Earning trust: Several recent market developments and outsourcing will boost industry revenue growth

Custody, Asset and Securities Services industry operators are responsible for back-office support associated with securities trading, including settlement, accounting and record keeping services, as well as middle-office support related to securities lending, compliance pricing and performance analytics. Rising employment and disposable income bolstered financial planning fees related to insurance policies as consumers once again had the discretionary income to purchase these policies. The Standard & Poor's 500 index (S&P 500) experienced steady growth over the five years to 2018, increasing the value of many investments in the equity markets, and leading to industry revenue growth...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising employment and disposable income bolstered financial planning fees related to insurance policies
  • Industry custodial banks have achieved an oligopolistic equilibrium
  • Changes are expected for the global markets, and the industry will have to adapt accordingly
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    The Custody, Asset and Securities Services industry generates revenue by providing a range of services related to securities, custody operations and money management. The original focus of the industry was to provide back-office processing and administration of securities in areas such as settlement, clearing and security. Over time, the industry has moved to provide more middle- and front-office functions as institutions increasingly outsource these roles. These services tend to involve higher margins and put more emphasis on customized and skilled services than the more technology-heavy, high-volume processing services. The array of services global custodians provide (i.e. cus...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Custody, Asset & Securities Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Custody, Asset & Securities Services Industry are

  • Having links with suppliers
  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as MSCI World Index and S&P 500 in the Custody, Asset & Securities Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Custody, Asset & Securities Services Industry?

    This industry comprises custodial bank and brokerage firms that primarily provide trust, fiduciary and custody services to corporations, investment funds and individuals. Industry operations consist of back-office processes for transacting securities, including settlement, accounting and record keeping. Other services include middle-office support such as securities lending, compliance pricing and performance analytics.

    Industry Products
  • Support services for financial and commodity markets
  • Trust and fiduciary services
  • Brokerage and dealing services
  • Financing related to securities
  • Financial planning and investment management
  • Other miscellaneous services
  • Industry Activities
  • Provides custody services
  • Provides assets or securities services
  • Provides personal investments trust administration
  • Provides transaction record keeping and accounting
  • Provides middle-office functions (e.g. data analytics and fund performance tracking)
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • MSCI World Index
  • S&P 500
  • Corporate profit
  • Personal savings rate
  • Regulation for the Investment Management industries
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note

  • Current Performance
  • Competitive balance
  • Evolving structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Global competition
  • Regulatory landscape
  • Table: Custody, Asset & Securities Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Custody, Asset & Securities Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Portfolio Management
  • Retirement & Pension Plans
  • Open-End Investment Funds
  • Private Equity, Hedge Funds & Investment Vehicles

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Investment Banking & Securities Dealing
  • Securities Brokering

  • Products & Services
  • Trust and fiduciary services
  • Support services for financial and commodity markets
  • Other miscellaneous services
  • Brokerage and dealing services
  • Financial planning and investment management
  • Financing related to securities
  • Chart: Custody, Asset & Securities Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • New financial products
  • Value of financial assets
  • Outsourcing

  • Major Markets
  • Businesses and governments
  • Households
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Custody, Asset & Securities Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Custody, Asset & Securities Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Custody, Asset & Securities Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    State Street Corporation, Bank of America Corporation, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation,
  • Table: State Street Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Bank of America Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Custody, Asset & Securities Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Custody, Asset & Securities Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • S&P 500 (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Assets Under Custody (Auc)
  • Assets that are physically or legally held by an institution. This differs from assets under management because no investment or management decisions are made by the firm holding the assets.
  • Assets Under Management (Aum)
  • Assets that an institution professionally manages by making decisions on when to buy, sell or leverage assets owned by another individual or institution (e.g. wealth managers and hedge funds).
  • Back-Office
  • The administrative functions at a brokerage that support the trading of securities, including trade confirmation and settlement, record keeping and regulatory compliance.
  • Custody
  • Safekeeping service that a financial institution provides for a customer's securities. The institution collects dividends, interest and proceeds then disburses funds based on client instructions.
  • Fund Accounting
  • Financial reporting directed at the public rather than investors. Generally used by nonprofits and government entities that are responsible for showing how money is spent instead of earned.
  • Fund Administration
  • Set of activities that support investment operations, including the settlement of daily trades, pricing of securities, payment of fund expenses and fund reporting.
  • Middle-Office
  • In the trade settlement process, the group of employees responsible for calculating profits and losses and for managing risk.
  • Securities Lending
  • The lending of securities by one party to the other. Under this scenario, the borrower is required to put up collateral for the transaction and pay a fee based on the value of the loaned securities.
  • Spread
  • The difference between the bid and the ask price of a security or asset. When bid and ask prices are farther apart (ie. higher margin) industry firms make more money by buying low and selling high.
  • Transfer Agencies
  • Trust company, bank or similar financial institution assigned by a corporation to maintain records of investors, account balances and transactions.
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