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Collateral management

Collateral managementBest in class and diversified collateral management services

Margin and collateral efficiency have been two of the most frequently discussed topics over the past years and will continue to be so for some time. Both Eurex Clearing and European Commodity Clearing are not just involved in the discussion, they continually work on improving collateral solutions for their customers and the markets as a whole.

Collateral management across cash, derivatives and securities financing

Our collateral management philosophy is to ensure the continued stability of the clearing house whilst allowing you to most efficiently deploy your capital.

An approved collateral management system, with different options to segregate collaterals

ECC accepts Euro and USD cash as collateral. Furthermore, ECC accepts a broad range of ECB (European Central Bank) eligible bonds and EUA emission allowances to collateralize margin requirements. For spot markets ECC accepts bank guarantees in euro to cover Spot margin requirements. For DCP (Directly Connected Participant) model ECC accepts cash collateral in euro and British pound as well as bank guarantees in euro and British pound.

Ensuring timely and secure payments of variation and initial margin

All clearing members of Nodal Clear are required to maintain accounts at an approved financial institution of Nodal Clear.