CST Trust Company ("CST") is headquartered in Canada, with offices in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver, we provide issuers global solutions through local access points. CST may be a new name in the industry, but its history of providing Canada with leading equity servicing solutions is well-rooted in the financial market. Formerly the Issuer Services business of CIBC Mellon, CST was established in November 2010.
CST has joined American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC ("AST"). Together this division provides service to over 8,000 issues and more than 5.5 million shareholders in over 22 foreign countries, ranging in size from initial public offerings to Fortune 100 companies.
CST provides clients with customized solutions to fit their specific needs along with access to the best systems, services, processes and products available today around the globe. CST is privately owned by Pacific Equity Partners ("PEP"), a large private equity firm based in Australia. PEP's resources allow CST to expand its technology platform and operating systems, while incorporating the best-in-class performance metrics of Link Market Services, a leading international shareholder services company also owned by PEP. CST has an international presence in Australia, New Zealand, India, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States.