Schedule of public holidays for 2017: Availability of New Issues and EDT services

04.04.2017

Clearstream Banking1 wishes to inform customers about the availability of deposit services and various acceptance deadlines for securities admission requests on public holidays in Germany in 2017.

Public holidays without processing of admission requests into collective safe custody (CSC)

The various EDT service features (EDT Classic, EDT Premium, EDT Security Box, EDT Trades Only, EDT Lean) will be available, but any admission requests submitted on the following public holidays will not be processed:

  • Friday, 14 April 2017 (Good Friday)
  • Monday,17 April 2017 (Easter Monday)
  • Monday, 1 May 2017 (May Day)
  • Monday, 25 December 2017 (Christmas Day)
  • Tuesday, 26 December 2017 (Boxing Day)

The Securities Counter will neither accept physical securities for deposit into CSC on these public holidays nor will new issues of physical securities be processed.

Securities admissions and Auto Service Admission requests submitted via the EDT Security Box for warrants and certificates (structured products) on one of the indicated public holidays will be processed on the business day after the relevant public holiday.

N.B.: Please do not indicate these public holidays as value date (‘settlement day’) in the EDT table or in your CASCADE deposit requests.

Public holidays with modified processing of admission requests into CSC

As in the past, different acceptance deadlines for processing apply when the value date of admission requests submitted via an EDT service facility or requests for the admission of physical securities is the business day after one of the following public holidays:

  • Thursday, 25 May 2017 (Ascension Day)
  • Monday, 5 June 2017 (Whit Monday)
  • Thursday, 15 June 2017 (Corpus Christi)
  • Tuesday, 3 October 2017 (Day of German Unity)
  • Tuesday, 31 October 2017 (Reformation Day)

The following value dates and submission deadlines must be indicated in order to ensure that deposit entries are made on the intended value date:

EDT Core Services (EDT Classic, EDT Premium, EDT Security Box, EDT Trades Only)

Value date
(settlement day)

EDT Classic

EDT Premium

EDT Trades Only

EDT Security Box
(Pre-admission)

 

Acceptance deadline for

warrants/ certificates (structured products):
13:00 CET

bonds: 11:00/ 13:00 CET

Acceptance deadline for

warrants/ certificates (structured products): 13:00/ 15:00 CET

bonds: 11:00/ 13:00 CET

Acceptance deadline for

warrants/ certificates (structured products):
10:00 CET

Acceptance deadline for

warrants/ certificates (structured products): 13:00/ 15:00 CET

 

Thursday,
25 May 2017

Friday,
26 May 2017

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Monday,
5 June 2017

Tuesday,
6 June 2017

Friday, 2 June 2017

Thursday,
15 June 2017

Friday,
16 June 2017

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Tuesday,
3 October 2017

Wednesday,
4 October 2017

Monday, 2 October 2017

Tuesday,
31 October 2017

Wednesday,
1 November 2017

Monday, 30 October 2017

These deadlines do not apply to the automated entry of warrants and certificates (structured products) admissions that have been successfully settled through the Pre-Admission feature of the EDT Security Box.

EDT Lean

Value date
(settlement day)

EDT Lean

Acceptance deadline for:

bearer bonds, registered bonds, commercial paper, bearer securities certificates (for example, GDRs), profit participation certificates, (bearer) warrants, certificates (structured products):

14:00 CET

Acceptance deadline for

bearer shares:

14:00 CET

Acceptance deadline for

registered shares, bearer (fund) units, registered (fund) units:

14:00 CET

Thursday,
25 May 2017

Friday,
26 May 2017

Wednesday,
24 May 2017

Tuesday,
23 May 2017

Monday,
22 May 2017

Monday,
5 June 2017

Tuesday,
6 June 2017

Friday,
2 June 2017

Thursday,
1 June 2017

Wednesday,
31 May 2017

Thursday,
15 June 2017

Friday,
16 June 2017

Wednesday,
14 June 2017

Tuesday,
13 June 2017

Monday,
12 June 2017

Tuesday,
3 October 2017

Wednesday,
4 October 2017

Monday,
2 October 2017

Friday,
29 September 2017

Thursday,
28 September 2017

Tuesday,
31 October 2017

Wednesday,
1 November 2017

Monday,
30 October 2017

Friday,
27 October 2017

Thursday,
26 October 2017

Deposit of physical securities certificates into CSC via the Securities Counter in Frankfurt am Main

The acceptance of physical securities certificates for direct entry into CSC with CBF and the processing of admission requests for these securities on the above-indicated public holidays is subject to the following opening times and acceptance deadlines:

  • Opening times of the Securities Counter on the relevant public holiday (see CBF Announcement D16035 dated 8 November 2016); and
  • Acceptance deadlines (as amended from time to time and duly published) for guaranteed entry of securities issues with CBF on value date. (see CBF Announcement D16029 dated 1 July 2016).

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1. This Announcement is published by Clearstream Banking AG (CBF), registered office at Mergenthalerallee 61, 65760 Eschborn, Germany, registered with the Commercial Register of the District Court in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, under number HRB 7500.