How can Northern Trust meet your fixed income needs?
Providing you Intelligent Indexing® solutions
Maximising returns while minimising costs and preserving wealth. This is the ultimate goal for most investors. Northern Trust’s Intelligent Indexing process helps investors achieve this goal through a disciplined investment approach focused on minimising tracking error and managing total costs.
You can experience risk-efficient, cost-effective market exposure thanks to our Intelligent Indexing fixed income approach, which features:
What Makes Intelligent Indexing Different?
Actively Managing Portfolios at Every Stage to Maximise Your Return
Northern Trust takes a consistent approach to active fixed income management, focusing on identifying relative value at the issue and sector level, while closely monitoring and controlling portfolio risk relative to your chosen benchmark. Our emphasis on areas where we believe you will be compensated for moving away from benchmark exposure has resulted in superior risk-adjusted returns.
Proven Investment Philosophy
Experience Supported by Research
Our experienced team of portfolio managers is supported by our proprietary credit research, and uses state-of-the-art technology to support quantitative decision-making. Our in-house economic research group conducts extensive fundamental analysis of the domestic and international macroeconomic environments. This research is used to determine value at the sector and security level.
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David Blake is a Senior Vice President and Director of International Fixed Income at Northern Trust in London. David is responsible for the management of international fixed income for Northern Trust. Fund structures under management range from single currency short duration mandates to multicurrency long duration global government bonds – both active and passive.
After graduating in 1999 with a Master of Physics from Lancaster University, David worked for 3 years as a gilt repurchase agreement trader and short duration portfolio manager for HMT UK Debt Management Office.
David joined Northern Trust in 2003 as a Portfolio Manager covering the U.S. dollar and Euro books for securities lending cash re-investment and was appointed Senior Portfolio Manager in 2007.
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