Warsaw, 7 November 2018
For 24 years, we have offered services protecting the stability of the financial market
7 November 2018 marks 24 years since the inception of Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych as a stand-alone company. Today, KDPW is a vibrant capital group which offers complementary post-trade services compliant with international standards and regulatory requirements to entities from many sectors of the economy active on the Polish market.
KDPW operates a capital group which offers specialised services for the financial sector, including a depository of uncertificated financial instruments, clearing and settlement of transactions across many markets, payment of benefits to holders of securities, data collection and maintenance. The group is comprised of Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych (KDPW), which is a central securities depository (CSD), as well as the CCP clearing house KDPW_CCP. KDPW operates the Trade Repository KDPW_TR, as well as a Numbering Agency.
The KDPW Group is recognised for its complementary services, state-of-the-art technology and professional customer service with a satisfaction guarantee for clients including leading high-profile market players in diverse sectors of the economy.
The KDPW Group offers registration of securities as well as clearing and settlement of transactions in all asset classes available in exchange and OTC trading. The Group intends to remain the service provider of first choice for Polish investors, issuers, market participants and trading venues.
KDPW continues to expand its range of services which support the reporting of transactions to the trade repository under European regulatory requirements, as well as the issuance of LEI codes under global standards for both Polish and international entities.
The KDPW Group provides quality services including a depository of uncertificated financial instruments, clearing and settlement of transactions, corporate actions, data maintenance, as well as numbering agency services.
The KDPW Group holds European authorisations for the services it offers, which confirms compliance with international regulations and enables the provision of services across the European Union. This raises the international profile of the Polish financial market and serves as a quality guarantee of post-trade services offered in Poland.
KDPW manages the Compensation Scheme which protects investors’ assets and cash in the event of broker default. Furthermore, KDPW manages the Guarantee Fund built from contributions paid in by pension fund companies.