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Portfolio Solutions

Global Trading Across Asset Classes

Cash & Derivative Markets

As technology and trading options evolve and grow more complex, you can rely on State Street to be a strong and trusted trading partner focused on helping you to mitigate risk and minimize cost. Our expertise and neutrality provide you with full anonymity and help you maximize your liquidity reach.

Agency-Based Broker

Our agency execution model means we're not operating a proprietary trading book like other global brokers. Our team of investment professionals in Boston, New York, San Francisco, London, Sydney, Toronto, Tokyo and Hong Kong provide 24-hour service, throughout the global trading week, focused on facilitating your liquidity needs.

Our platform is designed to intelligently access multi-venue liquidity, through the use of pre-trade optimization tools, algorithmic trading strategies and advanced smart order routing. With access to more than 50 strategies, we combine internal and external solutions with back-tested indicators from market observables, real-time liquidity analysis and intraday signals to help you capture performance.

Whether you need low-touch solutions, such as crossing1 and algorithmic execution, or the comfort of dealing with our traders in a high-touch model, we offer execution approaches that fit your business.

BlockCross ATS1

With our Alternative Trading System, you can access block-size liquidity of more than 240 buy- and sell-side institutions with mid-point pricing. Implementation flexibility lets you maintain control and set the level of participation that’s right for you.

Multi-Asset Execution Services

When you use our global coverage for seamless electronic execution, you’ll also benefit from our post-trade management and straight-through processing efficiency — in and out of your custody accounts held by us or a third party (based on your contract).

Commission Sharing Arrangements (CSA) Aggregation2

You can execute through our CSA program, aggregating multiple CSA broker research commission funds through one account while setting aside a portion of the commission to fulfill eligible third-party research obligations.

Commission Recapture Program for Asset Owners and Asset Managers

With our commission recapture program, asset owners can reduce trading costs and improve cash flow by returning some trading commissions to the underlying fund or asset owner.

Our Commission Recapture program:

  • Has no volume requirements
  • Enables you to direct the appropriate numbers for your fund or plan
  • Taps an extensive network of global correspondence brokers for commission sharing


ETF Execution Services3

We have an “Authorized Participant” (AP) relationship with many ETF sponsors, and can act in the primary market — directly with the sponsor — to create and redeem shares.

Corporate Trading and Management Services3

For corporations looking to increase efficiency with expert execution, we offer:

Company Stock Trading
Utilize us as a broker, or to lead the pool of brokers performing share buyback trading

Corporate Stock Repurchase
Let us manage your company stock plan transactions, tapping our trading expertise within ERISA guidelines
 

1 BlockCross is a SEC registered ATS that operates in the US only.
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Subject to the 28(e) safe harbour.
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Offerings are currently available in the US only.

For institutional customers only.