Primary Asset Classification 2

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Member ID Name Definition
D.19 Other bond A bond that is of a type not listed separately.
D.2 Money market instrument Money market instruments in accordance with Directive 2009/65/EC comprise transferable instruments which are normally dealt in on the money market rather than on the regulated markets.
D.21 Bankers acceptance A negotiable order to pay a specified amount of money on a future date, accepted and guaranteed by a bank and drawn on a deposit at a bank.
D.22 Certificate of deposit Usually a negotiable certificate issued by a bank acknowledging a deposit in that bank for a specified period of time at a specified interest rate.
D.23 Commercial paper A discounted and unsecured debt security issued by a corporation whose name appears on the front of the security and who promises to pay to the security holder a certain amount on a stated maturity date.
D.231 Euro commercial paper (ECP) A commercial paper denominated in Euro.
D.232 Pagares Specific type of commercial paper commonly known in Spain.
D.239 Other CP A commercial paper that is of a type not listed separately.
D.24 Treasury bill A common form of sovereign shortterm debt security that many governments issue. It gives the holder the unconditional right to receive stated fixed sums on a specified date, and is issued at a discount to face value that depends on the rate of interest an
D.29 Other money market instrument A money market instrument that is of a type not listed separately.
D.3 Hybrid debt instrument Instrument with characteristics of debt and equity which are classified as debt according to their main characteristics.
D.31 Convertible bond A fixed interest rate bond that the investor has the option of converting into the equity of the borrower or its parent.
D.311 Contingent convertible bonds (CoCo’s) Contingent convertible securities are hybrid securities issued as debt instruments and automatically converted into equity shares if a contractually pre-defined 'trigger event' occurs. Their defining characteristics are a loss-absorption mechanism (conver
D.32 Bonds with warrants attached Bonds with warrants attached are debt securities that incorporate warrants giving the holder the option to purchase equity in the issuer or another company during a predetermined period, or at a particular date, and at a fixed contract price. The warrant
D.33 Stapled debt instrument Stapled instruments - which, under their terms of issue, are two or more different financial instruments (for example, ordinary equity securities and unsecured notes) coupled together for certain purposes - are usually treated separately as fixed interest
D.34 Non-participating (preferred) share Holders are entitled to receive a fixed dividend, but do not participate in the distribution of the residual value of a corporation on dissolution.
D.39 Other hybrid debt Instrument A hybrid debt instrument that is of a type not listed separately.
D.9 Other debt A debt instrument that is of a type not listed separately.
E Equity Equity securities are negotiable financial instruments that entitle holders to a share of both distributed profits and the residual value of the corporation’s assets in the event of its liquidation. Holders of these financial assets are the collective own
E.1 Ordinary / Common share Ordinary shares (or “common” shares) usually give holders the right to the following: • Holders are generally entitled to participate in the corporation’s general policymaking and have the right to attend, speak, and vote (in the case of voting shares) at
E.2 Preference / Preferred share Holders of preferred shares have priority over holders of ordinary shares when it comes to laying claim to a corporation’s assets. However, while preferred shares may have priority over ordinary shares in the payment of dividends and in the event of liqui
E.21 Cumulative preferred share Holders are entitled to receive a fixed dividend ahead of ordinary shares and retain the right to any accumulated preferred dividends that may have built up.
E.22 Participating preferred share Holders are entitled to participate in the profits of a corporation over and above fixed dividends by means of an additional fluctuating dividend. They also participate in the distribution of the residual value of a corporation on dissolution.
E.23 Cumulative, participating preferred share A preferred share that fulfils the criteria of cumulative and participating preferred shares at the same time.
E.24 Redeemable preferred share These can be redeemed at the request of either the corporation or the shareholder (at a fixed price on a specified date or during a specified period of time). Strict conditions apply to the issuance of redeemable shares and their redemption. Instead of ca
E.29 Other preferred share A prefered share that is of a type not listed separately.
E.3 Depository receipt A financial instrument that allows a nonresident to introduce securities into a market in a form more readily acceptable to the investors in that market. A deposit-taking corporation will purchase the underlying security and then issue receipts in a curre
E.31 American depository receipt (ADR) American depository receipts (ADR) are liabilities of the non-U.S. institutional units whose securities underlie the ADR, not of the U.S. financial institutions issuing the ADR.
E.32 Global depository receipt (GDR) Global depository receipts (GDR) are securities available in one or more markets outside the corporation’s country of residence.
E.39 Other depository receipt A depository receipt that is of a type not listed separately.
E.4 Hybrid equity instrument Instrument with characteristics of debt and equity which are classified as equity according to their main characteristics.
E.41 Participation certificate (Genussschein) Participation certificates grant their holders participation rights. Participation rights may take various forms, both for equity securities and for debt securities. In many countries, almost no legal restrictions are placed on this type of financial inst
E.42 Convertible (preferred) share Holders are allowed to convert preferred shares into a specified amount of ordinary shares.
