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Repurchase Agreements (“Repos”)


Repurchase agreements (“repos”) today are an essential component of financial markets. Many “sellers” use repos as an alternative to holding cash in the bank, while “buyers” see repos as fully collateralised loans that are low risk and an interesting source of revenue. This course examines numerous aspects of repos and the international repo market.

Course Content

  • Forms of securities financing
  • Origin and development of repos
  • Basic characteristics of repos
  • Uses for repos
  • Types of repos
  • Collateral requirements for repos
  • Legal documentation for repos
  • Risks of repos


1 day for up to 12 participants

Target Audience

Financial service professionals who want to have a good understanding of repurchase agreements.