The Custody, Trustee and Stock Exchange Services industry covers a variety of services. The largest product segment in the industry is custody and administration services. Custodians act as a third party, often between an investor and a fund manager. The most common role of custodians is to hold the assets on behalf of investors. Custodians may also facilitate transactions and settlements between two parties by acting as an intermediary and temporarily holding the funds while settlement takes place. Other products in this industry include stock exchange clearing services, share registry, credit card administration and non-bank foreign currency exchange.
The industry provides a wide variety of nominee, trustee, custody, investment management, advisory and other services to the finance and investment sector. It includes establishments that provide stock exchange and share registry services, credit card administration services and non-bank money changing services.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.