The Tradetech Daily



Nicholas Chaudhry, Head of OTC ClearingEmail: marketservices@commerzbank.comTel: +44 0207 475 7677

The Market Service offering at Commerzbank is part of an initiative designed to ensure clients have access to a holistic service to help them meet the regulatory demands of the European market infrastructure regulation and post-trade requirements.

The Market Services team brings together extensive expertise across five key trading support services, ensuring that Commerzbank can offer market-leading solutions.


Its post-execution services span the entire
lifecycle of a trade and include:

OTC Clearing –
A complete service for OTC derivative clearing in Europe, including access to
Europe’s leading EMIR-authorised central counterparties, supporting the full
range of asset segregation models

Collateral Solutions – Dedicated support and
guidance to help manage day-to-day collateral flows and optimise  available assets via valuation services
and analyses of economic impacts

FX Prime
Brokerage – A transparent and flexible service to manage and report all FX
positions, supported by Commerzbank’s FX trading franchise

Listed Derivatives – Execution, clearing,
post-trade services that include market insight and trade ideas for
exchange-traded derivatives

Custody – A complete range of core and value-added
services to create the right custody solution for each organisation

Clearing houses

Commerzbank’s client portal features a specifically designed dashboard
for clients to manage their clearing workflow across multiple central

Reporting and analytics

The client dashboard includes bespoke reports, real-time
collateral management/utilisation, market data and ‘what-if’ margin scenario


The firm
provides comprehensive clearing support and a streamlined onboarding service,
giving project and technical support for straightforward integration.  This includes a dedicated onboarding
manager, testing and simulation coordination, plus the post-go live support
clients require.

Future plans

Commerzbank is continually developing its Market
Service platform and recently announced supporting cross margin capabilities
for listed and OTC cleared derivatives.