Clearstream Fund Desk Newsflash 2/2019

Merger between Clearstream Funds Centre Ltd and Clearstream Banking S.A completed

Further to previous communication, we would like to inform you that the planned merger by absorption of Clearstream Funds Centre Limited (CFCL) with Clearstream Banking S.A. (CBL) has taken place effective 1 March 2019. The Notarial Deed was published on 1 March 2019 in the Recueil Electronique des Sociétés in Luxembourg.

The merger itself has been effected as a cross-border merger pursuant to EU Directive 2017/1132 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 relating to certain aspects of company law (codification), implemented in the United Kingdom by means of the Companies (Cross-Border Mergers) Regulations 2007 (the UK Regulations). The transferee company is Clearstream Banking S.A., a Luxembourg registered public limited company.

As a result of the merger, your contractual party is now Clearstream Banking S.A., Luxembourg. CBL is an international central securities depository based in Luxembourg and is regulated by the Luxembourg financial sector supervisory authority, the CSSF. CBL holds a licence as a credit institution.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Network team.

Due Diligence and Security

Updated Annex “List of Distribution Partners and Sub-Distributors” available

We are pleased to announce that an updated Annex “List of Distribution Partners and Sub-Distributors” to the Distribution Agreement and or Condition Agreement is now available in the Fund Provider Portal. The Annex is effective from 1st March 2019 and replaces earlier versions.

For security and confidentiality as well as efficiency reasons, Clearstream Fund Desk will no longer send out updated “List of Distributors and Sub-Distributors” via email. As a consequence, you will need to register to the Fund Provider Portal.

Please go to Legal Documents > KYD Documents > General
Documents to download the updated Annex

New Registration

To access the Fund Provider Portal you are asked to complete the registration process by following the instructions on the link.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Network team.

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21 – 25 October 2019


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Ralph Hug, Global Head of Network, Investment Fund Services
+41 43 430 71 51

Franco Iseppi, Network Manager, Investment Fund Services
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