Update on changes in Euroclear’s shareholder structure

Brussels, 17 May 2022 – Euroclear Holding (Euroclear) today welcomes the investment by Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC) and Société Fédérale de Participations et d'Investissement (SFPI-FPIM) in Euroclear, following transactions with Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) and BNP Paribas group companies (BNP Paribas).

The transactions in Euroclear’s shares comprise the purchase by SFPI-FPIM of a 4.43% shareholding from ICE and a 3.62% shareholding from BNP Paribas, as well as the purchase by CDC of a 5.42% shareholding from ICE.

Euroclear is grateful to BNP Paribas and ICE for their substantial contributions to the company as supportive and engaged members of the group’s shareholder community over the past years.

The long-term investment vision and commitment of CDC and SFPI-FPIM complement Euroclear’s position as a neutral, open financial market infrastructure, bringing safety, efficiency and connections to European and global financial markets.

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Euroclear group is the financial industry’s trusted provider of post trade services. Euroclear provides settlement and custody of domestic and cross-border securities for bonds, equities and derivatives to investment funds. 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 comprises Euroclear Bank, the International CSD, as well as Euroclear Belgium, Euroclear Finland, Euroclear France, Euroclear Nederland, Euroclear Sweden and Euroclear UK & International. The Euroclear Group settled the equivalent of EUR 992 trillion in securities transactions in 2021, representing 295 million domestic and cross-border  transactions, and held EUR 37.6 trillion in assets for clients by end 2021.

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