ICSD common service provider application process

for Common Depositaries, Common Service Providers and Common Safekeepers

Joint Clearstream - Euroclear public invitation

The ICSDs, Clearstream Banking S.A. and Euroclear Bank SA/NV, are initiating a new qualification process the selection of Common Depositaries, Common Service Providers and Common Safekeepers. At the end of which, qualified institutions will be invited to participate in a tender process that will determine the levels of remuneration for each function.

Qualification of prospective candidates will be assessed jointly by both ICSDs and candidates must satisfy, at a minimum, a set of pre-qualifying criteria, followed by a second stage qualification process comprising a due diligence review.

Full details of the whole process are available in the below downloadable invitation (pdf-219KB).

All interested parties are invited to complete the official application from (pdf-181KB) and send a copy, printed on the company’s letterhead, to each ICSDs by 18:00 (CET) on 24 May - in accordance with the requirements set out in section 15 of the downloadable invitation (pdf-219KB).

For further information, contact:

Kathleen Holemans
Head of Network Management
Tel: +32 2 326 4692


Marta Moura
Head of Eurobonds Network Management
Tel: +32 2 326 1095