Corporate Governance

created for the market, by the market


Operating as a market infrastructure and designated by the Eurosystem, European DataWarehouse aims to increase transparency and restore confidence in the ABS market. The company became fully operational in January 2013 and is funded and owned by a mix of 16 market participants including large corporations, professional organisations, and banks. The company operates as a utility to respond to the need for improved transparency to investors and other market participants in Asset-Backed Securities (ABS).


Caixa Bank S.a.

Moody’s Group Cyprus Limited

CréditAgricole S.A.

Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A

UniCredit S.p.A.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A.

Banco Santander S.A.

BNP Paribas S.A.

Crédit Foncier de France

Creditreform Rating AG

DBRS Ratings Limited

Dutch Securitisation Association

Instituto Crédito Oficial

MMS Germany Holdings GmbH

Société Générale S.A.

True Sale International GmbH

Corporate Structure

Shareholder Meeting

16 shareholders

Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board currently consists of 15 members and is responsible for strategy and monitoring EDW’s operation as a market initiative.

Pricing Comittee

The Pricing Committee currently consists of 9 members from the ABS industry and is responsible for setting the fee structure for EDW clients. The fees are set in line with EDW’s utility approach.


Professor José Manuel González-Páramo

EDW Management

CEO: Dr. Christian Thun
CFO: Sascha Schimpfermann
CTO: Gopala Krishnan Sankaran