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ISS GPD and Strate collaborate to streamline proxy voting experience

Strate and Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), a leading provider of corporate governance and sustainable investment solutions to financial market participants, have collaborated to streamline the proxy voting life cycle
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Watch: Collateral Services platform explainer video

Building on the trust we have earned in safeguarding the legal ownership rights for securities, Strate has developed a platform to support the re-use of securities as collateral to promote
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Strate sponsors The Economist Intelligence Corporate Network event

Strate is proud to sponsor The Economist Intelligence Corporate Network’s (EICN) upcoming engagement with the theme “SA Inc: The investment decision”. The event will bring together multinational and local companies
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Strate adopts Reach for a Dream Foundation hospital ward

At Strate, we believe it is important that Strate serves as a good corporate citizen and that we proactively participate in creating sustainable infrastructures that support South Africa’s socio-economic development.  
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Strate supports Equity Express Securities Exchange in opening its bond market

Strate is pleased to have supported Equity Express Securities Exchange (EESE) in opening its bond market to multiple participants and operationalising its bond licence.  The operationalisation of the bond licence,
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Strate’s e‐Voting platform welcomes two new clients

Strate’s e‐Voting platform has achieved another key milestone: the operationalisation of two new clients. Merchant West Investments and Sesfikile Capital Managers, with combined assets under management of R23.5 billion. They
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SA Home Loans leads the way with e-Voting

Strate’s e-Voting platform has reached another significant milestone. SA Home Loans, through its Amber House Fund 6 RMBS programme, has become the first issuer, besides Strate, to conclude a consent
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Doing good in our communities through “Ride for a cause”

At Strate, we support the country’s transformation agenda by doing good in our communities. Through our “Do Good” initiative, our employees raise funds for non-profit organisations (NPOs) and Strate matches
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Standard Chartered Bank and Sanlam Investment Management join Strate e-Voting platform

Strate is delighted to announce that our e-Voting service has reached another significant milestone. Standard Chartered Bank and Sanlam Investment Management have operationalised onto the e-Voting platform and are able
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Strate compliance officer exams on hold to enhance syllabus

In serving the financial markets, Strate aims to provide training that is relevant, useful and informative. As the capital markets have evolved over the past 10 years, it is essential
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Have you considered Strate’s triparty collateral platform to optimise non-cash collateral and minimise tax, credit and operational risk?

Recent amendments to the “collateral arrangement” exemption in the Securities Transfer Tax Act provide a compelling reason to re-evaluate your collateral management strategies. Strate is South Africa’s principal central securities
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Strate acquires Trustlink SWIFT Bureau services business

Strate has acquired the Trustlink SWIFT Bureau services business offered in South Africa and the rest of Africa. The transaction came into effect on 1 January 2023, following an extensive
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Nasdaq to Deliver Blockchain e-Voting Solution to Strate

South Africa’s central securities depository (CSD) will leverage the solution to improve voting efficiencies and increase shareholder participation in South Africa
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Strate unwraps its new website

Strate is proud to announce that its new website is live, where current and prospective clients will find useful information about our services in a fresh and fluid design that
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4AX goes live with two issuers using Strate’s settlement services

Strate welcomes the news that its client – one of South Africa’s newest exchanges, 4 Africa Exchange (4AX) – announced its first two issuer listings on the Exchange – NWK Limited
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Strate partners with A2X Markets for Collateral and Settlement Services

On Friday 13 October, 2017, the first non-cash collateral exposure between A2X Markets and one of its brokers was successfully reported and settled using Strate’s Tri-Party Collateral Management Services. This
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You can now watch videos from the 2017 Strate GIBS Fintech Innovation Conference Online

To provide you with a holistic understanding of the impact emerging FinTechs will have on the future of financial services, GIBS partnered with Strate to host the Fintech Innovation Conference
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Go-Live Date for Strate’s Debt Instrument Solution Project announced

South African Central Securities Depository (CSD), Strate, has confirmed that all the milestones necessary to proceed with its Debt Instrument Solution (DIS) Project have been met. This landmark has been
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