Principal Securities Lending

Principal Securities Lending

Finance your short strategies by borrowing securities using cash and securities as collateral.

(Not available in all markets)

Features

  • Improved Risk Mitigation

    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.

    • Lending longs
    • Pledging of equity collateral
    • Potential opportunities for self-financing and self-borrow transactions (subject to approval and certain restrictions)

     

Business Insights

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Our Single Counterparty Credit Limits (SCCL) guide has what you need to know about the proposed rules capping aggregate net credit exposure which may impact the securities lending market.

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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, executive vice president, BNY Mellon Markets, discusses this new paradigm.

Securities Financing Transactions Regulation

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

What We Do

Securities Lending Survey

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Industry Leadership

BNY Mellon ranked #1 in several key categories and received its best rankings to date in the 2016 International Securities Lending Survey from Global Investor/ISF.

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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.

Our Thinking

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BNY Mellon Markets experts explore Canadian and U.S. equity trends and strategies for driving agency securities lending revenue in these key markets.

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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.

Sovereign Institutions Enhancing Global Liquidity

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

Securities Finance Regulatory Update

At our October 2017 Securities Finance Regulatory Update webinar, we discussed the current regulatory climate and the impact of regulation on securities finance. 

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Contact Us

Bill Kelly
Do you want to know more about BNY Mellon Markets?
William P. Kelly
Global Head of Agency Securities Finance
bill.kelly@bnymellon.com
+1 212 815 3908
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1 View credit ratings for The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation and its principal subsidiaries.

2 Markit Securities Finance for the period from 1/1/2016 through 12/31/2016 measured against other custodian agent lenders.

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