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What happens to dividend payments or similar benefits when my securities are on loan?

What happens to dividend payments or similar benefits when my securities are on loan?

When you lend your securities, they are transferred to the borrower. However, you will not miss out on any additional income. Dividend/coupon payments will still be paid to you by the borrower. The only thing that changes when you lend your securities is your right as a shareholder to vote. However, if you wish to vote, you can recall the securities at any time ahead of the record date.

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