FOUNDING PARTNERS
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BNP Paribas Securities Services is a multi-asset servicing specialist with local expertise in 35 markets around the world and a global reach covering 90+ markets. This extensive network enables us to provide our institutional investor clients with the connectivity and local knowledge they need to navigate change in a fast-moving world.

As of 30 September 2019, BNP Paribas Securities Services had USD 11.491 trillion in assets under custody, USD 2.759 trillion in assets under administration and 10,491 funds administered.»

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Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. 
 
Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com | Twitter: @Citi | YouTube: www.youtube.com/citi | Blog: http://blog.citigroup.com | Facebook: www.facebook.com/citi | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/citi 
Clearstream is a leading global financial market infrastructure provider. We deliver efficient and innovative securities services to customers in over 110 countries. With more than €13 tn in assets under custody, Clearstream is one of the world’s largest settlement and custody firms for domestic and international securities including investment funds. Clearstream operates an International Central Securities Depositories (ICSD) serving the international issuer and investor community as well as national CSDs in Germany and Luxembourg. The company has developed innovative services that allow customers to fully reap the benefits of the new pan-European settlement system TARGET2-Securities (T2S). Customers can use Clearstream as their single access point to all T2S markets while also benefiting from the global reach of our ICSD network.

Commerzbank is a leading international commercial bank with branches and offices in almost 50 countries. In the two business segments Private and Small Business Customers and Corporate Clients, the Bank offers a comprehensive portfolio of financial services which is precisely aligned to its clients’ needs.

 

Commerzbank finances approximately 30% of Germany’s foreign trade and is the leading finance provider for corporate clients in Germany. Due to its in-depth sector know-how in the German economy, the Bank is a leading provider of capital market products. Its subsidiaries Comdirect in Germany and mBank in Poland are two of the world’s most innovative online banks.

 

With approximately 1,000 branches, Commerzbank has one of the densest branch networks among German private banks. In total, Commerzbank serves more than 18 million private and small business customers, as well as more than 60,000 corporate clients, multinationals, financial service providers, and institutional clients. The Bank, which was founded in 1870, is represented at all the world’s major stock exchanges. In 2017, it generated gross revenues of €9.1 billion with approximately 49,300 employees.

Deutsche Bank provides custody, clearing & settlement, agency securities lending and fund administration services to financial intermediaries such as global custodians, broker/dealers and prime brokers as well as buy-side firms and other institutional clients, in more than 30 markets around the world.  
 
Clients enjoy:
  • the reach of a truly global securities services network;
  • the peace of mind that comes from partnering with a stable provider; and
  • the opportunities that its innovation, expertise and bank-wide collaboration regularly uncover.
Deutsche Bank’s commitment to transaction banking and its client-centric mindset – reflected in the time it spends in understanding specific requirements; and its ongoing investment in people and technology – translate into bespoke yet simple solutions.
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Euroclear is one of the world’s largest providers of domestic and cross-border settlement and related services for bond, equity, ETF and mutual fund transactions.
 
Euroclear is a proven, resilient capital market infrastructure committed to delivering risk-mitigation, automation and efficiency at scale for its global client franchise.
 
The Euroclear group includes Euroclear Bank – which is rated AA+ by Fitch Ratings and AA by Standard & Poor’s – as well as Euroclear Belgium, Euroclear Finland, Euroclear France, Euroclear Nederland, Euroclear Sweden and Euroclear UK & Ireland.
 
The Euroclear group settled the equivalent of EUR 655 trillion in securities transactions in 2016, representing 196 million domestic and cross border transactions. By December 2016, the group held EUR 27.7 trillion in assets for clients.

HSBC Global Banking and Markets exists to open up a world of opportunities to help corporates, institutions, communities and markets to grow. The world is changing fast. As a result, our clients’ priorities are changing fast, too. They need a safe and trustworthy banking partner that can provide them with not just financial capital, but also intellectual capital, to help them explore new trade and investment patterns, optimise their network partnerships and seize the opportunities of the interconnected digital and data worlds and ultimately be a force for good.

