2024 Event Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors for helping make the
14th Annual Canadian Securities Lending Conference possible

Title Sponsors


Supporting Event Partners

Title Sponsor

Royal Bank of Canada is a global financial institution with a purpose-driven, principles-led approach to delivering leading performance. Our success comes from the 94,000+ employees who leverage their imaginations and insights to bring our vision, values and strategy to life so we can help our clients thrive and communities prosper. As Canada’s biggest bank, and one of the largest in the world based on market capitalization, we have a diversified business model with a focus on innovation and providing exceptional experiences to our more than 17 million clients in Canada, the U.S. and 27 other countries.

Learn more at rbc.com

Title Sponsor

National Bank Financial Markets is the trade name of the Financial Markets division of National Bank of Canada. National Bank Financial is a fully-integrated investment dealer combining retail advisory and brokerage services with institutional brokerage, investment banking, corporate finance, and securities clearing for third parties. National Bank Financial Markets has a major presence in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, and Vancouver, as well as operations in the United States, Europe and Asia. Our professionals are passionate, entrepreneurial and client-focused team. Our “One Client, One Bank with One Mission – Putting People First” culture creates an environment of collaboration and accountability. We work together to deliver solutions that help our clients achieve long-term success.

Visit nbfm.ca for details.

Title Sponsor

Established in 1784, BNY Mellon is America’s oldest bank and the first company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BK).  Today, BNY Mellon powers capital markets around the world through comprehensive solutions that help clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment life cycle.  BNY Mellon had $45.7 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration and $1.8 trillion in assets under management as of Sept. 30, 2023. BNY Mellon has been named among Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies and Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators.

Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com.

Title Sponsor

TD Securities is a leading corporate and investment bank. Operating out of 34 cities across the globe, we offer a wide range of capital markets products and services to our corporate, government, and institutional clients around the world. Our services include underwriting and distributing new issues, providing trusted advice and industry-leading insight, extending access to global markets, and delivering integrated transaction banking solutions.

Website: https://www.tdsecurities.com/ca/en

Cocktail Reception Sponsor

State Street Financing Solutions provides a comprehensive and innovative set of securities financing products.  As one of the longest running and largest securities financing providers in the industry, we are positioned well to understand your financing and investment needs across global markets.  Our leading Agency Lending, Prime offerings, and Repo services can help you get the most out of your portfolios and support your investment strategy. As a market innovator, we’ve expanded our services with a range of peer to peer financing services helping you access new pools of liquidity and providing competitive overnight and term cash investment financing through our common platform, Venturi. Combining our full suite of offerings, supported by a business model that is built to provide stability through market cycles, we can help identify potential areas for savings, profits and, ultimately, achieve alpha.

Visit statestreet.com for details.

Badge Sponsor

EquiLend is a global financial technology firm offering Trading, Post-Trade, Data & Analytics, RegTech and Platform Solutions for the securities finance industry. With offices in North America, EMEA and Asia-Pacific, EquiLend operates across various jurisdictions worldwide, adhering to the highest regulatory standards.


Breakfast Sponsor

Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking services. Improve performance and drive operational efficiency with our innovative banking & markets solutions to meet your securities finance, foreign exchange and institutional brokerage needs. Securities lending can play a significant role in your investment portfolio and risk management strategy and we are committed to providing you a flexible, customizable and transparent program to bring enhanced returns. 

Visit https://www.northerntrust.com/united-states/what-we-do/asset-servicing/capital-markets/securities-finance for details.

Lunch Sponsor

J.P. Morgan Securities Services is delivering best-in-class asset servicing and unrivaled data solutions, backed by the thoughtful financial intelligence of our Corporate & Investment Bank. With steadfast commitment to excellence, we give global investors the freedom, confidence, and control to focus on the evolution of their business.

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in banking, markets, securities services and payments. We provide strategic advice, raise capital, manage risk and extend liquidity to the world’s most prominent corporations, governments and institutions across 100+ countries.


