Custody

We provide institutional investors with innovative and highly customized securities custody services, designed specifically for securities investments in the Americas region.

Owing to client confidence in our custody services expertise, we’re now among the largest Japanese banks offering local securities custody services, based on the value of assets held in custody.

The highest quality and care in custody services

Securities Settlement and Safekeeping

  • Clients can instruct us by SWIFT, online or fax
  • Securities and cash held in custody are reconciled daily 
  • Settlement results are communicated in a timely manner
  • If a trade fails to settle within the time specified, the fail reason is provided and immediate follow-up initiated

 

Collection and Remittance of Interest/Dividend Income

  • Pre-advice of projected income is provided before expected payment date
  • Income receipts are credited to clients’ account on payable date
  • Funds credited also can be remitted to a designated bank

 

Corporate Actions

  • Corporate action information collected from information vendors and the depositories is provided to clients in a timely manner
  • Entitlement to corporate actions are posted and reported upon allocation
  • For voluntary corporate actions, such as tender offers or exchange offers, we communicate with depositories to ensure proper, timely execution

 

Cash Management

  • Cash investment services are available through in-house deposit products, short-term investment funds and/or offshore investment vehicles

 

Proxy Notification and Voting

  • Proxy solicitation and voting information is available, in accordance with the contractual agreement between Mizuho Trust & Banking and Broadridge—one of the largest third-party information providers in the US

 

Reporting

  • Securities Holding Statements
  • Transaction Statements 
  • Pending Trades
  • Trade Settlements
  • Failed Trades
  • Income Projections
  • 1042S Annual Tax Statements

     

Custody Services are provided by Mizuho Bank (USA). Mizuho Bank (USA) is a New York State-chartered bank and a member of the Federal Reserve System and of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. 

RELATED SERVICES

 

Fund Administration     Securities Lending

 

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