Custody Services

Custody Services involves the holding, safekeeping of securities and maintaining accurate records of entitlement and ownership. The core function of custody services is settlement, safekeeping and reporting.

It is what happens after the decision to buy or sell securities has been taken by the client or client agent.

This process involves settlement for trades carried out on funds for which we are the Custodians. If a registered security is involved, receive the documents of title from the issuer, keep in Safe Custody and maintain a record. Thereafter monitor any declarations regarding entitlements and the eventual payment.


This service is available to institutional investors as well as high net worth individuals.
Our clients include:-

  • Pension Funds
  • Provident Funds
  • Staff Retirement Benefits Schemes
  • Guaranteed Schemes [Administered by Insurance Companies]
  • Pooled Funds or Schemes.
  • Collective Investment Schemes
  • Offshore Fund Managers/ Custodians

Under Custody we carry out:-
  • Settlements

  • Safe keeping

  • Corporate actions e.g. bonus issues, rights issues,

  • Registration

  • Proxy voting

  • Tax reclamation

  • Income collection

  • Valuation

  • Reporting

  • Inward and outward remittances

  • Foreign Exchange Conversion

  • Cash Management

[Every Client is assigned a Custody Investment Account with a unique Equity Nominee Limited Ltd Account Number]

 

CONTACT CUSTOMER SERVICE AT ANY EQUITY BANK BRANCH OR CALL EQUITY CUSTODY SERVICES ON:

 Equity Bank Ltd. | Equity Center Ground floor, Upper Hill, Hospital Rd
P.O Box 75104 - 00200 Nairobi Kenya
+ 254 20 226 2471-4

email: custody@equitybank.co.ke


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