Approved Letter of Credit Banks


If you wish to do business with CME Clearing, please consult the following list to find banks around the world that are approved for issuing letters of credit:

Should you have any questions, please contact Financial Operations at +1 312 207 2594.

Bank Name Branch Country
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. New York Australia
Bank of America, N.A. Chicago United States
Bank of China Ltd. New York China
Bank of Montreal New York Canada
Bank of New York Mellon New York United States
Bank of Nova Scotia New York Canada
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Chicago Japan
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ New York Japan
BBVA S.A. New York Spain
BMO Harris Bank N.A. Chicago United States
BNP Paribas New York France
Citibank N.A. New York United States
CoBank Denver United States
Comerica Bank Detroit United States
Commerzbank New York Germany
Commonwealth Bank of Australia New York Australia
Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank New York France
Credit Industriel et Commercial New York France
Credit Suisse AG New York Switzerland
DBS Bank Ltd. Los Angeles Singapore
Deutsche Bank AG New York Germany
DNB Bank ASA New York Norway
DZ Bank AG New York Germany
Fifth Third Bank Cincinnati United States
HSBC Bank USA New York United Kingdom
Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. New York Italy
Itau Unibanco S.A. New York Brazil
JP Morgan Chase Bank New York United States
JP Morgan Chase Bank Chicago United States
KBC Bank New York Belgium
Lloyds Bank PLC New York United Kingdom
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corp. New York Japan
Mizuho Bank, Ltd. New York Japan
National Australia Bank Limited New York Australia
Natixis New York France
Nordea Bank Finland Plc. New York Finland
Norddeutsche Landesbank New York Germany
The Northern Trust Company Chicago United States
OCBC Bank New York Singapore
Rabobank Nederland New York Netherlands
Royal Bank of Canada New York Canada
The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc. Stamford Scotland
Santander Bank, N.A. Newtown United States
Societe Generale New York France
Standard Chartered Bank New York United Kingdom
Svenska Handelsbanken New York Sweden
UBS AG New York Switzerland
United Overseas Bank Ltd. New York Singapore
U.S. Bank National Association Milwaukee United States
U.S. Bank National Association Minneapolis United States
U.S. Bank National Association Portland United States
U.S. Bank National Association Seattle United States
U.S. Bank National Association St. Louis United States
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Winston Salem United States
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. San Francisco United States
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