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Award Highlights

  • Transfer Agent of the Year, Funds Europe Awards, November 2023 (second consecutive year)
  • Winners: 'Outstanding Client Service and Relationship Management’ in Outsourced Trading category, The Trade’s Leaders in Trading Awards, November 2023
  • 2023 Minority Business Impact Award, The Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee of the Chicago Minority Development Council
  • Top 5 Most Innovative Practices Women Leadership Development from JobsForHer India 2023
  • Top 5 Most Innovative Practices — DivHERsity Programmes from JobsForHer India 2023
  • Top 3 Companies By Industry — Banking/Financial Services/Insurance from JobsForHer India 2023
  • Fund Services Partnership of the Year, (Northern Trust and Fenergo), Global Custodian Industry Leaders Awards, 2022
  • Administrator of the Year, Funds Europe 2022 Awards (third consecutive year)
  • Best Private Bank for Family Offices, U.S.The Financial Times Group, 2023
  • Best Private Bank for Succession Planning, U.S. – The Financial Times Group, 2023
  • Custodian of the Year, European Pensions Awards, 2022
  • One of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine, 2024 (18th consecutive year)
  • Gender Equality Index Member, Bloomberg, 2023 (6th consecutive year)
  • Equality 100 Award: Leader in LGBTQ+ Workplace Inclusion
    Human Rights Campaign Foundation (2023, Sixteenth Consecutive Year)
  • Worldwide Assets 17th Largest (total worldwide assets under management)
  • Best Private Bank for Family Office Services, Global Finance Magazine, 2020
  • Best Private Bank for Intergenerational Wealth Management, Global Finance Magazine, 2020
  • Best Custodian, Private Equity Wire US Awards, 2020 and Private Equity Wire European Awards, 2021

 

 

Employer Awards

North America

  • Chicago Best Large Places to Work, BuiltIn Chicago, 2023 
  • Chicago Best Places to Work , BuiltIn Chicago, 2023
  • U.S. Best Large Places to Work , BuiltIn, 2023
  • U.S. Best Places to Work, BuiltIn, 2023
  • Best Companies for Multicultural Women, Seramount, 2022
  • Top Scoring Company on the Disability Equality Index (DEI), American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability:IN, 2023 (9th consecutive year as a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion). 2023 marks the fifth consecutive year with a 100% score.
  • Diversity Impact Award – Women in Leadership Business Resource Council named to the Top 25 Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) in the U.S. by The Global ERG Network, 2022 (fifth year)
  • Diversity Impact Award – North America BRC Advisory Council named to the Top 10 Strategic or Enterprise-Wide ERG in the U.S. by The Global ERG Network, 2023 (fourth consecutive year)
  • Seramount Inclusion Index, 2023, Northern Trust recognized for commitment to Best Practices in Recruitment, Retention & Advancement, Company Culture and Demographics/Transparency 
  • Top 50 Companies for Latinas to Work for in the United States, Latina Style Magazine, 2023 (ranked for 10+ years)
  • Top 15 Hispanic Employee Resource Groups of the Year, Honorable Mention, The Latin Heritage Leadership Council recognized by Latina Style Magazine, 2022
  • Top Companies in Chicago, LinkedIn, 2021
  • Top Financial & Banking Company, Black EOE Journal, 2023 (13th consecutive year)
  • Top Financial & Banking Company, Hispanic Network Magazine, 2023 (13th consecutive year)
  • Top Financial & Banking Company, Professional WOMAN’S Magazine, 2023 (13th consecutive year)
  • Top Veteran-Friendly CompanyU.S. Veterans Magazine, 2023 (fourth consecutive year)
  • America’s Most Responsible Companies, Newsweek, 2020
  • Top Disability-Friendly Company, DIVERSEability Magazine, 2023  (fourth consecutive year)
  • Illinois ESGR Seven Seals Award 
    Northern Trust has been recognized by the Illinois ESGR for our support of our organization's military community. The Seven Seals Award is the broadest and most inclusive award given by ESGR and is presented at the discretion of the State Chair or by ESGR senior leadership. It is presented in recognition of significant individual or organizational achievement, initiative, or support that promotes and supports the ESGR mission.
  • Best Companies for Dads, Seramount, 2022 (third consecutive year)

