Bringing reliability to all sectors of the global financial markets

CUSIP Global Services is managed on behalf of the American Bankers Association (ABA) by S&P Global Market Intelligence, with a Board of Trustees that represents the voices of leading financial institutions.
Bringing reliability to all sectors of the global financial markets

CGS is a central figure within the
global securities marketplace, delivering:

  • Standardized descriptions and up to 60 data attributes for over 8 million securities offered in the U.S. and Canada
  • The International Numbering System (CINS) for over 10 million global instruments
  • 50 years of information on corporate capital changes in the U.S. and Canada
  • ISINs for over 6 million instruments
  • A directory of legal entity data for issuers, obligors and counterparties, including a link to the official LEI (Legal Entity Identifier) where available
  • Classification of Financial Instruments (CFI) codes to group instruments with similar features
  • RED Codes that identify reference entities for credit default swaps
  • One-stop shopping for entity (LEI) and CGS instrument requests
  • Coverage of corporate, government, municipal and international securities; IPOs; preferred stock; funds; CDs; equity and debt issues; derivatives; U.S. and Canadian listed equity options; and syndicated loans

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