Gartner Research

Sourcing Models Are Needed for Securities Clearing and Settlement

Published: 29 June 2006

ID: G00141391

Analyst(s): James Wolstenholme, Pete Redshaw, David Furlonger , Paul M. Sussman


Financial institutions face multiple strategic-sourcing options for securities clearing and settlement. Return on investment will not be possible without the use of a baseline model that maps costs to the value chain.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Predictions
  • Introduction
  • Factors for Clearing and Settlement Sourcing Options
    • Option 1
    • Option 2
    • Option 3
  • Correspondent Offerings Gaining Relevance
    • Service Bureau Advantages
    • Service Bureau Disadvantages
  • Correspondent Clearing Firms
    • Correspondent Value Proposition
  • Baseline Sourcing Models Help Assess Value Proposition
  • Recommendations

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