Custody and Escrow Services

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Bankers Trust’s custody services encompass a broad range of solutions. We strive to provide the services needed in today’s investment markets. Personal service and technology is what sets us apart from other providers.

Business and institutions of all sizes look to Bankers Trust for our expertise in custody services. Bankers Trust is a leading provider of national custodial services to investment managers, insurance companies, foundations, endowments and other institutional investors. We currently manage more than 1,600 custodial accounts with more than $9.4 billion in custody assets. We have the scale to be an ideal partner in meeting your organization's custody needs.

Each custodial relationship is managed by an Institutional Relationship Officer who leads a team of on-site professionals who are dedicated to providing seamless administrative and accounting services. Whether it is processing account transactions, holding funds in escrow or valuing assets held in a Collective Fund, we are committed to providing the timely and accurate service that you should expect from a leader.

What are Custody Services?

Custody services are offered by a custodian which is a financial institution that safeguards a firm’s or individual’s financial assets to minimize the risk of theft or loss. These securities and assets are held in electronic or physical form.

Custody Services

  • Stock, Bond, and Mutual Fund Asset Safekeeping

  • Physical and Electronic Document Safekeeping

  • Document Verification

  • Income Collection

  • Corporate Actions Processing

  • Collective Investment Fund Processing

  • Customized Reporting

  • 24/7 Online Account Access

  • Customized Online Reporting

  • Securities Lending

  • Insurance Analytics Reporting

What is an Escrow?

An escrow is a financial arrangement where a third party holds money on the behalf of the transacting parties. The purpose of an escrow account is to ensure your assets are secured without the risk of losing money or merchandise due to fraud. Escrow is often best known in the context of real estate.

Business Escrow Services​

  • Real Estate Transactions

  • Business Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Pending Litigation Reserves

  • Licensing Agreements

  • Environmental Reserves 

  • Impoundment

  • Franchises

  • Public and Private Subscription Offerings

Public and Private Entities Nationally Have Partnered with Bankers Trust Because:

  • Our Custody team has more than 60 years of combined experience. Our staff is both seasoned and tenured, supported by expert administration and operations staff.

  • Bankers Trust is a leading provider of national custodial services to investment managers, insurance companies, foundations, endowments and other institutional investors.

  • Bankers Trust is committed to a one-on-one partnership with you. A partnership to us means we don’t give you a 1-800 number after you become a client; we give you your Relationship Officer’s actual phone number and email address. We gladly assist you in answering any questions you have and helping your institution reach their financial goals.

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Note: Non-Deposit Investment Services are not insured by FDIC or any government agency and are not bank guaranteed. They are not deposits and may lose value.
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