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Argenta is a bank based in Belgium that also operates in the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The Argenta headquarters are in Antwerp.
Euroclear Bank is the premier provider of settlement and related securities services for cross-border transactions involving domestic and international bonds, equities, derivatives and investment funds. We offer clients a single access point to post-trade services covering domestic securities from over 40 markets.
Euroclear Bank is also a single-purpose settlement bank, authorised to provide helpful banking services to facilitate on-time settlement.
European Central Bank
The European Central Bank (ECB) is the central bank of the 19 European Union countries which have adopted the euro. Their main task is to maintain price stability in the euro area and so preserve the purchasing power of the single currency.
Belfius is a bank and insurance company focusing on Belgium. They offer a full range of banking and insurance products to retail customers, small and medium sized enterprises, public institutions, non-profit organisations and large corporates.
ID2S is an EU Central Securities Depository (CSD) providing innovative pre-settlement, settlement, custody, asset servicing and issuer services for, in its first phase, (Negotiable EUropean Commercial Paper) NEU CP and other short term instruments. ID2S is majority owned by Orange, which is one of the world's leading telecommunications operators, joined by CITI, a leading global bank.