With an on the ground presence in 64 markets, a robust custodian network that stretches across 96 markets, we give clients the ability to trade and invest confidently, by providing a greater depth and breadth of tailored, integrated, end-to-end financing and investment solutions. We provide clients the foundation to develop their ESG journeys, digitise their business and financial operations, and innovate new business models globally. We don’t just serve our clients, we build a long-term partnership to help them realise their growth strategies, make global connections and enable them to invest, manage, optimise, protect and transform. To find out more about HSBC Global Banking & Markets, visit: www.gbm.hsbc.com. Follow HSBC Global Banking and Markets on LinkedIn and subscribe to HSBC Global Viewpoint on Apple and Spotify
Raiffeisen Bank International AG (RBI) regards Austria, where it is a leading corporate and investment bank, as well as Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as its home market. 13 markets of the region are covered by subsidiary banks. Around 47,000 employees service 16.8 million customers through around 2,000 business outlets, the by far largest part thereof in CEE. RBI’s Global Investor Services (GIS) business stands for a state-of-the-art product delivery to our clients via an efficient and innovative one-stop-shop production. We provide our clients the entire securities services value chain starting with brokerage, handing over to safekeeping of assets, managing all related asset serving activities like corporate actions, income and tax management. In addition, we offer fund administration for asset managers for UCITS and AIF funds. Leveraging our special expertise in the CEE region, where we have developed a unique service model with a direct link to the local Central Securities Depositories (CSDs) in 11 markets, we provide a unique regional sub-custody model in the region. Our approach allows clients to standardize their legal and operational framework, optimize and simplify network management, as well as mitigate various risks associated with operating in multi-market environment. Close cooperation with compliance and risk is part of our product DNA.
SEB is a leading Nordic financial services group with a strong belief that entrepreneurial minds and innovative companies are key in creating a better world. In Sweden and the Baltic countries, SEB offers financial advice and a wide range of financial services. In Denmark, Finland, Norway and Germany the bank's operations have a strong focus on corporate and investment banking based on a full-service offering to corporate and institutional clients. The international nature of SEB's business is reflected in its presence in some 20 countries worldwide. At 31 December 2016, the Group's total assets amounted to SEK 2,621 billion while its assets under management totalled SEK 1,781 billion. The Group has around 15,300 employees. 
More than a partnership: A genuine team.
 
Our ambition is to be the reference partner in our main markets, recognised for our service quality and competitiveness, agile solutions and international network coverage.
 
We build long-lasting, collaborative relationships with our clients to help them go further in their development. In today’s constantly evolving and complex world, we strive to provide our clients with increasingly efficient and reliable securities services on a daily basis to ensure they get ahead.
 
Our clients are institutional investors (insurance companies, pension funds, governmental organisations and international organisations), asset managers, financial intermediaries (brokers, investments banks, private banks, commercial banks) and corporates.
 
Established in 28 locations worldwide with 4,000 employees, SGSS provides a full range of securities services that are adapted to the latest financial markets and regulatory trends: clearing services, custody and trustee services, retail custody services, liquidity management, fund administration and asset servicing, fund distribution and global issuer services.
 
SGSS is among the top ten global custodians and the 2nd largest European custodian with EUR 3,955 billion of assets under custody. SGSS provides custody & trustee services for 3,233* funds and the valuation of 4,089 * funds, representing assets under administration of EUR 602* billion.
 
SGSS ranks among the European leaders in stock option management.
 
*Figures at end December 2016
We are a leading international banking group, with more than 80,000 employees and a 150-year history in some of the world’s most dynamic markets. We bank the people and companies driving investment, trade and the creation of wealth across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, Here for good.
 
Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.
 
For more information please visit www.sc.com. Explore our insights and comment on our blog, BeyondBorders. Follow Standard Chartered on Twitter,LinkedIn and Facebook.
UniCredit is a pan-European Commercial Bank with a unique service offering in Italy, 
Germany, Central and Eastern Europe. Our purpose is to empower communities to 
progress, delivering the best-in-class for all stakeholders, unlocking the potential of our 
clients and our people across Europe.

Digitalization and our commitment to ESG principles are key enablers for our service. 
They help us deliver excellence to our stakeholders and creating a sustainable future for 
our clients, our communities and our people.

UniCredit Global Securities Services is proud to be the leading provider in Central and 
Eastern Europe in terms of service excellence and innovation. Securities services are an 
integral part of UniCredit´s range of services for financial institutions and comprise the 
core of its transaction banking offering along with cash management, trade services and 
transactional sales