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Depositary Services

Robust Depositary Services and Assistance with Regulatory Compliance

Benefit from Northern Trust’s risk-aware depositary services across multiple types of fund structure, asset class and investment strategy.


We provide technical, compliance and operational expertise as your depositary, partnering with you to meet obligations for the oversight and protection of fund assets.

Through active engagement with government, industry leaders and regulatory bodies, Northern Trust also remains at the forefront of regulatory reform and will help you manage regulatory change relevant to the nature, scale and complexity of your business.

  • Asset safekeeping, cash flow monitoring, reconciliation and oversight services
  • Consistent client service  across EMEA through one team and management structure
  • Decades of experience providing depositary services in Ireland, Guernsey, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom
  • Services catering to hedge funds, fund of hedge funds, private equity, real estate, money market funds, Exchange Traded funds (ETFs), tax-transparent funds and credit and debt vehicles
  • Support for a range of asset classes held in fund structures, including Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) funds, Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) and third-country AIFs
  • Technical, compliance and operational expertise from a fully engaged team of experienced specialists across Europe


Solutions in Motion

Find out how else we can help you with your Asset Servicing needs:
Maximize investment and execution potential with our innovative solutions across institutional brokerage, transition management, securities lending, and foreign exchange.
Support your business strategy with the right combination of asset servicing and fund administration solutions for traditional and alternative assets.
Turn data into decisions with our integrated digital technology and service for modern multi-asset class portfolios.
Efficiently and securely manage your assets across the trade lifecycle with our global custody solutions.