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 The Canadian Depository for Securities Limited
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Confirmation of Registered Holdings service
For security issues not covered under a Registrar and Paying Agent (RPA) agreement, CDS Solutions will provide a confirmation of registered holdings upon request for a fee.

CDS Solutions can only provide a confirmation for the part of the issue that is held in CDS Clearing and Depository Services Inc.'s nominee name (CDS & CO.). The confirmation authenticates the quantity and/or specific details of the security, as well as any payments received by CDS & CO. as the registered holder.

Issuers that require an audit confirmation must request it from their official agent of record. Issuers without an official agent of record may:

  • Elect to enter into a RPA agreement with CDS Solutions. Issuers with an RPA agreement are entitled to receive audit confirmations as part of the RPA service

    or

  • Request a Confirmation of Registered Holdings from CDS Solutions.

To request a confirmation of registered holdings, issuers or their agents must provide CDS with:

Send both of these documents to CDS by email at issuers@cds.ca

See the CDS Solutions price list for current fees.