BNY Mellon Launches New Digital Asset Custody Platform
Today, our Digital Asset Custody platform bridges digital and traditional assets. Tomorrow, as we continue our innovation journey, we aim to develop an entire suite of digital asset services, including execution and tokenization.
From our existing Digital Asset Fund Services to our new Digital Asset Custody platform, we are accelerating the development of next-generation solutions. Offering a holistic view of traditional and digital assets, Digital Asset Custody brings it all together on one platform. And, we’ve designed it around an enhanced risk management framework that addresses the unique regulatory, operational and security needs of digital assets.
Security. Resiliency. Innovation.
Powering the future of finance.
Nearly two centuries of direct custody expertise. A resilient platform with custody as the foundation for digital asset services. A modern infrastructure designed to scale. We aim to offer end-to-end servicing capabilities for the entire lifecycle of digital assets.
Bridging the custody and administration of both traditional and digital assets. Complementing our existing Fund Services for digital assets. We’re simplifying the view of your assets within today’s ever-changing financial market.
A multi-disciplinary team of expert talent. Investing in — and integrating — capabilities of leading fintechs. Persistent attention on expanding capabilities. Actively engaged with industry consortia, institutional clients, and technology experts. All so you can focus on accelerating your strategic initiatives and evolving your business.
Trust the world’s largest custodian for direct safekeeping and settlement of bitcoin and ether on your behalf.
Leverage a market leader with comprehensive fund services
supporting digital and traditional currencies. Take advantage of
our global presence and commitment to quality service and risk
management to launch new products.
From accounting and administration to transfer agency and ETF services, our integrated solutions are scalable and flexible, with the ability to quickly assess new digital assets and reconcile with major digital custodians.
Knowledgeable teams support clients across 21 funds.
Supporting Grayscale Bitcoin Trust with fund accounting and administration
Support for pure crypto funds with a wide range of currencies beyond bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH)
In June 2022, we sponsored a global survey of institutional asset managers, asset owners and hedge funds that was conducted by Celent.* Of the more than 270 buy-side institutional investors surveyed, 41% hold cryptocurrency in their portfolio today, with an additional 15% saying they plan to hold digital assets in their portfolios within the next two to five years. Other findings from this survey include the following:
Even in the midst of the crypto
winter, institutional investors
are still looking to move forward with their
plans to adopt digital assets.
Overwhelmingly, institutional investors
are looking for an integrated provider to
support their digital asset needs.
*Celent is a member of the Oliver Wyman group, a global research &
This report was commissioned by BNY Mellon, at whose request Celent developed this research. The analysis, conclusions, and opinions are Celent’s alone.
Digital assets have entered the mainstream. See our report, which outlines the evolution of digital assets and the ways they are reshaping the financial ecosystem and highlights the infrastructure and collaboration needed to help digital assets reach full maturity and integrate seamlessly with traditional assets.
that investors are demanding in an infrastructure for digital assets, which is comparable to the one that exists for traditional assets.
of requirements for the stable, reliable servicing of the entire asset lifecycle from issuance to custody, trading, and settlement to core fund servicing, accounting, and payments.
Engaging with Leading Fintechs to Help Forge the Industry’s Future
Support for on-chain transaction monitoring, Know Your Transaction (KYT) and Know Your VASP (KYV) processes.
Leveraging multi-party computation (MPC) technology that integrates with BNY Mellon systems.