Solutions for Investment Advisors

U.S. Bank partners with investment advisors to provide comprehensive solutions for your firm's needs.

At U.S. Bank, we provide the capabilities you need to grow your business. We’ve dedicated an entire team solely to meeting the needs of registered investment advisors. We’ve invested in the people and technology to develop products and services specifically designed for your custodial, banking, and trustee needs.

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Benefits of registered investment advisors working with us.

We understand the importance of protecting your assets and having an efficient back office. That is why we offer a full suite of online tools, compatibility with industry interfaces and a customized service offering that gives you a wide variety of service solutions.

Comprehensive services for registered investment advisors

Hollistic custody

Some custodians limit what you can hold. We support all depository-eligible securities, as well as most mutual fund and alternative investment holdings. Additionally, we support global trading in more than 90 countries.

Portfolio-based lending

Access a sophisticated array of credit offerings using your portfolio as collateral.

Delegated trust services

Have us act as corporate trustee and delegate the investment management responsibilities to you.

Cash management

Rely on our daily liquidity and short-term cash offerings, as well as our secure, competitive Liquidity Plus cash sweep program.

Asset safety

Assets are held in nominee name and are segregated from bank assets providing protection in the event of bank insolvency.

Specialty asset management

Trust our expertise to help you manage your non-financial holdings.

From our leaders


“You won’t find another institution that is committed to providing more services to the investment advisor community.”

Alan Markarian
National Manager, Investment Advisor Services
U.S. Bank Global Fund Services

Sweep uninvested cash balances with U.S. Bank Liquidity Plus.

Earn competitive interest income while maintaining same-day liquidity using a high yield account. Our program sweeps end-of-day cash balances, up to the program limit, from custody accounts into interest-generating deposits in FDIC-insured institutions. Balances that cannot be placed in deposit banks on a given day are automatically swept into a designated First American money market fund.

Expansive FDIC protections and insolvency segregation protections:

  • FDIC insurance available up to $2.5 million per depositor
  • Same-day liquidity
  • Depository network includes only well-capitalized FDIC insured deposit banks
  • Seamlessly integrates with your custody accounts
  • Eligible for most custody account types
  • Limit or restrict exposure to one or more specific banks

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Jody Clark
Head of Business Development
Investment Advisor Services

Strategies and insights from our thought leadership

Protecting cash balances with sweep vehicles

Automatically keep custody of account funds liquid and stable while possibly generating a return.

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Navigating the changing cash landscape

Money market reform continues to change the way investors think about cash. Learn why many advisors are exploring other options for their clients’ holdings.

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How RIAs can embrace technology to enhance personal touch

The use of technology can be a major differentiator between the most successful registered investment advisors (RIAs) and everyone else.

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