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.
Sunil Daswani is a Senior Vice President and is responsible for the relationship management team for all of Northern Trust's global clients (ex North America) who participate in Securities lending. He also leads the sales efforts for any new clients interested in Northern Trust's Securities Lending capabilities and may be interested in participating in our lending programme.
Sunil previously acted as Director and Regional Manager for Securities Lending, Asia for Northern Trust Global Investments based in Hong Kong. There he was responsible for addressing and evaluating securities lending initiatives for lenders and borrowers where Northern Trust acted as an agent lender. Sunil additionally focused on building the supply of Asian assets for Northern Trust global securities lending program ensuring that the due diligence was carried out when lending its clients assets in each jurisdiction. Sunil was also the Chairman of the Pan Asia Securities Lending Association (PASLA), from 2005 through 2008.
Prior to this position, Sunil was a Global Custody product manager at Citigroup.
Sunil holds a BSc. (Economics) in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics (1993).
Justin Miller is a Senior Vice President at The Northern Trust Company's London Branch and is responsible for the Securities Lending Relationship Management team in EMEA. Prior to this role, Justin was a Senior Relationship Manager in the Securities Lending division in London supporting clients in EMEA and APAC as well as a securities lending trader based in Hong Kong on our Trading Desk.
Justin was a member of the Global Opportunities in Leadership Development (GOLD) Programme during which he completed rotations in Information Delivery Services, Personal Financial Services Relationship Management, NTGI High Yield Fixed Income Portfolio Management, NTGI Investment Client Services, and Corporate and Institutional Services Relationship Management in Hong Kong. Justin joined Northern Trust in August 2002 as a Fiduciary Support Associate in Personal Financial Support Services within Worldwide Operations and Technology.
Justin earned a B.S. in Finance and a B.S. in Management Information Systems from Miami University in Ohio and a Master in Business Administration from City University London.
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