BNY Mellon improved on last year’s levels, topping 2022’s global fixed income rankings, having come in second place in 2021. The US bank also came top in the Americas, and finished second in the EMEA unweighted list, like last year, though won the weighted category.
Luxembourg-headquartered Clearstream continued its rise in the global fixed income list, claiming the second spot this year after finishing third in 2021. The Deutsche Börse-owned securities settlement company performed well in EMEA, in first place. Clearstream also won the most innovative fixed income lender award this year, while its Head of Securities Lending Trading - Banking, Funding & Financing, Alexandre Roques, won the Lifetime Achievement Award in this category.
Credit Suisse Zurich broke into the top six global fixed income lenders list, closing the top three global rankings. The Swiss firm maintained its lead in the Asia-Pacific unweighted list, and made an appearance in the Americas category, finishing second behind BNY Mellon.
US asset manager State Street was consistently represented in the top six fixed income lender rankings, claiming the fourth spot in the global, Americas and Asia-Pacific categories. The global score is an improvement of last year’s fifth place. State Street rose to third spot in EMEA, compared to fifth in 2021.
Blackrock did not feature in last year’s lists but rose to fifth place in the global rated fixed income lenders list, and was also in the same spot in the Americas. Blackrock also made an appearance in the Asia-Pacific rankings, in the third spot behind Credit Suisse Zurich and HSBC Agent Lender.
Northern Trust closed the top six global list in 2022, having not been featured in 2021. The US banking group also finished in fourth place in EMEA.
Congratulations to Alexandre Roques, Head of Securities Lending Trading - Banking, Funding & Financing, at Clearstream, who has won the Lifetime Achievement Awards for Fixed Income Lending 2022.
The Fixed Income Lender rankings are part of the ISF Survey, 2022 edition, which can be accessed in the Autumn 2022 magazine here. Equity lender results can be accessed here and here, and the borrower rankings are here and here. We will be releasing the final results, the tech and data vendors, on Thursday.
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