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Put Your Cash to Best Use

Custom strategies built to help you manage cash along the spectrum of liquidity needs.

When it comes to your cash, one size simply does not fit all.  Understanding how to categorize your cash to align with your risk, return and liquidity needs and expectations can drive an effective investment strategy.

Northern Trust liquidity strategies manage cash along the liquidity spectrum of investor needs — from operational to reserve to longer-term, strategic uses of cash. Our deep global expertise in rates, credit and risk management — together with our global scale — can help clients navigate changing economic landscapes.

Strategies focus on high credit quality securities, structured in an effort to preserve principal, provide liquidity and generate a competitive return. Strategies are available in multiple vehicles and custom solutions for institutional and individual investors, utilizing both taxable and tax-exempt securities.

 

A Global Leader in Liquidity Strategies


 

$330.3BNTAM ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT*

40+YEARS MANAGING GLOBAL LIQUIDITY SOLUTIONS

Conservative Investment Principles


 

  • Capital Preservation – comprehensive risk controls, a consistent and robust investment approach, and an extensive credit review process are fundamental to our investment strategy.
  • Liquidity Management – the size and scale of Northern Trust Global Investments allows for comprehensive liquidity management.
  • Risk Adjusted Yield – given the focus on capital preservation and liquidity, yield is not a primary concern when selecting a money market fund. If we are developing a customised solution with you, we can target the appropriate level of yield based on your risk profile and liquidity needs.

 

An Effective Strategy for Any Liquidity Profile


 

With maturities from one day to 18 months, our solutions seek to maximize returns across the liquidity spectrum.


liquidity profile

 

Fund Ranges and Tailored Solutions


 

All of our money market funds aim to preserve capital and provide liquidity whilst generating appropriate income. However there are important differences:

  • Government liquidity funds – designed for investors with a short-term investment horizon seeking the security of exposure only to highly rated governments. These funds are targeted to provide you with returns consistent with short-term government interest rates whilst maintaining a high level of liquidity.
  • Prime Money Market Funds – developed as a solution for investors who have a short-term investment horizon and uncertain liquidity requirements. Available in USD, EUR and GBP the funds provide capital preservation, daily liquidity and a return commensurate with the underlying market.
  • Strategic money market funds – created for investors with a longer investment horizon – one to six months – and more defined liquidity needs. The funds invest in high quality money market instruments with slightly longer duration. They may offer a yield uplift over money the global cash funds.
  • Tailored solutions – created hand-in-hand with you, to respond to your individual investment requirements or longer-term cash objectives.

 

Peter Yi, CFA

Peter Yi, CFA

Director, Short Duration Fixed Income and Head of Taxable Credit Research
Peter Yi is director of short duration fixed income and head of taxable credit research for Northern Trust Asset Management.
Dan Farrell

Dan Farrell

Director, International Short Duration, Fixed Income
Dan Farrell is Director of International Short Duration within the Fixed Income Group of Northern Trust Asset Management, based in London.

 

*As of March 31, 2022

Important Information

Northern Trust Corporation. Head Office: 50 South La Salle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60603 U.S.A. Incorporated with limited liability in the U.S. Products and services provided by subsidiaries of Northern Trust Corporation may vary in different markets and are offered in accordance with local regulation. For more information, read our legal and regulatory information about individual market offices.

Northern Trust Asset Management comprises 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, and investment personnel of The Northern Trust Company of Hong Kong Limited and The Northern Trust Company.

This material is directed to professional clients only and is not intended for retail clients. For Asia-Pacific markets, it is directed to institutional investors, expert investors and professional investors only and should not be relied upon by retail investors.

Issued by Northern Trust Global Investments Limited.

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