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VP decides to close down VP LUX

08.03.2018

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

27.02.2018

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

22.02.2018

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

08.02.2018

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

08.02.2018

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

06.02.2018

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

02.02.2018

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

26.01.2018

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...

An open IR style is part of Genmab’s success

18.01.2018

Besides having formalities and legal requirements in place, Genmab has an open style in its communication and investor relations. The AGM is also an opportunity for investors, both private and institutional, to meet the Executive Management and membe...

Extraordinary general meeting at VP SECURITIES

03.01.2018

At an extraordinary general meeting at VP SECURITIES held on 18 December 2017 a new, independent and CSD-experienced member has been elected to the Board of Directors.