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Interbolsa signs ECB T2S framework agreement
  Lisbon, 28 June 2012 – NYSE Euronext today announces that Interbolsa has signed the European Central Bank’s (ECB) Target2Securities (T2S) Framework Agreement.  T2S was initiated in 2006 and has been implemented to integrate and bring further efficiencies to the European securities settlement infrastructure. It   will be introduced from 2015.

Interbolsa, a subsidiary of NYSE Euronext and central securities depository for the Portuguese market,   has been participating in the project from day one.   Providing the Portuguese market with access to the T2S settlement platform, the venture will also offer enhanced settlement services to its current and future customers.

"By signing the T2S Framework Agreement, which we have supported since its inception, we will strengthen Interbolsa's position as a key participant within the Portuguese financial market," said Luís Laginha de Sousa, CEO of Interbolsa and CEO and Chairman of NYSE Euronext Lisbon., "We are delighted to be part of this instrumental development of the European securities settlement infrastructure and are confident that the agreement will enable Interbolsa to further its integration at a European and global level."

About Interbolsa

INTERBOLSA – Sociedade Gestora de Sistemas de Liquidação e de Sistemas Centralizados de Valores Mobiliários, S.A. (hereinafter INTERBOLSA) is a limited company, which purpose is the managing of securities settlement systems and central securities depository systems. The mission of INTERBOLSA is:

  • To provide infrastructures and highest quality services to all participants of the securities market, namely to the financial intermediaries and issuer companies, that will fulfill all the needs of the market with efficiency, safety and confidence;
  • To render services for settlement, issue registration, deposit and safekeeping of securities according to the best international practices;
  • To follow a strategy focused in the continuous improvement of its products and services according the customers’ needs;
  • To engage continuously with rigour and professionalism in the development and efficiency of the capital market, namely in what concerns the areas of settlement and custody;
  • To contribute to the development of the capital market by creating competitive conditions, reducing systemic risks and protecting the rights of the investors and other entities involved with the capital market.

About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets — the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE MKT, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca — represent one-third of the world’s equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index. For more information, please visit:
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