Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) and Dutch asset management firm Robeco have both joined the EquiLend electronic securities lending platform.
CSFB's managed lending unit has joined the Equilend platform as a lender.
Jack McNally, MD and global head of managed lending at CSFB, says: "The platform's global reach and depth of liquidity will enhance our ability to efficiently distribute our client's assets and focus on tailoring programs to the specific needs and requirements of our clients everywhere.
Robeco has joined Equilend as a participant and is the first Dutch-domiciled firm to join the open standards system.
CSFB and Robeco join Abbey National, Boston Global Advisors, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan Securities and Nomura Group as well as EquiLend's 10 founding participants.