EquiLend LLC has selected Radianz’s global financial extranet, RadianzNet to provide financial institutions secure network access to EquiLend’s global electronic securities lending platform. EquiLend – whose founding members include Barclays Global Investors, Bear Stearns, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan Chase, Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Northern Trust, State Street, and UBS – is an open, global, standards-based system that allows borrowers and lenders of securities to transact with each other through a secure hub. Under Radianz’s agreement with EquiLend, participants have the option to connect to EquiLend’s platform via RadianzNet.
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