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Put Your Cash to Best Use

Custom strategies built to help you manage cash along the spectrum of liquidity needs.

When it comes to your cash, one size simply does not fit all.  Understanding how to categorize your cash to align with your risk, return and liquidity needs and expectations can drive an effective investment strategy.

Northern Trust liquidity strategies manage cash along the liquidity spectrum of investor needs — from operational to reserve to longer-term, strategic uses of cash. Our deep global expertise in rates, credit and risk management — together with our global scale — can help clients navigate changing economic landscapes.

Strategies focus on high credit quality securities, structured in an effort to preserve principal, provide liquidity and generate a competitive return. Strategies are available in multiple vehicles and custom solutions for institutional and individual investors, utilizing both taxable and tax-exempt securities.

A Global Leader in Liquidity Strategies


$285.4BNTAM ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT*

40+YEARS MANAGING GLOBAL LIQUIDITY SOLUTIONS

*As of September 30, 2023


Why Northern Trust Asset Management for Liquidity Strategies?



  • Global Expertise. Our scale and deep expertise in rates, credit and risk management helps investors navigate changing market environments.
  • Quality and Risk Management. We focus on high quality securities that aim to preserve principal, provide liquidity and generate competitive returns.
  • Integrated Investment Process. A robust investment process emphasizing macroeconomic analysis, credit research and risk management.

An Effective Strategy for Any Liquidity Profile

With maturities from one day to 18 months, our solutions seek to maximize returns across the liquidity spectrum.