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About Northern Trust


Whatever Your Greater, We Can Help You Achieve It

For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 16,500 employees globally. We serve the world’s most-sophisticated clients – from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

Our guiding principles not only survived but thrived during the Great Depression, two world wars and the 2008 financial crisis. We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.

As of June 30, 2016, Northern Trust Corporation had:

  • $122 billion in banking assets
  • $6.4 trillion in assets under custody
  • $906 billion in assets under management

Northern Trust Corporation reports second quarter net income of $260.7 million, earnings per common share of $1.09.

Frederick H. Waddell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “Northern Trust continued to navigate effectively in the second quarter of 2016, amidst the volatile market environment and heightened global economic uncertainty. Total revenue increased with strong growth in net interest income and steady growth in trust, investment and other servicing fees, partially offset by lower foreign exchange trading income. We continued to invest in people, technology and regulatory initiatives to support our growing business. Our results for the quarter demonstrated our ability to win new business in the current environment.

We are pleased the Federal Reserve did not object to the proposed capital actions in our 2016 Capital Plan, which demonstrate our financial strength and commitment to grow the franchise profitably.”