DataLend API

DataLend API

Business intelligence and data analytics tools are increasingly crucial for securities finance market participants. DataLend’s robust and award-winning securities finance market data allows firms to make the most informed trading decisions with its comprehensive, global data set and powerful analytical tools. The DataLend API offers direct access to DataLend’s database in a fast, flexible and developer-friendly solution ready to be tailored for a firm’s proprietary system. 


Instant access to the DataLend ecosystem

Simplified integration to your business intelligence tools

No expensive or time-consuming storage and ETL process to maintain

Amendments to data are automatically reflected

New data fields are easily implemented

Historical data

Notes to Developers

  • Up-to-date RESTful API architecture implemented on scalable, cloud-based technologies

  • Built with HTTP Web standards for direct compatibility with open-source libraries in many software languages

  • Sub-second response times, ensuring a consistent and swift experience

  • Well-formed concrete nouns for the securities lending industry and standard HTTP verbs for the request

  • All queries are executed over HTTPS, ensuring secure communication

  • Authentication and authorization based on latest OAuth 2.0 standards


DataLend—the securities finance market data division of EquiLend, a FINRA-regulated financial services firm—provides aggregated, anonymized, cleansed and standardized securities finance data covering all asset classes, regions and markets globally. DataLend operates on a “give-to-get” model, processing more than 3 million global transactions per day. DataLend’s data set covers more than 51,000 securities on loan with a daily on-loan balance of $2.1+ trillion and lendable balance of $22 trillion (as of January 2020).

Nancy Allen

Nancy Allen
Product Owner, DataLend
+1 212 901 2262

Paul Lynch

Paul Lynch
Managing Director
Global Head of Products
+1 212 901 2281