Technology

Asterisk Networks utilises Euroclear Bank as our assured settlement administration

To provide secure stock settlement and tri-partycollateral management.

Transparent pricing and bid-offer capabilities

All trades agreed on the Asterisk Networks platform are added to the anonymous Asterisk Networks Real Time Ticker ARTT.

Cloud-based services

Using Microsoft’s Azure platform to provide a robust, highly available, scalable platform infrastructure.

Web-based solution

No software installation required to begin negotiating securities lending trades. Participants can build their own code to utilize our secure web API as volume increases.

Secured FTP and SWIFT network

Communication with Euroclear bank uses Secure FTP (SSH protocol) and the SWIFT network. The Asterisk Networks portal and API are accessed using secure https protocol.

Peer-to-peer order management

Allows participants to approve and select counterparties with whom they wish to negotiate and agree securities lending transactions. Participants can review positions and choose appropriate collateral.

Simplified transaction negotiation

Participants can send request for quotes, search positions and negotiate terms such as rate, quantity, term and collateral.

Asterisk Networks utilises Euroclear Bank as our assured settlement administration

To provide secure stock settlement and tri-partycollateral management.

Simplified transaction negotiation

Participants can send request for quotes, search positions and negotiate terms such as rate, quantity, term and collateral.

Transparent pricing and bid-offer capabilities

All trades agreed on the Asterisk Networks platform are added to the anonymous Asterisk Networks Real Time Ticker ARTT.

Peer-to-peer order management

Allows participants to approve and select counterparties with whom they wish to negotiate and agree securities lending transactions. Participants can review positions and choose appropriate collateral.

Technology

Cloud-based services

Using Microsoft’s Azure platform to provide a robust, highly available, scalable platform infrastructure.

Secured FTP and SWIFT network

Communication with Euroclear bank uses Secure FTP (SSH protocol) and the SWIFT network. The Asterisk Networks portal and API are accessed using secure https protocol.

Web-based solution

No software installation required to begin negotiating securities lending trades. Participants can build their own code to utilize our secure web API as volume increases.

Participants

Lenders

  • Asset Managers
  • Banks
  • Central Banks
  • Corporates
  • Insurance Companies
  • Hedge Funds
  • Mutual Funds
  • Pension Funds
  • Sovereign Wealth Funds
 
  • Asset Managers
  • Banks
  • Hedge Funds
  • Pension Funds

Borrowers

Structure

Benefits

  • Confidence to achieve peer-to-peer market pricing by comparing your execution to the Asterisk Networks Real Time Ticker ARTT.
  • Increase distribution channels adding an alternative route to market.
  • Increase Lending revenue by:
    • Improving the Beneficial Owner’s portfolio utilisation
    • Lending Hedge Fund long assets
    • Accessing a new and alternative demand network
    • Participating directly in more transparent and stable event driven activity
  • Confidence to achieve peer-to-peer market pricing by comparing your execution to the Asterisk Networks Real Time Ticker ARTT.
  • Reduce expenses by accessing an alternative lender network.
  • Improve liquidity and access with an alternative lender network.
  • Future proof your business against price increases, termination of services and restricting business models.
  • Optimisation of bank financial resources created through efficiencies of the Asterisk Networks structure.

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