Welcome to BME Clearing, the Central Counterparty (CCP) of BME Group.
BME Clearing, has more than 30 years of experience in managing counterparty risk for a wide range of financial and non-financial assets.
As a Central Counterparty (CCP), BME Clearing acts as a buyer to every seller and a seller to every buyer, making the markets in which the CCP intervenes safer.
BME Clearing main purpose is making sure that in case of a participant’s default, the rest of participants do not suffer any losses. Therefore it eliminates or mitigates credit risk.
BME Clearing is authorized in accordance with the Regulation EMIR –(EU) No 648/2012-
In accordance with EMIR, BME Clearing is authorized by its competent authority, the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV), to provide clearing services as a Central Counterparty.
BME Clearing is therefore included in the list of CCPs authorized to offer services and activities in the European Union, published by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)
BME Clearing is the CCP for the following segments: