Loan Settlement

Our Loan Settlement platforms provide loan trade processing for the US and European syndicated loan market.


  • Broker-dealers
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  • Banks
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  • Hedge funds
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  • Investment managers
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  • Law firms
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  • Borrowers


  • 4.5m+loan transfers settled
  • 60+electronically integrated institutions

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Product Summary

Markit Loan Settlement is an electronic trade processing platform for efficiently settling syndicated loans trades. Used by buyers, sellers, agent banks and legal professionals, Markit Loan Settlement automates loan trade affirmation, confirmation and matching to facilitate straight-through processing of loan trades.

The platform reduces settlement delays through access to realtime agent bank data from trading counterparties and integration with client systems.

    Key Benefits

    • Integration

      Up-to-date, realtime information resulting from integration with Markit WSO Software and other customer platforms

    • Efficiency

      Automation of manual processes enabling resources to be deployed more productively to focus on exception and value-add management of settlement process

    • Reduced risk

      Faster settlement times, resulting in reduced counterparty and settlement risk, with integration of realtime agent data resulting in fewer operational discrepancies

    • Cost effective

      Automation of settlement process, leading to operational cost reductions, with faster settlement times resulting in less capital tied up in unsettled trades

    • Accessibility

      Platform available via web


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