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Asset Servicing

Providing front, middle and back office solutions to help you meet the demands of a changing and complex market. Innovative technology, deep expertise and personalized service provide holistic solutions that keep pace with your needs and help you to make more insightful business decisions.

Over the past three years we have doubled our assets under custody with a focus on Canadian based public pension funds, multi-national corporate pensions and institutional fund managers.


Fast Facts

$13.46CAD Trillion Assets Under Custody

25,000+Staff Worldwide

$1.74CAD Trillion Assets Under Management

14.5%Tier 1 Capital Ratio*

Figures as of September 30, 2020
*Standardized Approach

Industry Leadership

First Commercial Deployment of Blockchain Technology

Pioneered the first commercial blockchain technology to help transform the private equity market.

Recognized for Committed to Advancement of Women in Workplace

We have been recognized as one of a select group of companies for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality.

There is always something new happening in the industry and inside the walls of Northern Trust. Stay ahead of these trends and developments with perspectives and research from industry experts across the globe.

Explore a vision of 2030 and how global custodians will act as digital conduits for clients.

2020 has presented a whirlwind of unforeseen hurdles and environmental changes that not even the most technologically advanced businesses could have prepared for, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Its impact spans globally, altering the way many teams operate and will leave a new normal in its wake.

Understanding the 'big picture' and complexity of your challenges is at the center of our product development. Learn how we can help you meet your business and investment needs.
Achieve a competitive edge with our expertise and powerful solutions for your private equity, real estate, infrastructure, hedge funds and fund of funds.
Maximize investment and execution potential with our innovative solutions across institutional brokerage, transition management, securities lending, and foreign exchange.
Achieve flexibility and operational efficiency with our comprehensive suite of front, middle, and back office solutions.
Comply with changing regulatory and transparency demands with our data analytical reporting services.
Stay ahead of the growing complexity, globalization and rapid change in the investment landscape.
Optimize oversight of your daily liquidity, increase efficiency and manage exposure with our banking, treasury, currency and collateral management solutions.
Turn your investment and financial data into actionable insights with our full suite of data solutions.
Support your business strategy with the right combination of onshore and offshore asset servicing and fund administration solutions for traditional and alternative assets.
Create better outcomes for you and your participants with our innovative services from defined contribution to de-risking, for all of your retirement plan needs.

Our Clients

Our Asset Servicing group offers services and solutions to a wide range of clientele. Some of our key clients include: