Settlement & Asset Services

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The Depository Trust Company (DTC), DTCC’s central securities depository subsidiary, provides settlement services for virtually all equity, corporate and municipal debt trades and Money Market Instruments in the U.S. Approximately 1.5 million settlement-related transactions per day, with a value of approximately $650 billion as the end of the fourth quarter 2016, are completed at DTCC in an efficient and risk controlled process.

The payment and transfer of securities ownership occurs at DTC, which provides custody and asset servicing for securities issues from 131 countries and territories valued at US$54.2 trillion as of 7/31/2017. Asset services include: underwriting, corporate actions processing, securities processing, global tax services and issuer services.

Settlement Management

Settlement, a consolidated end-of-day process and the final step of a securities trade, completes the transfer between trading parties of securities ownership and cash. DTC, the central securities depository subsidiary of DTCC, provides settlement services for virtually all broker-to-broker equity and listed corporate and municipal debt securities transactions in the U.S., as well as institutional trades, money market instruments and other financial obligations.

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Underwriting Services

Underwriting is the entry point for depository and book-entry transfer services at The Depository Trust Company (DTC). Services offered through the Underwriting group offer efficiencies in the capital markets and reduce risk to participants by automating and facilitating the distribution and settlement of new and secondary issues.

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Issuer Services

DTC's Issuer Services provide an array of central communication and information resources for depository-eligible securities that facilitate outreach by issuers to shareholders. Through its efficient, cost-effective and risk-mitigating offerings, Issuer Services help achieve timely and accurate communication among interested parties with respect to securities held and serviced at DTC.

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Corporate Action Processing

The Depository Trust Company (DTC) offers a wide array of services for processing corporate action events for the approximately 1.3 million active securities eligible at the depository. These services include announcing details of upcoming events and providing participants with information about their entitlements, accepting and acting on their instructions, and collecting, allocating, and reporting payments across various corporate action event types, including distributions, redemptions, and reorganizations.

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Securities Processing

Through its suite of Securities Processing services The Depository Trust Company (DTC) provides its participant firms a range of safekeeping and processing services for various types of securities. Securities Processing services deliver efficient and cost-effective solutions for deposits, withdrawals, electronic direct registration and custody.

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Analytic Reporting - Agent Services

This web page is designed to facilitate communication with the agent community by providing information and reference documentation that is necessary to interact with The Depository Trust Company (DTC).

Agent Services is the entry point for transfer agents at DTC. In order to establish a relationship with DTC, agents must first become DTC-eligible. The links below provide information and documentation that agents must complete in order to become DTC-eligible agents, FAST agents, and eligible for DTC's Direct Registration System (DRS). The Issuer Services link provides access to an array of central communication and information resources for depository-eligible securities that facilitate outreach by issuers to shareholders.

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Global Tax Settlement

Global Tax Services offers a variety of services for both domestic and international clients including services to provide tax relief on non-U.S. securities, withholding tax services on U.S.-sourced income paid to non-U.S. institutions and a tax reporting data service. The offerings are as follows:

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