Services / Additional Services
Providing custody and safekeeping of cash and securities, treasury, foreign exchange and reporting services

Arqaam Custody offers a best-in-class platform for the secure settlement and safekeeping of client money and assets in the MENA region and globally via one account; including reporting, access to listed securities issuances and corporate actions and proxy voting.  We provide and arrange custody only through reputable and top-rated banks and institutions as custodians to give clients comfort on the safekeeping of their assets.  Clients are allocated with a dedicated relationship manager and deal with an experienced team with regional and international experience and strong relationships.

Arqaam Custody services include:

Trading, Clearing and Settlement – We provide clients with global access to trade and settle in the stock markets of over 100 countries and use our experience and local knowledge to ensure a seamless solution for our clients

Safekeeping of Client Assets – We ring-fence client assets and ensure that they are held with reputable sub-custodians in segregated accounts dedicated only to client activity, to avoid any client exposure to Arqaam credit risk

Reporting – We offer a full array of automated reporting including statements which detail multi-currency balances, portfolios and transactional history and corporate actions; including indicative portfolio valuations and audit response requests

Reconciliations – We focus on daily reconciliations to ensure all clients positions are correctly recorded and use market leading reconciliation technology to facilitate an efficient and robust process

Multi Product Access – We offer a full range of products from listed securities such as equities, futures and bonds to more complex derivatives such as options – all available under one platform

FX facilities – We provide a single platform to allow clients to forex existing cash holdings for either speculative or settlement purposes

Corporate Actions & Proxy Voting – We monitor and process all corporate actions in client portfolios and provide clients with flexibility wherever possible to vote or attend in accordance with their own wishes

Collateral Management – We manage and report on all cash movements and manage liquidity in relation to client transactions including in relation to derivatives for margin payments and collateral calls

Treasury and Foreign Exchange

Arqaam Treasury and Foreign Exchange (FX) assists with managing and optimising client cash flows; offering cash and liquidity management, investing and optimising performance and returns on liquidity while controlling risk; and also provides a range of foreign exchange services for clients, including for payments and receipts, as well as investment products.

Arqaam Custody services include:

Managing and optimising cash flows
Fiduciary deposits
Treasury Notes / T Bills
Leveraged bond portfolios

Foreign Exchange services include:

Executing FX payments, receipts and drafts
FX spots, forwards, futures and options