Alternative Asset Services
Hedge Fund Services
Comprehensive Hedge Fund Services
Tackle the challenges of running a hedge fund in a dynamic marketplace with the support of Northern Trust’s Hedge Fund Services. Tap into our industry expertise and innovative technology solutions to meet investor demands and manage risk while you focus on your investment strategies. Ease the burden of operations with a hedge fund administration partner that gets it: we’re designed from the ground up to serve as an extension of your business.
How can we help
People Make the Difference: When you need help, we’re there. Work with people who understand your unique needs and vision. Our experienced specialists – from CPAs who understand hedge fund accounting to buy-side experts—are always thinking about how to make operations better, faster and smarter. You will get direct access to dedicated relationship managers and local service teams plus seamless coordination between our global offices.
Comfort with Complexity: Designed to handle complexity in assets, data, strategy, regulation and capital structure, Hedge Fund Services provides the tools to ease your administrative burdens. We have managed complex funds for more than 30 years – when the world’s most sophisticated asset managers have a complicated operational problem to solve, they turn to Northern Trust.
Technology-Powered Solutions: Our flexible Omnium® platform is designed to handle all covered assets, strategies and lifecycle events and will help you integrate your middle- and back-office functions. Omnium® gives you access to real-time data and transparency into operations, transaction lifecycles and NAV production. Make informed decisions and keep an eye on operational risk with robust information at your fingertips. With our continuous investment in technology, our expanded capabilities give you an enhanced user experience and superior performance.
Stability and Strength: Experience the personal touch of a boutique administrator with the broad capabilities and financial backing of one of the world’s most respected financial institutions. Our stability, global footprint and prudent risk management will support your expansion to new markets.
Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services offers administrative support and expertise for complex assets and strategies. From routine daily tasks to complex portfolio management, our comprehensive services cover the entire investment process across a wide range of fund strategies, domiciles and structures.
Trends in Asset Servicing
The alternatives fund sector is adapting to a new market backdrop by expanding from pure-play hedge funds into closed-end private structures and from closed-end private equity shops into open-ended fund structures.
Optimizing operational efficiency and collateral and cash management can be significant competitive differentiators.