CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) announced today it has designated US$50,000 to the Nepal earthquake relief through the American Red Cross network to assist with providing aid and shelter to those affected.
“We at Northern Trust are deeply saddened by the devastation in Nepal caused by the recent earthquake and hope that our financial support will help bring some relief and comfort to those who are suffering in the wake of this disaster,” Northern Trust Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Frederick H. Waddell said. “We commend the efforts of the American Red Cross and our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families at this time.”
Northern Trust gave more than US$15 million to charities and civic organizations worldwide in 2014, and more than US$72 million during the last five years.
About Northern Trust
Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals. Founded in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has offices in the United States in 19 states and Washington, D.C., and 20 international locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of March 31, 2015, Northern Trust had assets under custody of US$6.1 trillion, and assets under management of US$960.1 billion. For 125 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader for exceptional service, financial expertise, integrity and innovation. Visit northerntrust.com or follow us on Twitter @NorthernTrust.
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