Founded in 1889, Northern Trust is a provider of investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions for corporations, institutions and affluent individuals worldwide. Northern Trust provides asset servicing and asset management services, including global custody, banking, accounting, investment management, and investment operations outsourcing to a broad spectrum of insurance clients across the globe. Northern Trust's insurance client base and expertise encompass life, property and casualty, pensions, protection and indemnity, captives and the specialist Lloyd's insurance market in the UK. The firm's private equity administration practice, part of the global fund services group, provides operational infrastructure and expertise for a range of fund types, including buyout, mezzanine, secondary and funds of funds. Northern Trust's insurance practice provides asset servicing, asset management, banking, and brokerage services to insurance companies throughout the region.