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Prime Services

RMB Prime Services (a segregated unit within RMB Global Markets) offers institutional clients product and trading requirements in the equities, fixed income, currency and commodities markets, locally and globally. Our platform extends across execution, financing, asset servicing, custody and clearing, while minimising risk and providing margin solutions for our clients.


RMB Prime Services incorporates:


Prime Broking

RMB is a leading multi-asset class service provider to the hedge fund industry.

Operating off the FirstRand Bank balance sheet and supported by all of RMB’s Global Markets’ trading, research and sales divisions, we offer investors and hedge fund managers a complete range of prime broking services off platforms designed to minimise trading, operational, counterparty/credit and reporting risks.


Securities Lending

Our advice is based on credit and risk management expertise, and we offer innovative solutions to meet each client's requirements within a well-balanced lending programme.


Futures Clearing

RMB provides clearing services for all JSE-listed derivatives.

RMB's Futures Clearing provides clearing services for all JSE-listed derivatives, including equity, commodity, currency, interest rate, international equity futures and bond derivatives. RMB Futures Clearing is the only clearing member with in-house clearing and back-office administration systems entirely independent of the JSE.


RMB Stockbroking Operations (Pty) Ltd

RMB provides back-office support, settlement and custody for JSE-registered institutional stockbrokers.

RMB Stockbroking Operations is an approved Custody and Settlement (CSA) member of the JSE. We provide back-office support, settlement and custody for JSE-registered institutional stockbrokers, settling through our FNB Custody division.


RMB Custody and Trustee Services

RMB Custody and Trustee Services is a Central Securities Depository Participant (CSDP) and a shareholder of Strate — the licensed Central Securities Depository (CSD) for the electronic settlement of financial instruments in South Africa.

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