Custody & Trading Services

Custody & Trading Services

BDF & Trust Ltd (BDF Bank) provides comprehensive custody solutions to a range of clients including; hedge funds, private equity funds, family offices and investment management companies.

BDF Bank partners exclusively with global, top tier financial institutions including State Street Global and The Bank of New York Mellon to offer clients “best in class” counterparty exposure.

With access to most major markets worldwide, including the U.S. (DTC/FED), Euroclear/Clearstream, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan and Hong Kong, our global reach allows clients to create a consolidated global custody solution.

Our custodial services include:

  • Global Custody
  • Settlement
  • Safe Keeping
  • Income Processing
  • Cash Management
  • Corporate actions
  • Proxy voting
  • Trade and Portfolio Reporting.

BDF Bank utilizes sophisticated technology including multicurrency global processing systems with enhanced corporate action reporting, allowing us to report information to our clients in a more efficient and timely manner.

BDF Bank also provides clients with an Online Custody Portal, offering summaries and detailed record keeping of all transactions executed on behalf of the fund. Clients can also access portfolio valuation and transaction reports.


BDF Bank provides timely Trade Execution/Custody for its Fund Custody clients with the aim of reducing the client’s administrative burden within the investment management process, by assisting with the completion and distribution of investment subscription and redemption documents, the custody of Fund of Fund assets and the notification of all corporate actions to the investment managers.


Through its network of broker relationships BDF Bank’s team of highly-experienced traders offer timely execution and access to a substantial inventory for fixed income executions in most major markets and across multiple asset classes, including Equities, Fixed Income, Alternative Investments, and Money Market Instruments. BDF Bank utilizes its trading expertise across BDF group to offer expanded hours of execution across multiple time zones.