BNY Mellon continues to rank among financial firms with the highest credit ratings globally and remains Moody’s highest-rated financial firm in the U.S. at the bank level.1 The company's Tier 1 ratio is among the highest of all major U.S. banks and contains a large percentage of common equity.
Highly rated counterparty helps diversify traditional risk
Access to Lendable Securities
You can leverage BNY Mellon’s securities financing experience. We have been providing securities lending services since 1977 and have the industry’s largest custodian agent lending program.
Additional source of lendable assets
Access to the world’s largest supply of lendable securities2
Diversification of financing counterparties
Manage Borrowing and Financing Costs
You can finance your short strategies by borrowing securities and using cash and securities held at BNY Mellon as collateral.
Pledging of equity collateral
Potential opportunities for self-financing and self-borrow transactions (subject to approval and certain restrictions)
Great Challenges, Greater Opportunities
Regulatory change remains a driving force behind many of the new opportunities and challenges facing the securities finance industry. James Slater, global head of securities finance, BNY Mellon Markets, discusses this new paradigm.
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.
At a recent webinar, our experts discussed how money market fund reform, expanding central bank balance sheets and increased regulatory requirements are shaping the fixed income and repo markets and securities financing strategies.