International Securities Lending Association

The International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) is a leading non-profit industry association, representing the common interests of securities lending and financing market participants across Europe, Middle East and Africa. It's geographically diverse membership of over 180 firms includes institutional investors, asset managers, custodial banks, prime brokers and service providers.

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Securities Lending Explained

This short 5 minute animation, produced by the digital team at FleishmanHillard, explains what securities lending is, who uses securities lending and why, and how securities lending benefits broader financial markets and the provision of liquidity.

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2023 in Review

December 2023

In this ISLA Podcasts episode, hosted by ISLA’s CEO, Andrew Dyson, and featuring ISLA’s Legal, Digital, and Regulation team members, the focus is on initiatives that ISLA has worked on throughout the past year!

Securities Lending & Financing Market Data

Securities lending and financing market data provides a unique window into the world of our members alongside the broader industry.

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Upcoming ISLA Events


  • Oct
  • 2024
  • Training
  • In person

ISLA & ICMA Workshop: Repo & Securities Lending Under the GMRA – GMSLA

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Upcoming Working Group Meetings

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