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Thursday, May 17 2012 - 08:00
SunGard Launches New Solution to Help Automate Japanese Securities Lending
TOKYO, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-AsiaNet/ --

SunGard has extended its suite of securities finance solutions with the launch 
of Apex JSFC Trade Manager, which helps reduce the costs and increase the 
productivity of lenders participating in the Japan Securities Finance 
Corporation's (JSFC) ( ) daily auction 
of securities lending requirements.

Each day the JSFC publishes the borrow requirements of market participants so 
that holders of stocks can submit their best offers in an effort to capture 
those lending opportunities. However, many lenders rely on time consuming and 
error-prone manual processes to match each opportunity with available 

Apex JSFC Trade Manager automates the bid submission process, helping lenders 
save time, increase accuracy and reduce costs. Analytical tools help traders 
determine the best quantity and fee for each stock and make more accurate and 
timely bids. Users can also take dividends into account and utilize decision 
support tools to help optimize their P&L in the auction process and facilitate 
funding/financing trades when they are looking to generate cash through the 

Delivered on an ASP basis, Apex JSFC Trade Manager is easily integrated with 
any stock borrowing and lending system for straight through processing or run 
as a standalone solution. 

Jane Milner, head of strategy for securities finance and enterprise collateral 
management for SunGard's capital markets business, said, "The Japan Securities 
Finance Corporation's daily stock lending process is a time-critical event that 
involves lending hundreds of stocks, analyzing current positions and assigning 
fees. SunGard's Apex JSFC Trade Manager automates this process to help 
securities lenders capture the maximum revenue from Japanese lending 
opportunities and save time and costs." 

About SunGard's Securities Finance Solutions

SunGard's securities finance solutions help all types of securities finance 
market participants achieve greater transparency, efficiency and automation. 
Our solutions support stock borrowing and lending, repo trading, prime 
brokerage and collateral management. SunGard's same-day global securities 
lending data also helps firms analyze the latest movements in the markets. For 
more information, please visit 

About SunGard 

SunGard is one of the world's leading software and technology services 
companies. SunGard has more than 17,000 employees and serves approximately 
25,000 customers in more than 70 countries. SunGard provides software and 
processing solutions for financial services, education and the public sector. 
SunGard also provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, 
information availability consulting services and business continuity management 
software. With annual revenue of about US$4.5 billion, SunGard is the largest 
privately held software and services company and is ranked 480 on the Fortune 
500.  For more information, please visit

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