The Department for Licensing and Financial Sanation of Credit Institutions of the Bank of Russia has registered a report on the results of additional issue of shares by CJSC JSCB National Clearing Centre for 2.7 bn roubles. As a result of the additional share issue, NCC's authorized capital will increase to 4.435 bn roubles, and its net-capital will approximate 7 bn roubles.
The third additional share issue comprises 2.7 mln. shares of common stock with par value of 1 thousand roubles each.
The increase in the authorized capital of CJSC JSCB National Clearing Centre, which performs functions of a clearing institution and a central counterparty in the currency exchange market of MICEX Group, is in line with the Group’s strategy, contemplating growth of NCC’s net-capital to the level exceeding 9 bn roubles by 2011.
The growth of equity represents an important factor strengthening NCC’s financial stability and increasing its reliability as a central counterparty concentrating risks and ensuring performance by the market participants of their obligations assumed under the concluded transactions. The sufficiency of NCC’s equity also represents an important element of market stability, contributing to the market’s higher attractiveness for participants and, consequently, to higher trading volumes and liquidity.
The equity growth strategy adopted by CJSC JSCB National Clearing Centre conforms to the CPSS/IOSCO Recommendations for Central Counterparties as regards its requirements related to market risk management. This strategy is also in strict conformity to the risk management standards for central counterparties introduced by the European Association of CCP Clearing Houses, whereof CJSC JSCB National Clearing Centre is a member.
CJSC JSCB National Clearing Centre, member of MICEX Group, was founded in October 2005. Since 10 December 2007, NCC has been performing functions of a central counterparty clearing institution in the MICEX currency exchange market. The bank’s shareholder is CJSC MICEX (100%).
NCC holds license of the Bank of Russia for performance of banking operations in roubles and foreign currency and the FSFR license for clearing operations as professional securities market participant.