Collective Investment Trust Services

Access a lower-cost, high-quality solution for managing qualified retirement plan assets.

With UMB, investment advisors can focus on money management, while our experts handle the behind the scenes functions to support your collective investment trust.

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Collective Investment Fund Services

Access a lower-cost, high-quality solution for managing qualified retirement plan assets.

With UMB, investment advisors can focus on money management, while our experts handle the behind the scenes functions to support your collective investment trust.

Contact us today

Experience, service and support

You will benefit from our team’s technical experience, our state-of-the-art systems and our commitment to outstanding client service.

Completely integrated back-office support

We handle all the behind-the-scenes functions, from fund accounting, administration and custody** to regulatory compliance and tax reporting, so you can focus on serving your clients.

Proven partnerships

Beyond exceptional service and infrastructure, we also connect you with a team of professionals for trustee and other services through preferred relationships with experienced providers.

If you’re ready to access the benefits and opportunities of collective investment trusts, we’re ready to help. Connect with our experienced team today.

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Key services to support your collective investment fund

  • Trust sponsorship
  • Fiduciary and investment oversight*
  • Fund accounting and administration
  • Transfer agent services
  • Custody**
  • Cash sweep
  • Optional securities lending services
  • Audited financial statements
  • Regulatory filings
  • 5500 schedules for defined benefit plan customers

Benefits of a collective investment trust

  • Lower fees and expenses than mutual funds
  • Lower legal and marketing fees
  • Does not need to produce a prospectus
  • Does not require a separate board of trustees
  • No SEC registration and state qualification fees
  • Shorter start-up time

UMB can also serve as your full-service partner for global and domestic custody

As one of the nation's leading custodians, UMB Bank provides valuable solutions for global and domestic custody needs through the depth of our technology investments, our integrated banking capabilities and our commitment to be the provider of choice in the marketplace.

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Three questions to ask when choosing a fund CCO

The decision about how to obtain and structure CCO services ultimately comes down to a firm’s take on whether those services can and will meet requirements for critical factors such as independency, competency, knowledge, access and connectedness to the firm’s organizational culture. The following three questions, among others, have been helpful to us in evaluating these and other factors.

Three questions when choosing fund CCO


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If you’re ready to access the benefits and opportunities of collective investment funds, we’re ready to help. Connect with our experienced fund administration team today.

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* Services provided by preferred partners.

**Custody services provided by UMB Bank, n.a.