State Street Corp. has been chosen to provide accounting, custody, and back-office support to the entire product family of the U.K. financial services company Scottish Widows Group.

The Scottish Widows pact was the Boston-based company's second major victory in its drive to go beyond a custodial role and become a third-party administrative service provider. State Street struck its first such deal in May, with Pacific Investment Management Co., an investment adviser in Newport Beach, Calif., with which State Street has had a custodial relationship for many years.

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