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Engineered Equity

 
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Engineering Equity to Work in Your Favor

What if you could find a way to identify which risks are most likely to move you closer to your goals – and which are most likely to be rewarded? What if you could engineer your equity portfolio to employ the most efficient strategies to help you reach your objectives?

With engineered equity, we provide a more rewarding approach to better compensate you for the risks you're taking.

Think Differently, Optimize Exposure 
We see the space between active and index blurring, and this shift presents new opportunities for investors to find a better route to achieving their objectives. Whether you use alternative or customized indices, factor-based strategies or incorporate our proprietary quality score, we can help you gain the most effective exposure possible.

Our engineered equity approach optimizes equity risk to:

  • Identify portfolio risks worth taking based on your goals
  • Analyze your existing portfolio to determine the true current risk
  • Create a best-in-class solution tailored for your needs

Collaborative Solutions in Action
Our global equity team works with clients to engineer equity factors to their best advantage. Solution agnostic, they create a range of answers – alternative index, factor-based and proprietary quality solutions – to address our clients’ unique and complex challenges. Some examples of our solutions include:

  • Focused investment, controlling for uncompensated risks: 
    • Intersection of high quality and dividend yield
    • Intersection of small size and value, eliminating companies with signs of distress
  • Funded index strategies benchmarked to Russell indices: 
    • Fundamental Emerging Markets Small Company
    • Fundamental Developed International Small Company

A Range of Vehicles to Meet Your Needs
Choosing the right vehicle is important to your investments' overall success. We offer a full range of structures and we work with you to determine which one best suits your needs – considering tax status, domicile, liquidity, compliance and flexibility.

Want to Learn More?
Discover how Northern Trust can help you analyze the risks your portfolio faces – and identify those worth taking. Explore our engineered equity solutions today, and start putting that risk to work in your favor.

Greg Behar

Greg Behar

Director of Global Equity Investment Strategy
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Greg Behar

Greg Behar

Director of Global Equity Investment Strategy
 

Greg Behar is a Senior Vice President and Director of Global Equity Investment Strategy at Northern Trust Asset Management. The Global Equity Strategy team collaborates with investors to provide the optimal path to achieving their investment objectives. The team provides investment thought leadership to investors globally and is responsible for developing comprehensive investment solutions and insights across the spectrum of index, engineered, and active equity strategies. Greg has published thought leadership pieces on topics relevant to global equity markets, including articles in Northern Trust’s Quarterly Equity Bulletin and Point of View, as well as The Journal of Index Investing. Greg was previously a Senior Investment Strategist for the Global Quantitative Management and Global Index Equity teams.
 
Prior to joining Northern Trust, Greg was a portfolio specialist for the active quantitative equity strategies at Deutsche Asset Management, conducting product development activities and representing investment strategies with clients, prospects, trustees and consultants. He was previously a portfolio specialist for traditional fundamental equity strategies at Zurich Scudder, providing clients and consultants with research and insights on a broad range of international and domestic strategies.
 
Greg received a B.A. in economics from Binghamton University.

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