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Financial Intermediary
Learn about asset management solutions designed for Retirement Plan Advisors, TAMPs/Outsourcing Providers, Subadvisory Program Sponsors, RIAs/Financial Advisors and Trust Institutions.
Learn about asset management solutions including: global index management, active equity and fixed income, target retirement date funds, and manager of manager programs.
Get answers to your investment challenges with asset management capabilities including alternatives, exchange traded funds, fixed income, mutual funds and tax-advantaged equity.
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Multi-Manager Programs Overview


Get Creative Multi-Manager Programs Tailored to Your Investment Goals.

When you choose Northern Trust, you get a complete multi-manager investment program customized to your requirements and designed to achieve superior results. Our program is diversified across multiple managers, multiple assets and multiple styles.

This means we do all the researching, selecting and monitoring of top investment managers for you—so you can focus on the things that make your business successful.
This also means our performance has been outstanding and since ours is a bundled solution, many of our clients enjoy significant cost savings.

Multi-manager expertise with broad resources
As a manager of managers, we offer you expertise in manager research, selection and monitoring. Members of our manager selection team were once plan sponsors and pension consultants themselves. They also work closely with other professionals at Northern Trust to provide expertise in:

  • Asset allocation
  • Risk measurement
  • Performance evaluation

Individualized services, innovative products and advanced technology
Our team approach to multi-manager investment programs gives you access to a broad range of professional resources. Through research, discipline and experienced judgment, we seek to generate exceptional results.

We begin by establishing a clear understanding of your objectives, and then design a customized multi-manager investment program featuring individualized services, innovative products and advanced technology that seek to meet your evolving needs, from capital markets research to investor education.

Margret Duvall

Margret Duvall

Senior Solutions Strategist
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Margret Duvall

Margret Duvall

Senior Solutions Strategist

Margret Duvall, Senior Vice President at Northern Trust, leads the product management team responsible for Northern Trust’s Multi-Manager Solutions business in both personal and institutional markets. Margret oversees the development, evaluation and maintenance of total outsourcing programs, alternative investments, including hedge fund of funds and private equity fund of funds, as well as emerging manager programs.

Margret served as the President of the NT Alpha Strategies Fund and the NT Hedged Equity Fund, both a diversified closed-end management investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the “1940 Act”). Margret joined Northern Trust in 2004 as a product manager. Before joining Northern Trust, she was employed by Harris Associates as a portfolio associate.

Margret received her MBA at Northwestern University and her B.A. in English from Oberlin College. She is FINRA Series 7 and 63 licensed.

Investment Products and Services are:

Not FDIC INSURED; May lose value; No bank guarantee

Northern Trust Corporation. Head Office: 50 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603 U.S.A. Incorporated with limited liability in the U.S. Products and services provided by subsidiaries of Northern Trust Corporation may vary in different markets and are offered in accordance with local regulation. For more information, read our legal and regulatory information about individual market offices.