European Central Counterparty N.V. (EuroCCP) is a central counterparty. Central counterparties (CCPs) give protection to both parties in a trade, providing assurance to each party that the trade will settle at the agreed price in the event one party defaults on its obligations. Headquartered in Amsterdam, EuroCCP was formed in 2013 to provide safe and efficient equities clearing and settlement services throughout Europe. EuroCCP is the result of combining EuroCCP Ltd. and EMCF N.V., both formed in 2007.
EuroCCP clears equities from 18 European markets and from the United States, Depositary Receipts as well as ETFs and Currency ETCs.
European Central Counterparty N.V. (EuroCCP), incorporated in the Netherlands, and having its registered office at Strawinskylaan 1847, 1077 XX Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is registered in the Dutch commercial register under number 34268194. EuroCCP is a Limited Liability Company with share capital of EUR 7,500,000. EuroCCP has a branch office in London that is registered in the UK, as a UK Establishment with Company No. FC031747 and UK Establishment No. BR016817.
A system of global Legal Entity Identifiers (LEI) is under introduction. EuroCCP’s LEI is 724500937F740MHCX307.
On 1 July 2020 EuroCCP was acquired by Cboe. All of its shares are held by Cboe Worldwide Holdings Limited.