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Index Management


Strategic, Global Expertise

As a pioneer in the field of index management, we have the scale of resources to help meet your needs. Combining strategic market insight and sophisticated research with highly effective execution, our thoughtful approach can help you meet your complex investment challenges. We offer:

  • Solutions tailored to meet the needs of institutional and high net worth investors
  • Broad and deep access to global developed, emerging and frontier markets
  • Efficient market exposure to leading benchmarks, including FTSE, MSCI, Russell and Standard & Poor's

Providing Intelligent Indexing® Solutions

To maximize your index investment returns and preserve wealth over the long-term, we believe providing low-cost market exposure is vital. Using our disciplined and transparent Intelligent Indexing process, backed by industry-leading technology, our goal is to replicate benchmark characteristics – considering risk, liquidity and transaction costs at every stage.

We build successful cost-efficient strategies on four pillars:

  • Understanding the total cost spectrum
  • Managing index change strategically
  • Using a range of trading options
  • Applying multi-dimensional risk control

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.

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Find out how Northern Trust's Intelligent Indexing process and nearly 50 years' experience in index management can help you fulfill your index objectives.

Matt Peron

Matt Peron

Managing Director, Global Equity
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Matt Peron

Matt Peron

Managing Director, Global Equity

Matthew Peron is an Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Global Equity at Northern Trust in Chicago.  
Most recently, Matt served as Director of Active Equity with responsibility for fundamental, quantitative, and tax-advantaged strategies. Prior to that role, Matt was the Director of Equity Research. In addition, Matt has lead-managed several investment strategies while at Northern Trust.  

Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2005, Matt was the Deputy Chief Risk Officer for Alliance Capital Management. Previous experience includes equity portfolio management at Lincoln Capital Management. Matt has been in the financial industry since 1990 when he started his career on Wall Street.  

Matt earned an MBA from the University of Chicago and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Swarthmore College.

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