Bank of New York Mellon takes stake in clearing counterparty IDCG
30 June 2009 | 25328 views | 0
The Bank of New York Mellon has taken a minority stake in Nasdaq OMX majority-owned subsidiary International Derivatives Clearing Group (IDCG).
IDCG serves as a designated clearing organisation for clearing and settling interest rate swap contracts and other fixed income derivatives contracts. Nasdaq OMX has an 80% stake in the unit, which cleared its first trades in late December last year.
The size of the BoNYMellon investment and financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
In addition to the equity stake, IDCG will utilise The Bank of New York Mellon's securities servicing products, including margin and collateral management.