About Our Sponsors

While BNY Mellon is best known as a custody bank, we’re actually much more than that. In fact, we service the entire lifecycle of a transaction, from custody through to trading, funding, liquidity, collateral management and settlement. BNY Mellon is a market leader in agency securities lending, conduit principal securities lending and secured loans and deliver comprehensive services around pledged margin assets, from collateral segregation through to collateral administration. Whether it’s cash equities, ETFs, sovereign or corporate bonds, agencies or MBS, you can execute it all with our capital markets desk. BNY Mellon provides clients access to cost-effective funding and efficient access to money market funds through our Liquidity DIRECT portal.

Clear Street is the modern prime broker. We believe that all market participants, from individual traders to large institutions, should have easy access to the tools and services they need to compete in today’s fast-paced markets. We are the first prime brokerage platform built on cloud-based infrastructure. Our technology is flexible, scalable, secure, and reliable. Today, we offer clients everything they need to trade U.S. equities and options. In the future, they’ll be able to trade every major asset class in every major market. Our modern tech stack and seamless experience allows clients to trade sooner and smarter.

DTCC

With over 45 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From 21 locations around the world, DTCC, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes and standardizes the processing of financial transactions, mitigating risk, increasing transparency and driving efficiency for thousands of broker/dealers, custodian banks and asset managers. Industry owned and governed, the firm simplifies the complexities of clearing, settlement, asset servicing, data management, data reporting and information services across asset classes, bringing increased security and soundness to financial markets. To learn more, visit www.dtcc.com.

Combining Wall Street expertise with Silicon Valley technology, GLMX has developed a thriving ecosystem for the negotiation, execution and management of securities financing transactions (SFT). Using state-of-the-art streaming technology, GLMX facilitates a wide array of SFT including multi-variable negotiation, lifecycle events management, STP, reporting and data management. Funded by leading Silicon Valley venture capital firms, GLMX brings unparalleled trading and liquidity management workflow efficiencies to existing counterparties in the global securities financing markets. The GLMX solution provides intuitive technology, extremely quick development times and enhanced customisation. These characteristics allow GLMX to create a premium user experience.

MarketAxess Post-Trade is a leading provider of trade matching and regulatory reporting services.  MarketAxess process over 2.3 billion cross-asset class transactions annually on behalf of its community of over 900 buy- and sell-side firms globally.  MarketAxess Match and Repo products offer near real time electronic trade confirmations reducing risk and providing greater control over post-execution processes across both cash and repo transactions.  MarketAxess also operates an Approved Publication Arrangement (APA) and Approved Reporting Mechanism (ARM) for MiFID II trade and transaction reporting in addition to providing support for other regulatory regimes.

MarketAxess is headquartered in New York and has offices in London, Amsterdam, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, São Paulo, Hong Kong and Singapore. For more information, please visit www.marketaxess.com/post-trade.

Natixis is a French multinational financial services firm specialized in asset & wealth management, corporate & investment banking, insurance and payments. A subsidiary of Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France through its two retail banking networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne, Natixis counts nearly 16,000 employees across 38 countries. Its clients include corporations, financial institutions, sovereign and supranational organizations, as well as the customers of Groupe BPCE’s networks. Listed on the Paris stock exchange, Natixis has a solid financial base with a CET1 capital under Basel 3(1) of €11.8 billion, a Basel 3 CET1 Ratio(1) of 11.7% and quality long-term ratings (Standard & Poor’s: A+ / Moody’s: A1 / Fitch Ratings: A+).

(1) Based on CRR-CRD4 rules as reported on June 26, 2013, including the Danish compromise – without phase-in Figures as at 30 September 2020

Pirum offers a secure, centralised automation and connectivity hub for international securities finance (Stock Loan and Repo), cleared and uncleared derivatives and other bilateral transactions. We allow the complete automation of the post-trade and collateral lifecycle.

Processing hundreds of thousands of repo trades globally each day, our suite of services enable our clients to seamlessly affirm repo trade economics on a real time basis, communicate and resolve exceptions with counterparts, instruct tri-party agents and integrate services with a variety of other market vendors.

Scotiabank’s global Prime Services/Repo business offers enhanced leverage, broad access to securities lending supply, competitive pricing, capital introduction, equity execution services, repo and synthetic financing. Our highly experienced client service teams based in Toronto, New York, London and Singapore provide 24-hour coverage, delivering expertise and insight in over 35 markets. The Bank of Nova Scotia offers safety, security and an extensive global footprint that enables connectivity around the world. For more information, please visit www.scotiaprimeservices.com and follow us on Twitter @ScotiabankGBM.

State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is one of the world’s leading providers of financial services to institutional investors including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. With $43.7 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration as of December 31, 2021, State Street operates globally in more than 100 geographic markets and employs approximately 39,000 worldwide. For more information, visit State Street’s website at www.statestreet.com.

State Street Global Markets – We strive to enhance and preserve the value of your portfolio by providing easier access to integrated liquidity, financing and research. We back our trading and securities lending solutions with proprietary technology that mitigates risk, and with flow research that offers insights into investor behavior. We offer the channels, choices and products that make financing and cash management simpler and more efficient. You can access our solutions individually or combine them to maximize opportunities for alpha generation and effective funding of investment strategies.

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Tradeweb Markets Inc. (Nasdaq: TW) is a leading, global operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets. Founded in 1996, Tradeweb provides access to markets, data and analytics, electronic trading, straight-through-processing and reporting for more than 40 products to clients in the institutional, wholesale and retail markets. Advanced technologies developed by Tradeweb enhance price discovery, order execution and trade workflows while allowing for greater scale and helping to reduce risks in client trading operations. Tradeweb serves approximately 2,500 clients in more than 65 countries. On average, Tradeweb facilitated more than $920 billion in notional value traded per day over the past four fiscal quarters.

Transcend is on a mission to help global market participants achieve next-level performance results through innovative solutions that enhance liquidity, funding, and collateral decisions. With a growing roster of world-class banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and custodians as clients, the firm is quickly becoming the gold standard for inventory analytics, optimization, and automation within a business-line or across the enterprise.

Led by a team of 140+ domain experts, Transcend addresses an array of complex financial, operational and regulatory concerns challenging the capital markets industry. For more information, visit transcendstreet.com.

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