November 7 2019, marked the 25th anniversary since the Central Securities Depository of Poland (KDPW) first began its operation as an independent company. A prestigious gala took place in Warsaw to celebrate the occasion, with the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda taking honorary patronage as host and speaker at the event.

Also present at the gala was President Andrzej Duda, who emphasized in his speech that KDPW is the foundation of the security of the domestic financial instruments market and plays an important role in building a modern economy. He also added that KDPW is a powerful technology company, while expressing hope that the Central Securities Depository of Poland (KDPW) will support the future economic development of Poland and the domestic capital market.

Of the many awards presented throughout the evening, the award for the most active foreign participant in the Trade Repository was awarded to OSTC Group. Collecting the award on behalf of the group was Tomasz Kwiatek, Managing Director of OSTC Group Poland, who commented,

“KDPW’s 25th anniversary award is a wonderful recognition of our role as a partner for the Polish central clearing party. No other international member of KDPW is reporting as many transactions, which shows how we as a group are really impacting financial markets.”

OSTC Group was one of the eight companies to receive an award during the evening, together with PKO Bank Polski, Dom Maklerski X-Trade Brokers, Bank Pekao SA, Bank Citi Handlowy, Erste Securities, Dom Maklerski Banku Ochrony Środowiska and ING Bank Śląski.