 

Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

  • Business & Finance Irish Business Awards, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion award, 2022 
  • LGBT Great Financial Services Standards, Silver Standard, 2022
  • ·The KeepWell Mark, Accredited in Workplace Wellbeing - Irish Business and Employers' Confederation (IBEC) 2022
  • Mind Workplace Wellbeing Index – Silver award (2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Ministry of Deference Employer Recognition Scheme, 2020 – Gold Award

 

Asia-Pacific (APAC)

  • Diversity Company of the Year – Circle of Excellence Awardee, Asia CEO Awards 2022
  • Top 20 Companies DivHERsity (Large Enterprises), JOBSFORHER India 2020, 2021 & 2022 
  • Top 5 Most Innovative Practices DivHERsity Hiring, JOSBFORHER India 2022.
  • A 100 Best Company To Work for Women in India by AVTAR India and Seramount USA, Third Consecutive Year
  • Gold Standard Diversity & Inclusion Impact Award, SSON International 2021
  • Gold Employer India Workplace Equality Index 2022
  • Bronze Employer Australia Workplace Equality Index 2021, 2022
  • Best Mental Health Workplace Strategy Multinational Implementation, THIS CAN HAPPEN 2021
  • Project Red Ribbon’s Duyan Ambassador Award Recipient as recognition of Northern Trust’s continued commitment in supporting children in the Philippines with HIV/AIDS, 2019 - 2021
  • Exemplar for Inclusion in the Most Inclusive Companies Index, AVTAR India & Seramount USA, 2020, 2022
  • Pride Company of the Year Finalist, Philippine Financial and Inter-Industry Pride (PFIP) Bahaghari Awards 2022
  • Candidate Experience (CandE) Award winner, Global Talent Board 2022

 

