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Global Family Office Quarterly Insights
Investment insights from Lincoln S. Ellis, Senior Investment Strategist, Global Family & Private Investment Offices (GFO) group
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Investment insights from Northern Trust Asset Management.

For more than 30 years, our dedicated Global Family & Private Investment Offices group (GFO) has served the needs of family offices, private trust companies and private investment companies of every shape and size.

  • 450+ family relationships
  • 25+ countries
  • $900 million average client size
  • Serving 25% of Forbes 400 Wealthiest Americans
  • 100+ billionaire families
Timely insights on global markets and investments
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Support for family goals across generations and geographies

How do ultra-high-net-worth families find seamless, thoughtful and productive ways to manage wealth as they become multi-generational, geographically dispersed or achieve a major liquidity event? Having served family and private investment offices globally for generations, Northern Trust’s dedicated family office practitioners deliver solutions for increasingly complex investment, philanthropic, technological and asset servicing needs.

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Data management, performance monitoring, aggregation and reporting are each challenges for most family offices. Learn how Northern Trust, with insights and feedback from family office clients and prospects, designed a suite of award-winning technology solutions specific to family offices.
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Timely perspectives and research

Be ready for change. Northern Trust can help you navigate market turbulence while balancing new or changing family objectives. Stay abreast of key industry and market trends – and portfolio implications – with actionable insights designed to help you educate family members and staff about cybersecurity, succession planning, asset allocation and generational wealth transitions.

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Holistic solutions for your unique needs

Our products and services are thoughtfully tailored to your family’s specific needs – marshaling resources around the world to help you realize your goals. Choose the solution that’s right for you – a holistic suite of services from our dedicated Global Family & Private Investment Offices group or specific investment ideas to round out your portfolio.