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Key Facts about Gazprombank (JSC) Depository

founded in 1994; 

assigned to the ААА reliability category of the 2016 National Depositories Reliability Rating, tops the list of 30 largest depositories ranked by market value of securities held in custody; 

serves over 400,000 custody accounts; 

provides services at more than 110 locations in 57 regions of Russia; 

holds in custody securities of over 600 issuers; 

has accounts with the Euroclear Bank and Clearstream Banking international clearing houses, and correspondent accounts with NSD, SDCO (JSC), VTB Bank, Vnesheconombank, Infinitum Specialized Depository (JSC) and others. It holds nominee accounts in registers maintained by registrars such as Draga JSC, R.O.S.T. Registrar JSC, etc.; 

acts as The Bank of New York Mellon's Russian custodian for the issue of Global Depository Receipts and American Depository Receipts against Gazprom shares; 

partners with the National Securities Market Association and the Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending under the Bank of Russia project involving mortgage-backed lending to credit institutions; 

acts as the Bank of Russia's authorized depository for the purposes of registration and   custody of collateral (mortgages) issued by borrower banks in favor of the Bank of Russia; 

a full-fledged member of the Professional Association of Registrars, Transfer Agents and Depositories (PARTAD) for custody business, and a full-fledged member of the National Securities Market Association (NSMA) for specialized depository business.

Advantages of the Gazprombank (JSC) Depository

The Depository offers a broad range of services for securities traded on the Russian and foreign stock markets, including:

capability for comprehensive IPO infrastructure support by Russian issuers (as well as respective ADR and GDR issues) and circulation; 

holding scheme – a service intended for securities market professionals not having depository licenses but licensed to perform brokerage business (Brokers), allowing the Broker to perform its obligations to clients by engaging a depository of Gazprombank (JSC), which has the Holder status with the Bank National Clearing Centre (Joint Stock Company), in the execution of brokerage business custody support (service) functions at the Bank National Clearing Centre (Joint Stock Company); 

collateral management, repo transactions, broker, dealer and other operations giving securities owners the opportunity to earn additional income.

A unique, certified software solution has been implemented to service custody transactions, thus enabling the Gazprombank depository to interact in real time with Russian and international organizations, trading systems and international clearing houses. 

The Bank’s Depository Network, which extends throughout Moscow and to the regions, makes it possible to perform depository services for the client and generate reports and statistics on all transactions completed within a particular depository operated by the Bank.

In addition, constant efforts are being made to protect clients from risk when conducting securities transactions. 

The extensive infrastructure established by Gazpromank (JSC), including Russia's largest regional depository network, ensures most prompt, efficient and effective cooperation, making the full range of Gazpromank (JSC) Specialized Depository services available in all regions of Russia.

Click on the Depository Network for the addresses, business hours and contact telephone numbers of the Bank’s depositories.

Depository Center address: 115419 Moscow, 2-oi Verkhny Mikhailovsky proezd, 9, str.11

Telephone contact information: +7 (495) 913-74-74 

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