Euroclear UK & Ireland

We strive to deliver what you need

Euroclear UK & Ireland is the central securities depository for the UK and Ireland. We also operate the leading funds order routing service - EMX (powered by FundsPlace)

We believe in leading our markets through positive change while striving to eliminate risk in the market.

Our clients require a range of highly automated and reliable solutions at the best value. The industry turns to us for our:

  • Safety and security - as an inter-bank payment system we ensure settlement finality and make sure our clients’ have full and final legal title on the legal register
  • Complete fund solution – from order routing and management, asset servicing to settlement 
  • Transparency – we offer a range of reporting, including transaction reporting in adherence with MiFiD requirements on behalf of investment firms
  • Asset servicing – our full range of services supports you across the entire fund / security lifecycle
  • Optimisation – use your assets fully with our collateral, securities lending and settlement solutions

We are regulated by the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority and comply with the CPMI-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructure.

We support

  • administrators
  • banks
  • corporates
  • investment managers
  • issuers
  • private individuals

Services and accepted asset classes

Transaction processing includes following services:

  • Settlement
  • Transaction reporting
  • Stamp duty collection
  • Settlement discipline

Accepted asset classes:

  • Equities and corporate debt
  • Gilts and treasury bills
  • Money market instruments
  • Funds
  • International securities

Asset Servicing includes following services:

  • Income
  • Tax
  • Corporate actions

Accepted asset classes:

  • Equities and corporate debt
  • Gilts and treasury bills
  • Money market instruments
  • International securities

Asset Optimisation includes following services:

  • Collateral
  • Securities lending and borrowing
     

Accepted asset classes:

  • Equities and corporate debt
  • Gilts and treasury bills
  • Money market instruments
  • International securities

Funds Message Routing includes following services:

  • Order routing
  • Reconciliations
  • Re-registrations
  • Central sponsor input for settlement

Accepted asset classes:

  • Funds

CCP Services includes following services:

  • Open position management
  • Netting
  • Margin call support

 

Accepted asset classes:

  • Equities and corporate debt
  • Gilts and treasury bills
  • Money market instruments
  • International securities

Our approach

Our operating model is highly resilient with good levels of fault tolerance.

We provide settlement services:

  • via CREST, our DvP Model 1 settlement system (we simultaneously...)
  • against payment in either GBP, EUR or USD Central Bank Money

The CREST Courier service supports a direct holding model to ensure that you have the choice to have your name on the legal register.

Altogether, this gives you absolute certainty of ownership and a complete view of the transaction lifecycle.


Services offered by Euroclear UK & Ireland

We offer several types of membership both for companies and private individuals. Find out more

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