Conversion of 29 HSBC ETFs into international ETF structure – reminder


Clearstream Banking1 informs customers that HSBC ETFs PLC (Ireland) intends to convert its Irish-domiciled Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) to the ICSD model in Common Depository structure, effective

23 March 2020

This migration will consist of 29 ETFs issued under the HSBC ETFs PLC umbrella with record date 20 March 2020 and effective date 23 March 2020

Impact on customers

No action is required from customers for the conversion of the securities into the international ETF structure. However, depending on the customers’ current settlement arrangements, there may be actions for them to take. Please refer to the attached PDF, which provides relevant details.

Further information

For further information, customers may contact Clearstream Banking Client Services or their Relationship Officer.


1. Clearstream Banking refers collectively to Clearstream Banking AG, registered office at 61, Mergenthalerallee, 65760 Eschborn, Germany and registered in Register B of the Amtsgericht Frankfurt am Main, Germany under number HRB 7500, and Clearstream Banking S.A., registered office at 42, avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, and registered with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register under number B-9248.