Depositary operations

BPS-Sberbank has been carrying out depositary operations in the securities market since 1994 and is one of the largest depositaries in the Republic of Belarus.

The depositary has the status of the authorized depositary for registration of title to public securities and securities issued by the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus.

BPS-Sberbank has a widespread branch network providing depositary services in all regions of the Republic of Belarus.

Application of up-to-date banking information technologies allows BPS-Sbebrank to carry out depositary operations in the shortest time possible, providing for confidentiality, reliability of storage and transfer of information.

BPS-Sberbank’s depositary provides services of depositary registration of personal securities (shares, bonds) and title to non-documentary securities (registered as records on stock deposit accounts).

Depositary services to security issuers

BPS-Sberbank’s depositary provides depositary services to security issuers that are residents of the Republic of Belarus, based on the issuer depositary service agreement, including the following services:

  • Opening and maintenance of the stock deposit account in the name of the issuer;
  • Opening and maintenance of accumulating stock deposit accounts of holders of securities (bonds and shares) of the issuer;
  • Accounting of security issues;
  • Accounting and confirmation of title to securities of the issuer;
  • Drawing and provision of security holders to the issuer as of the date set by the latter, making reports;
  • Operations with securities under the issuer’s stock deposit account and stock deposit accounts of its security holders;
  • Calculation of dividends (income) on securities of the issuer;
  • Preparation of settlement and payment documents and arrangement of dividend (income) payout to the issuer’s security holders;
  • Distribution of information to the issuer’s shareholders by its order;
  • Advisory services.

Depositary services to depositors

BPS-Sberbank’s depositary provides depositary services to security holders, both residents and non-residents of the Republic of Belarus, based on the depositary service agreement, including the following services:

  • Opening and maintenance of the stock deposit account in the name of the holder;
  • Operations with securities under the depositor’s stock deposit account by its order;
  • Settlements upon results of security trading sessions in the stock market;
  • Encumbering securities with liabilities, accounting of securities pledged;
  • Repayment of securities and/or payout of income thereon;
  • Accounting and confirmation of title to the depositor’s securities by making statements of its stock deposit account as of a certain date (operations under the stock deposit account for a certain period).

In case of questions, please call 148 or contact us by e-mail: securities@bps-sberbank.by