Robust year for Euroclear

The Euroclear group has just published its 2015 results. The key highlights include: the value of securities held on behalf of Euroclear clients grew by 6 percent to EUR 27.5 trillion; turnover, the value of securities transactions settled, was a record EUR 674.7 trillion; a 6 percent increase over prior year; the number of netted transactions settled in the Euroclear group grew by 5 percent to a record 190.7 million; Euroclear’s Collateral Highway mobilised an average of EUR 1,063 billion of collateralised transactions daily; a 20 percent increase over prior year; the group’s fund strategy has made good progress in 2015 as Euroclear is increasingly regarded as the place for funds, with 12 percent growth in fund assets under custody; the value of funds serviced by FundSettle increased 17 percent over prior year, and the volume of fund transactions processed by the group grew 9 percent to reach 22 million.

“Euroclear has delivered another robust operating performance in 2015, benefitting from continued investments in both traditional products and new services such as the Collateral Highway,” said CEO Tim Howell. “We continue to support the development of efficient and stable capital markets. We are resolute in our commitment to deliver the regulatory-driven initiatives in our European franchise, as well as providing new capabilities and services to clients around the globe.”