Why Become a Member?

With over 190 members across 22 countries, and representing all facets of the securities lending market; including institutional investors, banks, broker-dealers, service providers and alternative investment managers (AIMs), the International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) is a leading voice for the industry across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Just some of the benefits of becoming a member firm are:

  • Access to ISLA Committees and Working Groups
  • Free attendance to the Annual ISLA Post Trade Conference
  • Preferential rates to attend the Annual ISLA Conference
  • Access premium content and receive regular updates
  • Build your network

Download a current list of member firms here.

Individuals from these listed member firms are able to 'Request a Login' by filling out a form here


Membership Types & Benefits

Depending on firm type and their role within the securities lending market, ISLA offers two tiers of membership:-

Full Members: Must be engaged as principal or agent in the lending or borrowing of securities.

Associate Members: Must be involved in the provision of commercial services to full members in support of their securities lending or borrowing activities.

To become a member, or to find out more information about our membership, please submit the form on this page. 


What Our Members Say

Being a member of ISLA provides us with clear and independent analysis of the securities lending market.  Having access to first-hand information regarding regulatory change, legal interpretation and opinions as well as additional market colour provides us with the tools necessary to run a smooth and efficient securities lending programme on behalf of our clients.  Being a beneficial owner of lent securities and a direct member of ISLA also allows us to contribute setting the market agenda within the securities lending arena. 

 Matthew Chessum, Investment Manager, Aberdeen Asset Management

Over these years, ISLA has become the trade body of reference for securities lending issues in Brussels, and has greatly contributed to enhancing EU policy makers’ understanding of securities financing markets and their importance to well-functioning European an international capital markets.

Bertie Huet, FleishmanHillard