# How is SEDOL check digit calculated?

## How is SEDOL check digit calculated?

The checksum can be calculated by multiplying the first six digits by their weightings: (0×1, 2×3, 6×1, 3×7, 4×3, 9×9) = (0, 6, 6, 21, 12, 81) Then summing up the results: 0 + 6 + 6 + 21 + 12 + 81 = 126.

### How many digits is a SEDOL?

seven-character
SEDOL Codes are unique seven-character alphanumeric identifiers assigned to securities that trade on the London Stock Exchange and other smaller exchanges in the United Kingdom. ﻿SEDOL codes have a unique checksum character assigned at the end. The seventh digit is a weighted sum of the first six characters.

#### Are ISIN and SEDOL the same?

SEDOL stands for Stock Exchange Daily Official List, and ISIN stands for International Securities Identification Number. These codes uniquely identify a particular security.

What is SEDOL Masterfile?

SEDOL Masterfile is a central data security master for issuer and instrument data with the SEDOL code contributing to a unique, country level, global instrument identifier. UnaVista will be making some enhancements to the SEDOL Masterfile Reference Data Feed to assist with new regulatory demands and client feedback.

How is CUSIP check digit calculated?

How to generate a CUSIP check digit

1. Convert non-numeric digits to values according to their ordinal position in the alphabet plus 9 (A=10, B=11,…
2. Multiply every even digit by 2.
3. If the result of the multiplication is a two-digit number, add the digits together.
4. Get the sum of all values.

## What does SEDOL stand for?

Stock Exchange Daily Official List
SEDOL, which stands for ‘Stock Exchange Daily Official List’, is a seven-character identification code. Many investments are listed on multiple exchanges – a SEDOL is useful because it tells you not only what the investment is, but which listing you’re looking at.

### How many digits is ISIN?

12-digit
ISIN numbers are the unique 12-digit numbers that are recognized by the International Standards Organization, located in Geneva, Switzerland, as security identifiers for cross-border securities transactions.

#### Can SEDOL be reused?

If a SEDOL is made defunct the same code will not be reused. A template is available to download on the website for the submission of bulk SEDOL requests. This functionality is permissioned and can only be used with an authorised login and users must undergo training by SMF Operations.

Can a SEDOL have multiple ISIN?

The short answer is yes, however a company would have more than one ISIN if they have multiple share classes or notes or bonds. A company issues securities in the form of debt or equity, and often companies issue multiple securities of either/or.

How do I get a SEDOL?

Complete a SEDOL Application Assistance FORM Please fill out the application with the requested information and attach the company’s certificate of incorporation or memorandum of association. Once the forms and documentation are viewed we will notify you of time-frame and fees.

## How is ISIN calculated?

The algorithm for calculating the ISIN check digit from is the following: Convert any alphabetic letters to their numeric equivalents using the above table. Beginning with the least significant digit (on the right), multiply every other digit by 2. Add up the resulting digits, calling the result SUM.

### How many digits is a CUSIP number?

nine characters
CUSIP numbers consist of nine characters (including letters and numbers) that uniquely identify a company or issuer and the type of financial instrument. A similar system is used to identify foreign securities (CUSIP International Numbering System or CINS).