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Direct Register Shares from Exante

Updated: Oct 19, 2023

Exante does not direct register shares, so you need to transfer your shares to another broker that can DRS transfer.


Exante charges a €150 fee for each Basic FOP Transfer. This means each time you want to transfer a specific stock (no matter how many shares) you are charged €150. A popular route has been through Interactive Brokers (IBKR).


The quickest way is to open an Interactive Broker account, buy a share, and request a DRS transfer (link to guide here). While you wait for your Computershare account to be created, you can transfer your shares from Exante to IBKR with a Basic FOP Transfer, then from IBKR to Computershare via DRS transfer for a $5(US) fee.

How to Transfer:

Once your shares are settled in Exante, you need to send an email with a filled out transfer form and screenshot of your IBKR account.

  • The transfer form is available here.

  • Fill the ”Security Transfer Request form” with the following information:

    • Name/Company Name: Provide your username and full name.

    • Account Number ay EXT: Provide your Exante account number

    • Under "Securities details" can fill in how many GME shares you want to transfer.

      • Security type: Shares

      • Security Name: GameStop.

      • ISIN Code: US36467W1099.

      • Exchange: The Exchange you bought the shares through. This will be in your contract notes.

      • Quantity: How many shares you want to transfer.

      • Price can be left blank.

    • Account details (IBKR):

      • Name of the financial Institution: INTERACTIVE BROKERS.

      • Contact person and details: assettransferservice@interactivebrokers.com.

      • Account number: Your Interactive Brokers account number.

      • Account holder name: Your full name.

      • Transfer Reference: Name, number and date of agreement between you and IBKR

      • Standard Settlement Instruction: Leave blank

      • Transfer Details: Basic FoP Transfer.

      • Face Value: Leave blank

    • Print out the form, sign and date it, and scan it back in.

  • Send an email to support@Exante.eu.

  • For the subject write: “Outgoing GME Position Transfer Demand”.

  • For the email write: “I want an outbound Basic FOP".

  • Transfer of my XX GME shares to Interactive Brokers. "I accept the transfer fees”.

  • Attach the screenshot of your IBKR account, and the transfer form, then click "Send".

  • On the same day, login in your IBKR account, and click on “Transfer & Pay” from the top menu and select “Transfer Positions”.

  • On the next page select “Incoming”.

  • On the next page select “All Other Regions” from the drop down menu.

  • On the next page select “Basic FOP Transfer".

  • Select EXANTE on the drop down list.

  • For “Your Account Number at the Financial Institution“ put your Exante account number.

  • For “Name of Account Holder at Financial Institution“ put your full name as defined on your Exante account.

  • Select the Account type (most likely individual).

  • Select the country of the Financial Institution where you access Exante from.

  • For the contact email put support@Exante.eu.

  • You have to add the asset you want to transfer, click on “Add Asset".

  • On the next page search which stock you'd like to transfer (GME), click on “Search".

  • On the next page, click on the row “GAMESTOP CORP-CLASS A / NYSE".

  • On the next page, define how many shares you'd like to transfer and click on “Save and Finish".

  • On the next page you'll see a summary of the transfer.

  • Click on “Continue”.

The transfer should be processed within 5 business days. You will receive an email confirming that the transfer was successfully performed.


After your shares reach IBKR:

Now you are able to request the DRS transfer from IBKR to Computershare. To do this you can follow our guide on how to DRS transfer from IBKR (link to guide here).

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