Founded in 1889 as a Chicago-based bank, Northern Trust is now an international financial company, providing asset and wealth management products and services to a broad range of clients, from sovereign wealth funds and high net worht individuals and families, to hedge funds and corporations. The Northern Trust Company operates as a branch of The Northern Trust Company (United States).
The Northern Trust Company participates in the deposit guarantee scheme of the United Kingdom. This deposit guarantee scheme applies to current accounts, savings accounts, time deposit accounts made by private individuals, companies and covers up to up to 85,000 GBP per bank per depositor. The Northern Trust Company is a member of Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) and makes its contributions into it.
The Northern Trust Company is located in London.