PCS Custody

A robust solution for local and global custody services integrating STP Swift processes

The Industry

The financial crisis and its aftermath resulted in a wave of regulations, increased demand for operational transparency and banks are implementing transformation strategies to remain viable.


Understanding the issues in all these areas, PCS has the expertise and provides the technology to enable financial institutions achieve revenue enhancement, cost optimization, and enhance their competitive advantage to better serve their clients.

The Solution

PCS Custody constitutes one of the leading complete and robust solutions in the area of the Custodian Services with active installations in several countries like Greece, Romania, Bulgaria, Cyprus and Kenya.


PCS Custody allows the management of investment products such as equity, bonds, treasury bills, mutual fund units, etc., thus providing the ability to monitor and valuate customer portfolios.


Procedures such as receiving and sending SWIFT messages, automatic creation of cash flows and management of complex corporate actions characterize the system as an integrated platform as regards to the custodian’s operations.

Functional Highlights

  • Local & Global Settlement flows
  • Client’s Position
  • Reconciliation
  • Settlement Instructions Monitoring
  • Trade Processing
  • Trade Confirmations
  • Client Billing
  • Corporate Actions
  • SWIFT Messages
  • Redemption & Coupon Payments
  • Pledging
  • Annual General Meetings
  • Share Capital Increase
  • Double Taxation Treaty
  • Reporting & Inquiries
  • Parameterization & Maintenance

Non – Functional Highlights

  • Multi Depository
  • User Access Rights
  • Multi Instrument
  • Multi Currency
  • Comprehensive Straight Through Processing (STP)
  • User-friendly front-end interface
  • Audit Trail
  • System Parameters Configuration