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Global Family and Private Investment Office Services

Private Finance and Banking

Best Private Bank for Family Offices, Globally 2018 & 2017
Financial Times Group

Tackle your most complex credit and cash management challenges

Be more strategic with every financial decision. Through our Global Family and Private Investment Offices (GFO) group, a dedicated team of bankers can structure solutions to address your unique financing needs. GFO’s experts can strategically use credit for opportunities, such as real estate or significant purchases, while remaining focused on overall family estate or asset management plans.


Northern Trust’s banking services go well beyond helping manage cash flow. We take the time to fully understand family goals and challenges, then creatively develop solutions for your complex liquidity and financing needs. Unlike other financial institutions, we can provide both commercial and individual lending to flexibly meet both family and family office needs.

  • Credit lines and letters
  • Structured finance
  • Margin financing
  • Asset acquisition and refinance
  • Investment program leverage
  • Interest rate swaps
  • Aircraft and yacht financing
  • Art financing

  • Personal sweep accounts
  • Interest/non-interest checking accounts
  • Premium money market deposit accounts
  • CDs
  • Wire transfers
  • Traditional and Roth IRAs


James Due

James Due

GFO Head of Banking
James Due is a Senior Vice President and Head of Banking for the Global Family & Private Investment Offices Group (GFO).


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