Buy-side favours low-cost clearing, says UBS

Findings of UBS equity analysts stoke fears of race to the bottom among over-the-counter derivatives clearing firms

technology arrows

Capital requirements are the most important consideration of buy-side market participants when choosing a central counterparty (CCP) for over-the-counter derivatives, according to research published by UBS equity analysts on October 27.

Participants were asked which factors were most important in selecting a CCP. In response, 47% of respondents said capital requirements, with 19% looking for a history of successful clearing operations and 17% citing a deep guarantee fund.

Ray Kahn, head of OTC

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options


Want to know what’s included in our free membership? Click here

This address will be used to create your account

Modernising compliance functions with regtech

Regtech addresses the complexities of regulatory requirements, offering innovative tools to modernise compliance functions, streamline processes and enhance efficiency. This article explores its role in compliance and reporting within the banking sector,…

Most read articles loading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here