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Northern Trust Asset Management Selects Eight Firms for Emerging Broker Program

CHICAGO, October 12, 2017 —

Northern Trust Asset Management has selected eight firms owned by minorities, women and disabled veterans for its list of equity and fixed income broker-dealers.

The firms, which were selected for one or more asset classes, based on a number of quantitative and qualitative selection criteria, including execution capabilities, technology platforms and performance, are:

• Cabrera Capital Markets, LLC        
• Drexel Hamilton
• Loop Capital Markets       
• Mischler Financial Group
• Penserra Securities LLC
• Samuel A. Ramirez & Co., Inc.
• Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co. LLC
• Williams Capital Group

“We are once again pleased to establish as well as extend our relationships with emerging broker-dealers that have clearly shown to possess expertise, financial strength and rigorous compliance and risk management processes,” said Bob Browne, Chief Investment Officer, Northern Trust. “Trade execution continues to be a highly competitive industry, from which we seek the best execution possible for the benefit of those who entrust their money with us. These firms have proven to be highly skilled at helping us meet that goal through their excellent capabilities and service.”

The firms were selected by Northern Trust executives from a group of 27 broker-dealers that responded to a request for information. This is the fourth time that Northern Trust has gone through this process since its inception in 2007. 

Northern Trust is dedicated to building strategic relationships with emerging broker-dealers. Northern Trust’s diversity commitment also includes its Emerging Managers Program, which invests approximately $2.5 billion with 27 emerging and minority-owned investment management firms through manager-of-manager programs, as of June 30, 2017.

About Northern Trust Asset Management
Northern Trust Asset Management is a leading global asset management firm serving institutional and individual investors in 29 countries.  Our robust investment capabilities span all markets and asset classes, from passive and risk-factor to fundamental active, multi-asset class and multi-manager strategies, delivered in multiple vehicles. As of June 30, 2017, Northern Trust has $1.0 trillion in total assets under management. For more information, please visit our website or follow us on Twitter @NTInvest.
Northern Trust Asset Management comprises Northern Trust Investments, Inc., Northern Trust Global Investments Limited, Northern Trust Global Investments Japan, K.K., NT Global Advisors, Inc. and investment personnel of The Northern Trust Company of Hong Kong Limited and The Northern Trust Company.

About Northern Trust
Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals. Founded in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has offices in the United States in 19 states and Washington, D.C., and 23 international locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of June 30, 2017, Northern Trust had assets under custody/administration of US$9.3 trillion, and assets under management of US$1.0 trillion. For more than 125 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader for exceptional service, financial expertise, integrity and innovation. Visit or follow us on Twitter @NorthernTrust.