This report provides a data-oriented overview of the securities lending industry in 2015 including the players, market size and regulatory drivers affecting participant behavior. Data are sourced from Finadium surveys in 2014 and 2015 and from market data providers. Our analyses of the dynamics impacting market participants are formed by our research both for Finadium reports and on Securities Finance Monitor.
The audience for this report is market professionals who seek an understanding of the major dynamics and participants in securities lending. Readers may include hedge fund managers, mutual fund boards and executives, and senior banking professionals who come across securities lending on occasion but do not work regularly in the industry. By taking a data- oriented approach, we aim to offer an objective look at the state of the securities lending industry in 2015. We conclude the report with recent market developments and areas to watch going forward.
This report is part of the Finadium Executive Briefing series, providing briefings and analysis to the financial markets industry.
This report is 25 pages with 16 exhibits.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
■ Executive Summary
■ The State of Securities Lending
– Outstanding Volumes
– Revenue Patterns
■ Market Participants and the Securities Lending Value Chain
– Beneficial Owners
– Agent Lenders
– Prime Brokers and Other Borrowers
■ The Regulatory Impact
■ Upcoming Market Developments
■ About the Author
■ About Finadium