Northern Trust is an experienced securities lending industry leader and strongly differentiates ourselves in the marketplace in each of these areas:
A Core Business
Northern Trust has over 30 years of experience of providing superior securities lending services and we remain fully committed to the business and the satisfaction of our clients.
Northern Trust has a stable and experienced team dedicated to securities lending. Our securities lending senior managers are focused on developing unique solutions for our clients and are active participants in industry associations in an effort to help guide program and industry development.
Senior management at Northern Trust understands securities lending and is involved in overall business strategy. As a result, our securities lending program receives robust capital support, allowing us to continuously invest in our business and our clients.
Exceptional Capital Strength
Northern Trust possesses the financial strength and stability to be a premier and dependable partner for our clients. We have proven success through years of business cycles.
Sophisticated investors recognize the importance of partnering with a stable and disciplined lending agent, and discerning investors recognize that indemnification is only as strong as the lending agent offering the protection.
Our strong capital base empowers us to continually invest in our securities lending business and our clients.
Unique Global Integration
Northern Trust provides market expertise through a single global team of professionals. We have an experienced and stable team leading our program — a key benefit to our clients.
We achieve efficiency in technology through our single, global proprietary trading platform. Organic growth enables us to develop and evolve our trading platform, allowing us to quickly capitalize on trades that others cannot. Our efficient technology and market expertise make us a more attractive partner for the global borrower community, allowing us to lend more of our clients' securities.
Northern Trust's competitive advantage is gained via a distinctive global infrastructure. Our global presence and single system enable us to optimally connect our clients' supply with borrower demand around the world at all times.
Proven Performance Results
Northern Trust is a single provider offering multiple routes to market, expertise in all forms of collateral and ongoing expansion into new markets. We have over 30 years of experience of innovative solutions supported by robust risk management.
Our experienced team of trading professionals are focused on optimizing the intrinsic value of client assets through the use of advanced technology and automation, and auction and exclusive capabilities. Our traders understand the value of each loan and negotiate with borrowers to achieve the maximum benefit for clients.
Our performance record is strong, with Northern Trust consistently exceeding industry composite benchmarks.
Intense Focus on Client Satisfaction
Our dedicated team of securities lending professionals consistently demonstrates our corporate culture of exceptional client service. Our team acts with the highest degree of ethics and honesty, and develops relationships based on trust and reliability. We believe in being relationship focused, not transaction oriented. We provide a consultative approach by delivering day to day strategic support and offering access to senior management, trading and cash management professionals.
Northern Trust anticipates client needs and proactively customizes solutions to fulfill them by hiring and supporting talented professionals and focusing on learning and development. Furthermore, we listen, understand, and respond to feedback to deliver tailored solutions for our clients.
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).
Bradley J. Blackwell
Bradley is a Relationship Manager for Northern Trust Global Securities Lending, specializing in the Large Corporate segment. He is responsible for ensuring that Global Securities Lending clients receive quality and coordinated services from our operations, trading and investment areas. Bradley also assists with sales and marketing efforts within this same segment.
Previously, Bradley managed the securities lending account management team. Prior to that role, Bradley was a securities lending account manager. Bradley joined Northern Trust in 2006 as an Accountant within Fund Administration in Worldwide Operations.
Bradley was named an Officer in February, 2009 and a Second Vice President in February, 2010.
He received a B.S. degree in finance from West Virginia University.
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