VPS Client Services provides your customers with information on all their VPS-registered securities. In a completely new graphic appearance, the investors will be able to follow the development of their VPS portfolios, giving them various overviews of their recent holdings and transactions as well as historic data.
The VPS Scrip Dividend Programme provides issuers with a flexible service when allowing shareholders to select if they would like dividend paid in cash, shares or a combination thereof. The programme supports both small and large companies.
We are launching the VPS Client onboarding, a self-service customer and account opening service. The service addresses challenges related to a safe and efficient process for opening a customer relationship with a Share Savings Account or an account for trading in mutual funds . By automating this, we are making everyday life easier for both the account operators and the investors.
The Share Savings programme is a cost efficient service that is intended to encourage increased investment in shares among private investors. The service will help to lower the threshold for saving in shares by focusing on long-term savings.
VPS Issuer Services provides the company with easy access to information about its shareholders. The share register will automatically be updated with purchases and sales, and you will be able to extract overviews of both current and historical ownership structure of the company.
VPS offers a broad range of services for companies. Through our automated solutions for corporate actions, general meetings and distribution of information, the company can easily administer all aspects of managing the shares. Updated information on shareholders is always available.
VPS Corporate is a service designed to meet the needs of account operators and investment firms carrying out tasks on behalf of companies. The service provides access to information on securities registered with VPS and facilitates corporate actions such as new issues, distribution issues and acquisitions
GF Custody is a solution offered to sub-custodians to assist in connection with annual general meetings. In order for foreign investors to exercise their voting rights, VPS offers a solution that efficiently automates the re-registration of nominee-registered shares and registers the proxy voting instructions.
VPS offers a subscription for registering and reporting of FATCA and CRS data. The subscription scheme simplifies the reporting of information to the tax authorities that account operators are required to comply with according to international tax agreement
Nominee ID identifies beneficial owners and fund managers holding securities registered in nominee accounts and not appearing in the company’s VPS shareholder registry. The service is available through the web-based customer portal IR InTouch.
Our service covers all stages of arranging general meetings. It provides assistance in preparing and organizing meetings as well as support at the meeting itself, saving the company time and money.
VPS Employee Share Savings is the most comprehensive program for companies that want to encourage employees to participate in the company’s growth and value creation. We offer a solution that simplifies and streamlines the administrative tasks involved.
VPS Monitoring Solution is a service for control and follow up of personal transactions in financial instruments made by managers, employees and affiliated agents. The service provides an efficient assistance to keep you compliant with the duties imposed by the Securities Trading Act.
VPS Clearing and Settlement is a service for investment firms and settlement agents that participate in the Norwegian central securities settlement. The service is also a valuable tool for liquidity banks and asset managers.
VPS Settlement Benchmark provides statistics for investment firms and settlement agents that participate in the VPS settlement system. The service facilitates comparisons between own data and market data and is also available to liquidity banks.
VPS uses the international standard for the exchange of electronic messages between participants in the securities markets, ISO 15022. This allows participants in the settlement system to apply the same standard for their communications with both customers and VPS.
VPS facilitates bilateral securities lending. Our system solution simplifies registration of the loan agreements and the conditions therefore. VPS arranges for establishment and redemption of the loan whereas the lender and borrower agree on the corresponding business terms.
Extended balance check is a service for settlement participants that have their securities on several accounts and would like to see them as a whole when VPS carries out the balance checks. If securities required for settlement are not available, extended balance checking can be used to identify securities held on other accounts.
Companies spend considerable amounts each year on printing and distributing various types of documents. Electronic reports is a reliable method for companies to communicate with their shareholders quickly and cost efficiently. Electronic reports enables your company to bring together all investor information into one channel.
The Subscription Client streamlines the subscription process for both investors and subscription offices by allowing applications to be submitted without faxing or mailing paper forms. The service is available in VPS Client Services and can be linked to the company’s website and/or a website used by the subscription offices as required.
VPS Investor Services (VPS IS) gives you easy access to our services for managing the investors’ accounts. Our basic services can be supplemented with additional functionality that assists you in offering a professional client support. All elements of the additional functionality are designed as a natural extension of the basic services.
Fund Services is a state of the art shareholder register and transfer agency solution, built to support a high efficient fund administration. Fund Services contains functionality for Fund Administration, Shareholder register, including full order history, Order and Settlement processing and Reporting.
VPS offers fund managers an efficient solution for preparing and arranging unit holders’ meetings. With VPS Unit Holders’ Meeting it is easy to sign up and participate in the meeting, appoint a proxy and vote by proxy. The service simplifies the administration of unit holders’ meetings.
VPS offers within the Fund Services concept an additional set of tools and services to simplify distribution of funds in a cost efficient way. Through VPS’ network Distributors and Fund Managers can achieve full STP and regarding orders and settlement.
The fund industry is constantly subject to new regulations. VPS offers a wide range of services to fund managers to meet legal requirements. With our concept Fund Services fund managers are offered opportunities to meet future legislative challenges in a cost efficient way.
New templates are published on our webpage
On July 23, 2014, the EU adopted Regulation No. 909/2014, Central Securities Depository Regulation (CSDR), aiming to harmonise the securities settlement and CSD regulations in the EU.
Euronext announced yesterday the acquisition of c.70% of the share capital in the Danish Central Securities Depository, VP Securities.
In light of the ongoing pandemic, we would like to reassure our customers and cooperating bodies that Euronext VPS have implemented necessary measures in order to remain operational and deliver the same level of quality our customers are used to.
The COVID-19 situation has changed in Norway, and the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has increased over the last few days.
The Norwegian Ministry of Finance has sent a draft for legislation on withholding tax on interests and royalties, etc. on a public consultation.
process of developing services ensuring that issuers and intermediaries will be able to meet the requirements from the new regulation.
Euronext VPS had a positive development throughout 2019 and had a growth in all key areas. We continue to experience an increased interest from larger international institutions to establish a more direct model to the Norwegian infrastructure.
The new Central Securities Depositories Act which implements the CSDR enters into force 1 January 2020.
There are still spots available to this year's conference. The agenda is set and can be viewed in the link below.
All new issuers registering with VPS will be required to have a LEI after 29 March 2017.
Value transactions (NOK)