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Investment Management Outsourcing Research


Learn about how, when and why advisors employ investment outsourcing as part of their practice management strategy.

Financial advisors are becoming more open to outsourcing the investment management of client assets. This is a topic in which Northern Trust Asset Management has deep interest. We’ve surveyed advisors about their investment outsourcing attitudes since 2010. Take a look at our most recent survey results and our historical research to learn about the changing attitudes of financial advisors, and their clients, on this practice management strategy.

2014 Survey Results

Outsourcing Investment Management Outsourcing:
Impact on Clients

How clients react to the news and the changes that result from outsourcing was the focus of our third study on financial advisors’ increasing adoption of investment management outsourcing. Intelligence on advisors’ perspectives on the impact outsourcing has on their clients and business is also explored in this research. We also queried advisors that don’t outsource to understand their viewpoints. 

Outsourcing Infographic of 2014 Survey Highlights 
Quickly see highlights of the 2014 advisor survey including how advisors rate their satisfaction with the solution and the top reasons they choose to outsource – or not to outsource – their investment management function. 

Outsourcing Want More Information? 
Visit our dedicated Investment Outsourcing website to access:
Historical Research

Laura Gregg

Laura Gregg

Senior Vice President
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Laura Gregg

Laura Gregg

Senior Vice President

Laura Gregg is a senior vice president and senior relationship manager within Northern Trust Asset Management’s Financial Intermediary team. She supports the distribution of Northern Trust investment products to financial intermediaries through client partnership programs.

Laura has more than 25 years of relationship management and marketing communications experience, and has worked in the asset management industry for two decades. She has expertise in a broad range of investment products and has worked with financial professionals and financial institutions throughout her career.

Laura joined Northern Trust in 2008 and has previously worked for Claymore Securities (now Guggenheim Funds) and Deutsche Asset Management.  She graduated from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN and holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses.

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