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Clearstream OTC Derivatives Collateral Management

Clearstream OTC Derivatives Collateral Management

Clearstream’s collateral management offering provides credit support annex with mark-to-market of collateral balances. Other core functions include margin calls calculation, initiation and settlement of collateral and reconciliation of the derivatives portfolio.


Key features include dispute resolution, custody of
the collateral and collateral substitution.

Clients also benefit from connection to the main central
counterparties (CCPs) acting in the derivatives space, allowing
collateralisation on a bilateral basis or by using its tri-party collateral

Securities lending and tri-party repo are available to
clients for both collateral upgrade and collateral re-use.

Reinvestment of cash can be done using tri-party repo and
Clearstream’s Money Market Funds subscription product. Several reporting
capabilities covering collateral status, counterparty risk overview, liquidity
management and cash interest statements are also available.

Transaction lifecycle support

Clearstream offers full transaction lifecycle