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Global Custody


Simplify your information management with a consolidated and centralised view

The dedicated GFO group has an in-depth understanding of the unique needs of families and the family offices and advisors who serve them. Our global custody solution focuses on quality and capability, delivering processing efficiencies and scale in major and emerging markets.

Many of our wealthiest families have assets which are spread across the globe with a variety of asset managers. Maintaining and controlling those assets can be an arduous and time consuming task. Working with a global custody provider gives you greater control and security, as well as comprehensive, consolidated reporting of all assets.
Global accounts with local access

We take care of the detail, actively tracking balances and transactions, monitoring provider reports and fees. As one of the top global custody providers in the world, Northern Trust delivers a range of services:

  • Standard and bespoke reports for all investments and liabilities
  • Trade processing and reconciliations with individual managers
  • Automated cash sweeps
  • Sophisticated, web-based reporting for risk management, tax planning and performance analysis
  • Complete year-end tax information
  • Standard accounting for all transactions
  • Settling trades and safekeeping securities in over 104 markets
  • Investment of idle cash balances with cash investment and cash sweep capabilities in over 20 currencies
  • Collection of dividend and income payments — income credited on payable date in 37 countries
  • Notification of corporate actions and proxies in 40 markets
  • Foreign exchange
  • Lending global securities with one of the largest lending pools in the marketplace
  • Reporting in both base and local currencies, tailored to meet a client’s specific reporting needs
  • Analysis of global performance, enabling clients to evaluate manager performance continually and automatically against 800+ major market indices and 900+ stock universes worldwide
  • Passive currency overlay
Daniel Lindley

Daniel Lindley

Managing Director, Global Family & Private Investment Offices, EMEA
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Daniel Lindley

Daniel Lindley

Managing Director, Global Family & Private Investment Offices, EMEA

Based in London, Daniel Lindley is Managing Director for the EMEA Region for the Global Family & Private Investment Offices Group within Northern Trust. Dan also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors, and as Chief Fiduciary Officer, for Northern Trust’s Guernsey trust affiliate, Northern Trust Fiduciary Services (Guernsey) Limited.

Dan joined Northern Trust in 2005 and for the next seven years served as President of The Northern Trust Company of Delaware, whose assets under administration grew from virtually nothing to more than $10 billion during his tenure. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Dan was Managing Director and Trust Counsel at U.S. Trust Company of Delaware.

Dan began his career as a lawyer in private law practice in Delaware, initiating his career with Potter Anderson & Corroon and later as an equity partner in the Delaware offices of Duane Morris LLP and Reed Smith LLP. Over a period that spanned 25 years, he assisted institutional clients with fiduciary product development and fiduciary litigation, as well as the enactment of Delaware legislation dealing with fiduciary law. In that role, he was the principal author in 1997 of the Qualified Dispositions in Trust Act, Delaware's asset protection trust statute, and the 1995 legislation repealing Delaware's Rule against Perpetuities.

Dan holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from Williams College. Admitted to the bars of the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware and the United States Supreme Court, Dan is a member of the International Bar Association and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Dan is also a member of the Asset Protection Planning Committee of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association. Dan is the former Board Chair of the Blood Bank of Delmarva, Inc., a leading supplier of blood and blood products in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S


Northern Trust Corporation. Head Office: 50 South La Salle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603 U.S.A. Incorporated with limited liability in the U.S. Products and services provided by subsidiaries of Northern Trust Corporation may vary in different markets and are offered in accordance with local regulation. For more information, read our legal and regulatory information about individual market offices.

This material is directed to professional clients only and is not intended for retail clients. For Asia-Pacific markets, it is directed to institutional investors, expert investors and professional investors only and should not be relied upon by retail investors.