LuxCSD provides Luxembourg's financial community with issuing and central bank settlement as well as custody services for a wide range of securities including investment funds. The European Central Bank (ECB) approved LuxCSD for its Securities Settlement System (SSS).
LuxCSD is getting ready to roll out its enhanced customer offering in the TARGET2-Securities environment: Improved opportunities for cash and securities pooling throughout Europe, harmonised collateral management services from a single platform and enhanced connectivity and asset servicing with local market providers.
The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has accredited LuxCSD to be an offical Local Operating Unit (LOU) for the issuance of Global Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) for multiple markets around the world.
LuxCSD has received initial feedback and remains in close dialogue with its relevant competent regulators throughout the full CSDR authorisation process. While implementing all measures to comply with CSDR, LuxCSD’s operations continue to operate as normal under the current applicable legal and regulatory frameworks.
Shurgard Self Storage S.A. successfully dematerialised shares through LuxCSD in support of its IPO on Euronext Brussels to raise EUR 575 mn. Dematerialised issuance significantly reduces inefficiencies and costs for the industry.