Profuturo GNP, Mexico City, hired State Street Corp. to provide global custody and fund accounting, confirmed Carolyn Cichon, a State Street spokeswoman. Profuturo has more than $4 billion in pension fund assets under administration. Officials at the firm were not available for comment. "We went through a thorough due diligence process to select our service provider," Eduardo Reyes Esparza, CIO of Profuturo, said in a news release from State Street. Further information was not available by press time.