We analyzed the most recent public filing data available from several of the largest retail-oriented brokers who publicly market Fully Paid Lending (FPL) programs. While no broker is required (or does) disclose specifically what percentage of their customers participate in the FPL business, Finadium’s base program models are able to make some estimates. Based on public filing data for the first quarter of 2016, we estimate that retail oriented brokers are exceeding a 15% utilization of potential FPL supply in their securities lending programs.
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