RMB Custody Services

RMB Custody Services, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, provides custody and securities settlement services to local and foreign financial institutions. We understand that the world has become more complex, more interconnected and more dependent on electronic information processing. At the crux of the Custody business model is this understanding of your needs.

We are a Central Securities Depository Participant (CSDP) through FirstRand Bank Ltd, and a shareholder of Strate — a licensed Central Securities Depository (CSD) for the electronic settlement of financial instruments in South Africa.

Our wide range of sub-custody competencies is tailored to service local and foreign institutional investors trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).


Basics done well for you


  • Safekeeping and trade settlement of local equity, bond and Money Market instruments
  • Registration (custody share registers of listed companies)
  • Asset servicing (including corporate actions administration, collection of interest, allotments, redemption proceeds, distributions and payments), income collection and proxy voting
  • Management information reporting