LCH Ltd Equity Derivative LSEDM service withdrawal

Report date

Circular No.

LCH Circular No 3992


5th December 2018


All LCH Ltd EquityClear Members


Following the London Stock Exchange announcement relating to its London Stock Exchange Derivatives Market (LSEDM), LCH Ltd would like to advise its Clearing Members that the equity derivatives contracts LSEDM will be withdrawn and LCH Ltd will no longer offer its equity derivatives clearing service. 

LCH will work with clearing members to manage the transfer or closure of all open interest. 

The last trading day will be 21 June 2019, with the period following 28 June 2019, (the “Service Withdrawal Date”) to manage closure of the final June contract expiry.

This notification provides members the minimum six months’ notice as required under Regulation 9 of the LCH Ltd Rulebook.

Please note that there will be no change to the interest rate derivatives trading and clearing offering for CurveGlobal products.

We would like to thank all our members and their clients for their loyalty over the years.  

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Ian Mackenzie Email: or Tel: + 44 (0) 207 426 7265


Yours sincerely


Bruce Kellaway

Global Head of Repoclear & Collateral, Head of Ltd Equityclear