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Transition complex portfolios smoothly with our global trading expertise.

Our transition management team combines risk mitigation techniques and robust project management to design custom solutions for unique portfolios.

 

Transition Portfolios Seamlessly


Whether changing an asset manager or an investment strategy, asset turnover within an investment portfolio can be risky and expensive.

Northern Trust’s transition management team combines risk mitigation and project management along with global trading expertise to help you navigate through the process of change. We’ll help you implement large and complex changes to your portfolio with ease and confidence in today’s fast moving markets.

From start to finish, we will work closely with you to design a custom strategy for your portfolio. Receive deeper insights into the process – from pre-trade to post-trade – with our transparent reporting. Plus, get easy access to local expertise with our strategically located trading desks in Chicago, Hong Kong, London and Sydney.

 

Project Management Expertise


Achieve a smooth and transparent transition of your portfolio, by relying on our 30+ years’ experience in managing transitions.

Focus on your core objectives. We’ll handle the details – from liaising with appropriate stakeholders to attending to administrative tasks, through a clear and auditable process.

 

Custom trading solutions built around your portfolio


Minimize the effect of change on your portfolio with our customized trading strategies. Our consultative approach takes into consideration your priorities as well as the broader landscape of asset liquidity and potential sources of risk.

Find the customized solution that’s right for you by leveraging our capital markets solutions and working closely with a dedicated team of industry specialists.

 

Risk and Cost Minimization


Control potential risks and associated costs while implementing your portfolio asset allocation with our expert risk mitigation techniques. Monitor expenses throughout the event through using our detailed cost analysis reports. Our experience in trading multiple asset classes will help you minimize the effects of:

  • Exposure risk – by preventing incorrect asset classes or unwanted cash exposure
  • Execution risk – associated with transacting in the market, for example, through information leakage or counterparty risk
  • Operational risk – by assigning a portfolio manager to each milestone event, we anticipate and manage risks inherent with portfolio set-up, settlement and coordination of all parties
  • Process risk – by ensuring accountability with a clearly defined project management process

Northern Trust’s heritage of risk management is built into our executions. We handle large, complex transitions with full transparency while minimizing risk and cost.

 

Learn About our Commitment to Transition Management


You can count on us for the long term. Northern Trust is committed to transition management by continuously investing in our technology, our capabilities and our people.

For more information about our Transition Management services, speak with your Northern Trust relationship manager or contact the team at nt_tm_global@ntrs.com.

 

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Northern Trust Capital Markets is comprised of a number of Northern Trust entities that provide trading and execution services on behalf of institutional clients, including foreign exchange, institutional brokerage, securities finance and transition management services. Foreign exchange, securities finance and transition management services are provided by The Northern Trust Company (TNTC) globally, and Northern Trust Global Services SE (NTGS SE) in the European Economic Area (EEA). Institutional Brokerage services including ITS are provided by NTGS SE in the EEA, Northern Trust Securities LLP (NTS LLP) in the rest of EMEA, Northern Trust Securities Australia Pty Ltd (NTSA) in APAC and Northern Trust Securities, Inc. (NTSI) in the United States. For legal and regulatory information about our offices and legal entities, visit northerntrust.com/disclosures.

 

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