Frequently Asked Questions


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Securities lending is a well-established practice, and a $2tn industry, in which owners of stocks, bonds and ETFs lend them out in return for a payment known as lending revenue- rent. Read more

Principally, every owner of stocks, bonds and ETFs has the right to lend them. However, for decades the practise has been largely confined to big financial institutions who have made billions of dollars from renting out their securities. Read more

Borrowers of securities are the large financial institutions – such as investment banks, brokers and hedge funds. Read more

Securities lending, like all market activities, creates a risk/reward trade-off for the lender, borrower and agent lender. Read more

Sharegain is a fintech company opening up the $2tn securities lending industry for every investor. Read more

As lenders, our services are available to investors with direct holdings in stocks, bonds and ETFs in excess of £500,000.

As borrowers, our services are available to top-tier banks only. Read more

Once you have assessed the risks and made the decision to lend through Sharegain, you sign one agreement with us. Read more

Once you’re a client of Sharegain you can log into your dashboard, decide which securities to lend, set your lending terms and your level of engagement. Read more

With securities lending, as with other investment activities, your capital may be at risk.

Sharegain Ltd. is registered in England and Wales (no. 09600298) and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (no. 730395).
*This website is directed exclusively at and intended to be used only by professional investors and retail investors with direct holdings in stocks, bonds and ETFs in excess of £500,000. Our website is not directed at any person or institution where (by reason of nationality, residence or otherwise) the availability of our website or securities lending in general is prohibited. The material on this website is for general information and should not be considered as investment advice or solicitation to be involved in securities lending or to use one of Sharegain’s services. Securities lending involves risks and we have not and will not assess whether our service is appropriate for you. If you decide to lend your securities, your capital may be at risk. Please consult professional advisors if you are in any doubt as to whether the service would be beneficial for you or whether you require any consent or need to observe any formalities, before deciding to engage in securities lending.
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