The European Depositary Bank SA
Our company was founded in 1973 in Luxembourg as a wholly owned subsidiary of Hamburg-based private bank M.M.Warburg & CO (AG & CO) KGaA. As M.M.Warburg & CO Luxembourg S.A., we made it since possible for institutional investors to directly access the Luxembourg financial market. This makes us one of the most experienced depositaries for traditional and alternative investment structures in the Grand Duchy.
Our bank specialises in investment funds and fulfils the role of depositary bank in partnership with renowned capital investment companies. Our core services are the safekeeping of fund and securitisation structures, including the functions of paying agent and register/transfer agent. The range of services we offer is rounded off by others such as brokerage, cash management and individual services for third-party asset managers. The legal framework in Luxembourg – which is unique across the European Union – enables us to offer a particularly broad spectrum of services.
Right now, we serve as depositary for 368 fund and securitisation structures with a total volume of EUR 34.5 billion. Two-thirds of this is comprised of alternative investments, including in private equity, property, infrastructure and private debt, and one-third is comprised of traditional asset classes (31 December, 2018).