E.43 Subscription right Subscription rights that are traded separately are often given their own separate International Securities Identification Number (ISIN). They are classified as shares, rather than as financial derivatives, since they represent a claim on the residual valu
E.49 Other hybrid equity instrument A hybrid equity instrument that is of a type not listed separately.
E.9 Other equity An equity instrument that is of a type not listed separately. This also includes "Other equity" in accordance with ESA 2010 (F.519) that is not in the form of securities. Other equity includes equity in quasi-corporations (such as branches, trusts, and pa
F Fund Investment fund shares are shares of an investment fund if the fund has a corporate structure. They are known as units if the fund is a trust. Investment funds are collective investment undertakings through which investors pool funds for investment in fin
F.1 Undertaking for collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS) Fund Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) as defined in Directive 2009/65/EC on the coordination of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to UCITS.
F.2 Alternative investment fund (AIF) Alternative investment fund (AIF) as defined in Directive 2011/61/EU on Alternative Investment Fund Managers.
F.9 Other fund A fund that is of a type not listed separately.
X Not applicable
D Debt Debt securities are negotiable financial instruments serving as evidence of a debt. They are covered by the financial assets and liabilities (financial instrument) category “debt securities” (F.3) in ESA 2010.
D.1 Bond Bonds and debentures are long-term debt securities that give the holders the unconditional right to fixed payments or contractually determined variable payments on a specified date or dates, that is, the earning of interest is not dependent on earnings of
D.11 Straight bond A bond without any further special characteristics listed separately.
D.12 Securitisation bond Securitisation is the issuance of debt securities for which coupon or principal payments are backed by specified assets or by future income streams.
D.121 Traditional securitisation In case of traditional securitisation, the transfer of credit risk takes place by transferring the assets subject to that risk.
D.122 Synthetic securitisation In case of synthetic securitisation, the transfer of credit risk takes place by means of instruments that provide insurance against credit losses, without an actual transfer of assets taking place.
D.129 Other securitisation A securitisation that is of a type not listed separately.
D.13 Covered bond Covered bonds are debt securities issued by a financial corporation, or fully guaranteed by a financial corporation. In case of default of the issuing or guarantor financial corporation, bond holders have a priority claim on the cover pool, in addition to
D.131 Jumbo covered bond Jumbo covered bonds are covered bonds issued in accordance with the requirements in Article 52(4) of Directive 2009/65/EC and with an issuing volume of at least EUR 1 billion, for which at least three market-makers provide regular bid and ask quotes.
D.139 Other covered bond Covered bonds other than jumbo covered bonds.
D.14 Medium-term note A debt security issued at fixed or floating rates of interest, as part of an overall medium-term note programme. Used by institutions as a source for medium-term funding.
D.141 Euro medium term notes (EMTN) A medium-term note denominated in Euro.
D.149 Other MTN A medium-term note denominated in a currency other than Euro.
D.15 Perpetual bond A debt security that has no stated maturity date.
D.16 Linked bond Linked bonds have their coupon or principal payments (or both) linked to a general price index for goods and services (such as the consumer price index (CPI)), interest rate (such as the London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) or a bond yield), or asset pri
D.161 Inflation-linked bond
D.162 Interest rate-linked bond
D.163 Asset-linked bond
D.164 Currency-linked bond
D.165 Credit-linked bond
D.166 Exchange traded notes (ETN)
D.167 Exchange traded commodities (ETC)
D.169 Other linked bond
D.17 Strip bond Separate trading of registered interest and principal of securities (STRIPS) are securities that have been transformed from a principal amount and periodic coupons into a series of zero-coupon bonds, with the range of maturities matching the coupon paymen
D.171 Principal strip A strip bond created for the part of the principal amount.
D.172 Coupon strip A strip bond created for the part of the coupons.
D.18 Structured debt security (Certificates) Structured debt securities typically combine a debt security, or a basket of debt securities, with a financial derivative, or a basket of financial derivatives. These financial derivatives are typically embedded in and are therefore inseparable from the d
D.181 Investment product The Investment product category of Structured debt securities covers securities where the principal amount is (1) protected and returned at maturity, regardless of the performance of the reference financial instrument; (2) exposed to losses limited to les
D.1811 Capital protection product
D.1812 Yield enhancement product
D.1813 Participation product
D.1819 Other investment product
D.182 Leverage Product The leverage product category of Structured debt securities covers securities with a large risk compared with the initial investment and that combine an investment in an underlying security with a future or option. Detailed breakdowns of upper category in
D.1821 Leverage product with knock-out
D.1822 Leverage product without knock-out
D.1823 Constant leverage product
D.1829 Other leverage product