Securities lending can play a significant role in your investment portfolio and risk management strategy. With our deep industry knowledge, we can help you extract the highest amount of intrinsic value from loans. We will work with you to optimize the value of your portfolio while continuing to support your investment strategy.
We strive to understand your unique needs and work closely with you to implement a program that meets your return objectives while managing risk in global markets. For more than 35 years, Northern Trust’s securities lending team has helped arrange loans on our clients’ behalf. Our commitment to our business and our clients is continuous.
Customized Lending Program
We’ll work with you to customize your lending program based on your risk and return objectives. Select the type of collateral you are willing to accept, set minimum fees, approve borrowers and determine any limits—all in accordance to your own specifications.
Our comprehensive range of equity and fixed income markets, combined with a network of 60+ highly rated parent borrower organizations, provides a variety of options to assist in supporting your portfolio objectives.
Monitor your securities lending program and receive transparent reporting through our state-of-the-art reporting tool on Northern Trust Passport®, which displays timely and relevant program metrics. Additionally, our global trading platform streamlines the securities lending process for seamless communication between borrowers and Northern Trust, ensuring you receive competitive pricing on securities lent from your portfolio. With 24-hour trading offices located in Chicago, London, Hong Kong, Sydney and Toronto, our program’s reach is global.
Unrivaled Client Service
Our robust risk management practice uses performance data to evaluate the potential risks and returns of transactions, allowing you to benchmark our performance and compare us to the rest of the industry.
We are focused on delivering superior results tailored to your needs. Our global team of securities lending professionals is dedicated to building relationships based on trust and reliability.
Mark Snowdon is Senior Vice President and Head of Capital Markets, Asia Pacific, at Northern Trust's regional head office in Singapore. Capital Markets encompasses brokerage, foreign exchange, securities lending and transition management services, and has businesses in Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore and Sydney. Mark's role includes a mandate to pursue the strategic alignment, growth and development of these businesses within the Asia-Pacific region.
Previously, Mark was responsible for client servicing and business development across Asia Pacific for Northern Trust's securities lending business. This included relationships with global complex clients such as governments, sovereigns, central bank entities, pension funds, insurance companies and investment managers.
Mark has worked in the asset and financial servicing industry since 1990, and has been at Northern Trust since 2010. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Mark was an Executive Director at J.P. Morgan UK, responsible for the EMEA custody growth business and the global M&A strategy of the asset servicing business.
Before that, Mark was Head of Institutional Sales for The Bank of New York in EMEA, prior to which he was Head of Global Account Management at Clearstream the ICSD. He started his career at Barclays PLC in corporate banking and asset servicing.
During his career Mark has worked in business management, client and sales management, product, operations, network management and risk/credit.
Mark is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, and has a BSc in Management from Aston University in Birmingham, UK.
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