BNY Mellon Is World’s Biggest Global Custodian for Eighth Straight Year

For the eighth year in a row, BNY Mellon takes the No. 1 spot in Institutional Investor’s annual ranking of the World’s Largest Global Custodians. The firm’s total assets under custody climbed to roughly $25.08 trillion for the 12 months through June, according to II estimates, from an estimated $24.31 trillion the previous year.

State Street Corp. kept its No. 2 position. During the same period its assets declined to $21.35 trillion from $22.06 trillion.

With $20.47 trillion, a slight drop from last year’s approximately $20.5 trillion, J.P. Morgan again ranks third.

For many global custodians, asset growth was flat year-over-year. Total assets for the 15 banks in the ranking stand at $131.15 trillion, a gain of well below 1 percent.

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