Euroclear’s positive operating results in 2017 demonstrate the results of the group’s initiatives to
support the evolving needs of capital market participants.
Highlights of Euroclear’s operating results for 2017 include:
Value of securities held for Euroclear clients reached a record EUR 28.6 trillion, up 3% year-on- year
Turnover, the value of securities transactions settled, increased by 12% compared to 2016 at a record EUR 733 trillion
Netted transactions settled in 2017 grew 10% to a record 215 million
Euroclear’s Collateral Highway mobilised an average of EUR 1150 billion of collateralised transactions daily, up 7% compared to the prior year
Fund assets under custody grew 13% as Euroclear progressed its funds strategy, with continued strong adoption of International ETF model
Euroclear’s vision is to remain a leading partner for the global capital markets, by providing services that improve efficiency and safety. The group’s strategy focuses on strengthening its traditional business in Europe; progressing its growth initiatives in collateral, funds and in international markets; and exploring opportunities enabled by data and new technology.
Commenting on the results, Lieve Mostrey, Chief Executive Officer of the Euroclear group, said: “Euroclear delivered a strong operating performance in 2017, supported by favourable market conditions. These results demonstrate the appetite of our global client base for solutions
that help them overcome complex post-trade challenges such as sourcing liquidity and optimizing collateral, leading to safer and more efficient financial markets.”
She added: “In addition, we have accelerated investments in both regulation-driven initiatives and cyber security to reinforce Euroclear’s position as a safe and trusted partner.”