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Northern Trust Asset Management is an investment management firm entrusted by investors around the globe to help them navigate changing market environments, so they can confidently realize their long-term objectives.

We have earned the confidence of investors worldwide by offering distinctive solutions, diverse insights and an exceptional client experience.

A global investment leader

$1.0TAssets Under Management*

Top 10Largest Factor-Based Investors in the World**

Top 20Global Asset Manager**

12thLargest ETF Sponsor**

*Assets under management as of June 30, 2020. For the Northern Trust Asset Management entities included in AUM total, please see disclosure at end of this document.
**Total worldwide assets under management. The above rankings are not indicative of future performance. Unless otherwise noted, rankings are based on total worldwide assets under management of $885 billion as of December 31, 2018 by Pensions & Investments magazine’s 2019 Special Report on the Largest Money Managers.

At Northern Trust Asset Management, we understand that investing ultimately serves a greater purpose. That is why our philosophy is rooted in the fundamental belief that investors should get compensated for the risks they take – in all market environments and in any investment strategy.

At the heart of our philosophy is how we think about, view and analyze risk. As risk-aware investors, we take risk intentionally, to achieve investors’ desired outcomes and minimize unintended consequences.

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Our innovative solutions are thoughtfully designed and efficiently executed, using our time-tested portfolio construction and asset allocation expertise. This results in empirically driven investment solutions that are carefully constructed, with a deep appreciation for risk and a clear focus on meeting investors' needs.


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Northern Trust Asset Management is composed of Northern Trust Investments, Inc., Northern Trust Global Investments Limited, Northern Trust Fund Managers (Ireland) Limited, Northern Trust Global Investments Japan, K.K., NT Global Advisors, Inc., 50 South Capital Advisors, LLC, and personnel of The Northern Trust Company of Hong Kong Limited and The Northern Trust Company.

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