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Stock Borrowing what it is and why?

Stock Borrowing what is it and why? By Roy Zimmerhansl At its most basic level, Stock Borrowing is the temporary transfer of an asset from an owner to a borrower in return for a fee, with risk managed through the provision of collateral and governed by standard industry documentation. Borrowing stock for the purpose of […]

Why most Institutional Investors still don’t Lend

Why Most Institutional Investors Still Don’t Lend By Roy Zimmerhansl At first glance the €21 trillion of securities available for loan at the end of 2019 seems a large figure and indeed it is. However, by various estimates, the total amount of institutionally managed assets was above €60 trillion at the same time. In other […]