MSP reports for BASA

MSP reports on international
clearing models on behalf of BASA to
inform the development of the
South African clearing landscape




MSP reports on international clearing models
on behalf of BASA to inform the development
of the South African clearing landscape

MSP reports on
international clearing models on behalf of BASA to inform the development of the South African clearing landscape

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Market Structure Partners is a specialist, independent, strategic advisory firm.
We provide advice about how evolving technology, changes in regulation and emerging trends impact underlying capital markets infrastructure all over the world.
Our Focus Areas

Strategic advisory

We offer unbiased and independent insight into global capital market structure and help clients navigate and plan for change across the life cycle of trading, clearing and settlement in multiple asset classes. We offer advice to established organisations facing difficult headwinds as well as to new entrants wishing to take advantage of new opportunities. We often work on projects with multiple stakeholders and are experienced consortium managers.


We are internationally recognized for benchmarking of trading, clearing and settlement service models, costs and pricing across global financial markets. We have an excellent knowledge of global regulation as well as an understanding of underlying local market characteristics in multiple different markets that helps put our benchmarking into appropriate context.

Market Intelligence

We provide specialist market intelligence for investors in capital markets infrastructure firms. Our knowledge of market dynamics provides a basis for both asset managers and private equity firms to make more informed decisions. Our network of contacts across the industry also allows us to undertake focused pre and post acquisition due diligence to help investors assess the risks and opportunities that may arise from an investment.

Our Consultancy

Our work spans internationally, with clients and projects across Europe, Australia, Middle East, Africa, Asia and North and South America.

We provide a breadth of consultancy services to a broad range of market participants, such as trading platforms, investment brokers, clearing houses, central depositories, data vendors and technology firms. See examples of our international projects on the map below:

Learn more about what we do.

Our Reports

Market Structure Partners provides tailor made reports for clients. We are particularly strong in benchmarking markets and services across the globe and providing context of different market structure models.

We aim to deliver meaningful yet understandable reports, offering industry insights based on extensive experience, interviews and research.

Examples of our publicly available reports are available here.

Our Latest Report
Report on International Clearing Models for the South African Market
msp-report-front-cover-web Market Structure Partners was asked to conduct a report for The Banking Association of South Africa (BASA) on South Africa’s central counterparty clearing model. Download the Full Report >>
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