• Financial institutions

Against a backdrop of regulatory change, greater competition and evolving client requirements, financial institutions need partners that offer a broad range of products and services. We offer a complete range of commercial banking solutions covering strategic advice, capital and financing, risk mitigation and liquidity management, all of which are underpinned by an unrivalled network that combines global presence with local expertise


In the aftermath of the financial crisis, our institutional clients – from wholesale banks to global custodians – face greater challenges than almost any other sector. With revenues under pressure and regulation impacting capital structures, our clients require solutions that help them to execute fresh strategies, raise finance, improve liquidity, seek-out new revenue streams and better manage risks, all while growing operational efficiencies and maintaining high levels of client service.

Prudential liquidity and capital regulatory changes
Regulations like Dodd-Frank, CCAR, Basel III and the Capital Requirements Directive (CRDIV) place pressure on financial institutions around issues such as the quality and level of capital required, risk coverage, leverage, global liquidity standards and supervisory monitoring.

Market and trading regulations
Market and trading regulations and the drive for a central clearing regime for OTC Derivatives all present challenges for the industry. For example, the latter calls for increased margin and collateral requirements, higher risk weightings, stricter reporting requirements.

Funding and investment options
The increased capital and liquidity requirements and the decrease in funding sources, along with regulatory pressure, prevent some financial institution from conducting certain investment activities.


Corporate Bank understands the demands and opportunities facing the institutional clients' sector today. We help our clients succeed in this new environment by offering expert value-added services across advisory, finance, payment processing, currencies and risk mitigation.

Our specialists advise banks on the entire spectrum of corporate services including M&A, capital markets and regulatory issues, leveraging the global reach of one of the largest and most diverse clearing banks in the world with expertise in US dollars, Euros and a host of other currencies including the Chinese Renminbi.

Our offering extends across cash management, custody, trust and agency services, securities lending and collateral management. We provide the customisable solutions that financial institutions need to operate across the full range of currencies, markets and regions, all of which are supported by our market-leading FX4Cash platform and cutting edge technology and infrastructure.

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Corporate Trust Corporate trust

We offer a very broad range of services for diverse products, from complex
securitisation and project finance to syndicated loans, debt exchanges and restructuring

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Custody and clearing Custody and clearing

Sub-custody and clearing services for large banks, including trust banks and global custodians

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Cash management Cash management

Our global cash management services, underpinned by advanced technology and the expertise of our teams, allow both corporates and financial institutions to generate synergies though greater efficiency and automation. The results include improved control and cost-benefits across borders, currencies and payment types

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