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What’s the lifetime value of securities lending for an asset manager?

It’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day of capital markets. But the real success stories are behind the headlines, earned through steady, relentless focus.  At Sharegain, we wanted to understand what returns lenders were making from securities lending, not across months or quarters but across decades. We’ve collated our findings here, analysing one …

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Securities Finance TV

Video interview: Do short-selling bans work? Boaz Yaari speaks to Securities Finance TV

In response to the market disruption caused by Covid 19, some regulators banned short-selling in attempt to reduce volatility, but have the bans worked? At Sharegain, we’ve been analysing the data on short selling bans and our Founder and CEO, Boaz Yaari recently shared his thoughts with Bill Foley on Securities Finance TV. Transcript:  Bill …

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2008 vs 2020: Where is the rubber hitting the road in securities lending?

In every crisis, there’s a point of contact: a collision between day-to-day activity and the swirling hurricane of forces beyond our control. For securities lending, 2008 certainly saw this collision. It sparked a chain reaction which set the industry on the path it’s taken today. COVID-19 has brought the same collision. But this time, the point of collision has been the infrastructure and processes the industry relies on. Now, we …

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