collateral management service provider.

Interconnectivity 2

Leadership participation within trade and industry organizations.

Interconnectivity 3

Benefit from our industry relationships as you look to drive results.

Comprehensive Services 1

Robust selection of flexible product options including securities lending, borrowing securities and secured loans.

Comprehensive Services 2

Tools to help you to collateralize transactions, enhance returns and facilitate liquidity.

Comprehensive Services 3

Together, we can build a flexible and efficient financing solution.

Technology 1

Next-generation technology combined with a global operating model and scalable infrastructure.

Technology 2

Non-cash and cash collateral investment flexibility, proprietary auction technology, and detailed analyses.

Technology 3

Empowers you to make more informed investment decisions.

Business Insights

James Slater

Global Head of Securities Finance
BNY Mellon Markets

The securities finance and securities lending model is changing. BNY Mellon Markets is helping our clients find solutions, find new routes to market.

James Slater’s biography

Securities Financing Transactions Regulation

SFTR requirements introduce significant changes and present challenges for the securities finance industry.  

Securities Financing Transactions Regulation

Our Thinking

Sovereign Institutions Enhancing Global Liquidity

Twenty-five sovereign institutions surveyed. Challenges and opportunities abound.

Sovereign Institutions Enhancing Global Liquidity
Securities Finance Regulatory Update

Securities Finance Regulatory Update

At our annual Securities Finance Regulatory Update, we discussed the current regulatory climate and the impact of regulation on securities finance. 

Securities Finance: Equity Market Update

Panelists at a BNY Mellon roundtable in January of 2016 took a closer look at recent market trends in the areas of equity finance and equity securities lending, discussing the trends and drivers around recent market volatility and the resulting impact on the equity finance markets across the globe.

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Key Securities Lending Trends for 2016

Key Securities Lending Trends for 2016

After a bumpy ride in 2015, what trends can beneficial owners expect to see in the securities lending markets over the next 12 months? Steve Kiely, Head of Securities Finance New Business Development, EMEA, BNY Mellon Markets.

Collateral Rising

Michael McAuley, global head of product strategy, securities finance, BNY Mellon Markets, explains where he’s seeing demand for client assets; if the concept of the collateral upgrade trade is new to beneficial owners; how CCPs are developing to meet beneficial owners’ needs; and other trends that he is seeing.

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Securities Lending Post Crisis

Steve Kiely, head of securities finance new business development, EMEA, BNY Mellon Markets, talks to Funds Europe about a more mature, post-crisis attitude within the securities lending market.

“Pricing will more accurately reflect the impact of attracting capital as the broader community comes up to speed with evolving regulations.”

Rob Chiuch
Managing Director Global Head of Equity & Fixed Income Finance
BNY Mellon Markets


“Nordic markets have historically enjoyed steady growth in securities lending, and it’s showing no sign of slowing down.”

Steve Kiely
Head of Securities Finance New Business Development, EMEA
BNY Mellon Markets


Contact Us

William P. Kelly

Do you want to know more about BNY Mellon Markets?

William P. Kelly
Head of Securities Finance Business Development
+1 212 815 3908


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