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Front Office Solutions
A holistic digital and service solution for modern institutional portfolios, fit for purpose to enable data integration, team collaboration and portfolio analysis.

Platform Features

Platform Features

Data integration and flexibility built into a complete solution

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Our Services

Adaptable technology, expert support and consultation

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Sophisticated, multi-asset class investors deserve high-tech and high-touch data management solutions for front, middle and back offices. Northern Trust Front Office Solutions is engineered to efficiently evaluate portfolios, derive better insights and mitigate operational risk to power investment decisions.

Designed for complex and diverse portfolios, this cloud-based platform features an exceptional range of functionality and customization options to empower asset owners performing asset allocation, manager selection and direct investing.

Front Office Solutions is an integrated digital and service solution ideal for asset allocators with:

  • Complex portfolios and a large exposure to alternative assets
  • Investment teams actively investing
  • A need for a unified platform


A differentiated service solution designed to meet your needs

Investment & Research Analysis

  • Research management
  • Holdings data collection and support
  • Referential data management
  • Customized reporting and APIs

Data Management & Administration

  • Performance reporting
  • Attribution analysis
  • Stress testing
  • Liquidity analysis

Customized Onboarding

  • Pre-implementation due diligence
  • Implementation design and planning
  • Database configuration
  • Historical conversion and integration




Scouting dynamic, creative individuals

Want to be a part of a creative and enthusiastic team? Contribute your skills and knowledge to this dynamic team of professionals.


We can help the whole office

Our open architecture strategy is aimed at providing clients with Increased efficiency, interoperability and transparency at all points of the investment lifecycle. Front Office Solutions brings leading-edge capabilities through a blend of technological sophistication, advanced fit-for-purpose data and deep expertise.



The Latest from Front Office Solutions

The Proof Is in the Data When It Comes to DEI

Access to comprehensive data can help allocators monitor progress toward diversity, equity and inclusion goals.

Northern Trust Adds Mobile Access to Front Office Solutions Platform

Northern Trust Front Office Solutions Enhances Liquidity Management Solutions for Asset Owners

The new tool offers improved customization, efficiency and visualization for complex asset allocators.

Northern Trust Front Office Solutions Enhances Transparency into Investment Analysis Process

Advanced analytics tool provides investors with holistic views of liquid and alternative asset classes.

Melanie Pickett, Head of Front Office Solutions and Paul Fahey, Head of Investment Data Science join the Appetite for Disruption podcast to discuss how a traditional financial services company thinks about and engages with FinTech

Northern Trust Launches Machine Learning Module for Asset Owner Research Management

Front Office Solutions tool is the latest feature to be released as part of Alternative Asset Digitization initiative.

Data Extraction

Northern Trust Automates Data Extraction from Alternative Asset Documentation

The solution leverages Microsoft Azure Applied AI Services to extract unstructured data from investment documents, providing investors with actionable insights.

Northern Trust Launches Alternative Asset Servicing Digitization Initiative

Intelligent document capture is key step in digital transformation built on machine learning, artificial intelligence and cloud computing solutions

Northern Trust Front Office Solutions To Expand Outside U.S.

Head of Front Office Solutions Melanie Pickett discusses strategy and growth plans for Front Office Solutions.

Business Woman of the Year USA 2021

2021 Global Banking & Finance Awards selects Melanie Pickett as Business Woman of the Year USA 2021


Front Office Solutions

On a mission to empower asset owners

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