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Customers are now testing DKK on T2S


VP SECURITIES is on track with the roll-out of DKK on the European TARGET2-Securities infrastructure. The Danish financial sector will go live with DKK on T2S in October 2018, and DKK will be the first currency to supplement EUR on T2S. Right now, te...

First mover Danske Bank endorses cross-border issuance


Customer needs and internal efficiency gains will give cross-border issuance a strong future, predicts Global Head of Investment Solutions FICC Heikki Ruoppa from Danske Bank. In 2017, Danske Bank issued in EUR several times in Denmark in order to re...

VP decides to close down VP LUX


VP SECURITIES is now able to fully support issuers with EUR bonds eligible in the ECB out of Denmark. The historic rationale for a Luxembourg operation is therefore no longer present, and VP expects VP LUX to be closed down by the end of 2018.

2017: Positioning VP for the future


VP SECURITIES (VP) has published its Annual Report for 2017.
In 2017, VP continued the implementation of wide-ranging initiatives to strengthen its platform and to adapt to the new European post-trade reality – with the aim of being the pr...

Memorandum: The possibility of simplifying the proxy voting process in Denmark


The proxy voting process in Denmark is both complicated and inefficient but the amended Shareholders' Rights Directive adopted in April 2017 establishes requirements in relation to the exercise of shareholder rights at general meetings of companies &...

Custody in transition


New forms of collaboration and partnering between investors, custodians and CSDs are emerging as a consequence of new technology and new regulatory frameworks. Are the value chains in custody breaking up? Will custodians become CSDs? Will CSDs become...

Going Nordic is the only way


Harmonisation and globalisation will change the landscape for CSDs and for the role of custody. For Martin Nadel, a firm belief in these long-term changes made him move from Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt to VP SECURITIES in Copenhagen.

Change of opening days as of 2019


The principle for the T2S opening days will change as of 1 January 2019. VP will harmonize our opening days accordingly and as a result, Free-of-Payment settlement on Good Friday and Easter Monday will no longer be possible.

Investor relations going digital - Solar


Solar’s investor relations are becoming more and more digitised, just like the entire business. A longstanding relationship with VP is an integrated element of a cost effective and innovative approach to IR. 
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Lower prices attract Nordic issuance


As from January 2018, issuers using VP SECURITIES will experience a lower recurring cost of issued bonds in DKK and will be fully exempt from recurring costs on bond issuance in other currencies. The price reduction is a structural adjustment to harm...