Innovation in Collateral Management: A Forward-Looking Perspective

Firms have taken a transformational approach to developing innovations in collateral management.

Boston, October 28, 2020 – The 2008 financial crisis and the years following had a drastic impact on collateral management and elevated the importance of its operations as evidenced by many firms’ initiatives to create operational and technological efficiency in collateral management. As a result, collateral management is one of the few functions that is making a dramatic shift from the back office to the front office—a key evolution in a post-COVID-19 pandemic world.

This report examines top innovative trends in collateral management adopted by central banks, institutions managing banking books and trading books, and the buy-side. It is based on qualitative interviews with over 30 market participants conducted in the second and third quarters of 2020. Focusing on what service providers’ roadmaps and value propositions might look like in the next 12 to 18 months, it also profiles 23 firms engaged in the collateral markets ecosystem: AcadiaSoft, ApPello, Bloomberg MARS, BNP Paribas Securities Services, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Brown Brothers Harriman, Calypso Technology Inc., Cassini Systems Limited, Citi Markets and Securities Services, CloudMargin, Finastra, FIS, Genpact, Hazeltree Fund Services Inc., Margin Reform, Margin Tonic, Murex, Pirum, SmartStream, State Street Global Markets, Transcend Street Solutions, Vermeg, and Wipro Limited.

This 77-page Impact Report contains nine figures and six tables. Clients of Aite Group’s Institutional Securities & Investments or Wholesale Banking & Payments service can download this report, the corresponding charts, and the Executive Impact Deck.

This report mentions Arria NLG, Bank of England, Bank of Japan, CFTC, Clearstream, CommerzBank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Borse Group, DTCC MTU, Equilend, Euroclear, European Central Bank, Federal Reserve, FIA, FINRA, Fnality, HQLAx, ICMA, ISDA Common Data Model, ISLA, JP Morgan, the Central Securities Depository of Poland (KDPW), Libra, R3, REGIS-TR, Tether, UBS, and UnaVista.

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