As a South African Central Securities Depository, Strate is licensed to be an independent provider of post-trade products and services for the financial markets. Its pioneering and innovative solutions to deliver reliable exchange of value settlement systems are built on an 18-year foundation of trust. Being internationally recognised as a Financial Market Infrastructure, Strate provides sound risk management and a world-class service, priding itself on its high levels of operational excellence to support and promote the safety and efficiency of the financial markets.
Strate provides electronic settlement of equities, bonds and money market securities and provides collateral management services. It offers an asset servicing product range to augment the services it offers to issuers in terms of the Companies Act No. 71 of 2008 and the Financial Markets Act No. 19 of 2012.
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