Swag Sponsor

Wealthsimple is one of Canada’s fastest growing and most trusted money management platforms. The company offers a full suite of simple, sophisticated financial products across managed investing, do-it-yourself trading, cryptocurrency, tax filing, spending and saving. Wealthsimple currently serves 3 million Canadians and holds over $30-billion assets. The company was founded in 2014 by a team of financial experts and technology entrepreneurs, and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

To learn more, visit wealthsimple.com

Break-Out Room Sponsor

Scotiabank is a leading bank in Canada and a leading financial services provider in the Americas. We are here for every future. We help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.

Website: scotiabank.com

Wi-Fi Sponsor

Nearwater Capital works with banks to provide specialized financing to assist them with their funding and balance sheet requirements.  Considered to be the leader in providing specialized solutions for banks and their broker dealers to assist in meeting their customer mission while improving capital and efficiency while reducing costs associated with managing scarce financial resources.  The mutual alignment of interest of working with its banks to help them succeed in their client mandate makes Nearwater Capital the preferred funding counterparty for the world’s most respected financial institutions.

Website: nearwatercapital.com

Headshot Booth Sponsor

Pirum Systems was founded in 2000 with the objective of automating the full post-trade lifecycle for the securities finance and collateral management industries. The Software as a Service (SaaS) platform has since become the industry gold-standard globally for post-trade automation and connectivity solutions. Today, the Pirum platform is used and trusted by over 120 leading financial institutions around the world, covering both buy- and sell-side activities. Pirum delivers automation, operational efficiency, regulatory compliance, and reduced cost for its network of clients, who use Pirum solutions to process their trades in global financial markets. By connecting market participants around the world, the Pirum dynamo sits at the heart of a complex multi-party financial markets eco-system, all the while increasing transparency, streamlining operations and fostering collaboration.

Website: pirum.com

Contributing Sponsor

Combining Wall Street expertise with Silicon Valley technology, GLMX has developed a thriving ecosystem for the negotiation, execution and management of money market instruments including securities financing transactions (SFT). Using state-of-the-art streaming technology, GLMX facilitates a wide array of SFT including multi-variable negotiation, lifecycle events management, STP, reporting and data management. Funded by leading Silicon Valley venture capital firms, GLMX brings unparalleled trading and liquidity management workflow efficiencies to existing counterparties in the global securities financing markets.

The GLMX solution provides intuitive technology, extremely quick development times and enhanced customization. These characteristics allow GLMX to create a premium user experience.

GLMX technology functionality supporting SFT and Time Deposit trading includes:

• Web-based, RFQ-driven, Multi-variable Negotiation

• Bilateral, cleared, and triparty

• Cross-currency, locates, rate runs, packages

• Extensive data capture

• Trade life-cycle management

• Full SFTR reporting

• Pre and post trade API

• Pre-trade control functions

Website: glmx.com

Contributing Sponsor

The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) is the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Founded in 1973, OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and market integrity by delivering clearing and settlement services for options, futures and securities lending transactions. As a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU), OCC operates under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. OCC has more than 100 clearing members and provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 20 exchanges and trading platforms.

Website: theocc.com

Coffee Break Sponsor

TMX Group operates global markets, and builds digital communities and analytic solutions that facilitate the funding, growth and success of businesses, traders and investors. TMX Group’s key operations include Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TSX Alpha Exchange, The Canadian Depository for Securities, Montréal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, TMX Trayport and TMX VettaFi, which provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, technology solutions, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across North America (Montréal, Calgary, Vancouver and New York), as well as in key international markets including London, Singapore and Vienna.

Our Mission                                                  

We power capital and commodity markets with client-centric, technology-driven global solutions.

Our Vision                            

To be an indispensable solution for companies around the world to raise capital and the preferred destination for traders and investors to prosper.

For more information about TMX Group, visit www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on X: @TMXGroup.

Media Sponsor

Securities Finance Times is the go-to industry publication for free news, views and opinion on securities finance and collateral management. The fortnightly publication and accompanying website cover securities borrowing and lending, repo and collateral management in easy-to-digest issues that inform, educate and explain, at no cost to you. The website also provides the latest information on securities lending, repo and collateral management events around the world.

Visit securitiesfinancetimes.com