Established in 1889, Northern Trust is one of the leading financial services providers in the world. It offers investment management, asset and fund administration, and fiduciary and banking solutions to government agencies, corporations and institutions. The organization serves clients in more than 35 countries and maintains over 80 office locations. Northern Trust also provides financial planning, private and business banking, and trust and estate services. In addition, it offers global custody services that include safekeeping of assets, trade settlement, income collection and Web-based information delivery. The firm additionally provides information reporting system solutions that enable access to same-day balances and transaction account details. Northern Trust s owns and operates Northern Trust Global Investments, which specializes in asset management solutions and maintains office locations in Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong, London and New York.