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Korea Securities Depository

Postal address BIFC, 40 Munhyeongeumyung-ro Nam-gu, Busan, 608-828
Tel. +82 51 519 1844
Fax +82 51 519 1619
E-mail contact@ksd.or.kr
Web-site https://ksd.or.kr/eng/

KSD was established in December 6, 1974 under the Securities and Exchange Act (later consolidated into the Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act).


Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act

Article 294 (Establishment) (1) The Korea Securities Depository shall be established in order to promote a centralized deposit of securities, etc. (referring to securities and others prescribed by Presidential Decree; hereafter in this Chapter, the same shall apply), transfer of securities between accounts, and settlement subsequent to transactions and smooth circulation. 

Shareholder

Ratio (%)

Korea Exchange

70.43

KOSCOM

4.63

Yuhwa Securities

3.35

NH Investment & Securities

2.9

Other (53 shareholders)

18.69

Functions provided under Capital Markets Act:

  • Deposit of securities
  • Book-entry transfer of securities
  • Settlement of transactions on the securities exchange
  • Settlement of transactions of over-the-counter transactions
  • Cross-border deposit and settlement
  • Transfer agent
  • Separate safe custody of securities

 

Function provided under other laws:

  • Registrar of public and corporate bonds
  • Tax withholding for securities transactions tax and special tax for rural development

 

Functions provided under Articles of Incorporation:

  • Collateral management for OTC derivatives transactions
  • Gold and precious metals deposit for futures and options transactions
  • Intermediation of securities lending and borrowing transactions
  • Management of secured call loan transactions
  • Provision of securities information
  • Repurchase agreement (repo) agent
  • Administration of securities certificate forms
  • Management of substitute securities for futures and options transactions

Membership in international associations

  • Asia-Pacific Central Securities Depository Group (ACG)
  • International Securities Services Association (ISSA)
  • Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA)
  • Association of Eurasian Central Securities Depositories (AECSD)