Disciplined Research; Commitment to Quality
You want your equity investments to deliver excess returns, but you're sensitive to volatility. Our research shows that quality companies outperform the market over time, typically with less volatility. That's why Northern Trust has incorporated quality in its investment processes for more than 40 years.
Whatever your desired exposure, our active equity strategies focus on maximizing returns, leveraging our disciplined research.
Our Core Quality Philosophy Drives Success
Northern Trust's core quality philosophy is based on thorough analysis, seeking strong competitive market position, earnings sustainability and strong, prudent management. Our focus on quality lies at the heart of our equity approach and sets us apart from other asset managers. This foundation helps us create and manage active equity portfolios that seek superior performance – typically with less volatility and increased protection in down markets.
Whether you are seeking a specific geographic or style exposure for your active equity portfolio, Northern Trust provides a range of fundamental research-driven strategies to meet your needs.
- International – Best-in-class, geographic concentrations include global and world ex-U.S. mandates.
- U.S. Large Cap Core strategy – Designed to generate returns in excess of the S&P 500 over the full market cycle by investing in high-quality, large-cap companies.
- U.S. Large Cap Growth strategy – Combining a top-down view of macroeconomic trends and individual stock selection.
- U.S. Large Cap Value strategy – Seeks to identify quality companies selling at a discount to our researched intrinsic value.
- Specialty mandates:
- Income equity: exposures with enhanced income potential and reduced volatility.
- Innovation/technology: innovation with a quality bias.
A Range of Vehicles to Meet Your Needs
Choosing the right vehicle is important to the overall success of your investments. 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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