CUSIP® is the universally recognized identifier for financial instruments and their issuers. CUSIP® identifiers cover a wide range of global financial instruments, including extensive equity and debt issues, derivatives, syndicated loans, hedge funds, and listed options for the US and Canada.
CUSIP-based identifiers support the accurate and efficient clearance and settlement of securities, as well as processing associated with income payments made during the lifecycle of an issue. They enable:
These identifiers include:
CUSIP-based identifiers are assigned by CUSIP Global Services (CGS). CUSIP Global Services is managed on behalf of the American Bankers Association (ABA) by FactSet Research Systems Inc.
CGS distributes CUSIP data in a variety of formats and frequencies, with the products organized by:
For more information on CGS's products and services, please visit the CGS Services webpage, or contact the Sales Department at 212-438-6500.
CUSIP Global Services offers, free of charge, educational programs specifically designed to help users understand the structure and application of the CUSIP system in both seminar and webinar formats.
CUSIP® and CABRE® are registered trademarks of the ABA, any reproduction is strictly prohibited.