Asset Servicing Awards

  • Best Custodian Award
    Saudi Capital Market Awards 2023 (second consecutive year)
  • Best Outsourced Trading Solution Provider
    Institutional Asset Manager Service Provider Awards, November 2023
  • Best Fund Custodian Services Provider
    Institutional Asset Manager Service Provider Awards, November 2023
  • Transfer Agent of the Year
    Funds Europe Awards, November 2023 (second consecutive year)
  • Winners: 'Outstanding Client Service and Relationship Management’ in Outsourced Trading category
    The Trade’s Leaders in Trading awards, November 2023
  • Best Data Science Solution Provider (IDS/EDS)
    Hedgeweek US Awards, 2023
  • Best Administrator – Overall (Hedge Fund Services)
    Hedgeweek US Awards, 2023
  • Best Administrator – Middle Office Services (Hedge Fund Services)
    HFM US Services Awards, 2023
  • Best Data Management Solution (IDS/EDS)
    HFM US Services Awards, 2023
  • Editors’ Triple Star Award – Digital Onboarding for Private Capital
    The Asset's Triple A Sustainable Investing Awards 2023
  • Best Custody Specialist, Institutional – Asia
    The Asset's Triple A Sustainable Investing Awards 2023 (14th consecutive year)
  • Best Global Custodian for Asset Owners 
    AsianInvestor Asset Management Awards 2023
  • Best Mutual Fund Administrator
    Fund Intelligence 2023
  • Best Custodian Award
    Saudi Capital Market Awards 2022
  • Best Reporting Initiative (for SSI Data Delivery Solution)
    WatersTechnology American Financial Technology Awards 2022
  • Best Data Management (for Data Warehouse Solutions)
    WatersTechnology American Financial Technology Awards 2022
  • Administrator of the Year
    Funds Europe 2022 Awards (third consecutive year)
  • Transfer Agent of the Year
    Funds Europe 2022 Awards
  • Best Administrator - Middle Office Services
    HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards, 2022
  • Best Custody Specialist – Institutional
    Asia The Asset Triple A Awards, 2022 (13th consecutive year)
  • Ireland and UK Fund Administration Services: awarded Gold for Transfer Agency Services
  • Custodian of the Year
    European Pensions Awards, 2022
  • Ireland’s Second Largest Fund Administrator, Custodian and Transfer Agent
    Monterey Insight Ireland Fund Report, 2022
  • Most Disruptive Technology Solution (Northern Trust - Investment Data Science/Equity Data Science (EDS))
    HFM US Technology Awards, 2022
  • Custodian of the Year
    Global Investor MENA Awards, 2021
  • Fund Administrator of the Year
    Global Investor MENA Awards, 2021
  • NICSA 2021 Nova Award for Innovation in Technology (IDS/EDS)
  • Best Administrator - Technology
    HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards, 2021
  • 2021 American Financial Awards
    The Most Cutting-edge IT Initiative (NT Digitizer)
  • 2021 American Financial Awards
    Best Data Management Initiative (API Store)
  • European Administrator of the Year
    Funds Europe Awards, 2021 (2nd consecutive year)
  • Global Custodian of the Year
    Asset Servicing Times' Industry Excellence Awards. 2021
  • Global Fund Administrator of the Year
    Asset Servicing Times' Industry Excellence Awards. 2021
  • European Fund Administrator of the Year
    Asset Servicing Times' Industry Excellence Awards. 2021
  • Custodian of the Year
    Global Investor Investment Excellence Awards 2021
  • Best Custody Specialist - Institutional
    The Asset - Triple A Sustainable Investing Awards for Institutional Investor, ETF, and Asset Servicing Provider, 2021 (12th consecutive year)
  • Best Asset Servicing Mandate, Alternatives (Modular)
    The Asset - Triple A Sustainable Investing Awards for Institutional Investor, ETF, and Asset Servicing Provider, 2021
  • Best Middle Office Outsourcing, Fund Managers (FSI)
    The Asset - Triple A Sustainable Investing Awards for Institutional Investor, ETF, and Asset Servicing Provider, 2021
  • Best Custodian
    Private Equity Wire European Awards, 2021
  • Best Mutual Fund Administrator
    Fund Intelligence, 2021
  • Best Cash Management/Treasury Services
    HFM, 2021
  • European Administrator of the Year
    Funds Europe Awards, 2020
  • Asset Servicing CEO of the Year - Teresa Parker
    Global Investor/ISF Awards, 2020
  • Private Equity Fund Administrator of the Year
    Global Investor/ISF Awards, 2020 (4th consecutive year)

 

Investment Management Awards

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

  • Diversity ChampionNTAM was named a Diversity Champion in 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 and received one of the 9 Diversity Champion firm awards in 2021. InvestmentNews, Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Awards 2023, announced 05/10/2023
  • Outstanding PracticeNTAM received the Award in 2023. InvestmentNews, Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Awards 2023, announced 05/10/2023

 

Sustainable Investing 

  • Sustainable & ESG Investing Industry Award winner. Money Management Institute and Barron’s 2022 Industry Awards, results published 10/21/2022
  • Best performing U.S. asset manager — supported 83% of climate resolutions (2022). ShareAction "Voting Matters, 2022," published 1/17/2023. NTAM ranked 23rd overall globally & 1st among US asset managers
  • Founding signatory of Climate Action 100
  • 12 of 15 PRI Assessment Metrics at or Above Median*. Principles for Responsible Investment; member since 2009. 2021 PRI report published 09/08/2022

 

Rankings

  • Special Report on the Largest Money Managers”, P&I 6/12/2023. Ranking based on total worldwide AUM of $1.0T as of 12/31/2022

Worldwide Institutional Assets 14th Largest (worldwide Institutional AUM)

Endowment/Foundation Assets 6th Largest (total worldwide AUM)

Indexed (U.S.) Equity 5th Largest (U.S. Institutional, tax exempt, managed internally)

Indexed (U.S.) Fixed Income 5th Largest (U.S. Institutional, tax exempt, managed internally)

Factor-Based Strategies 7th Largest (Total worldwide AUM)

Retirement Solutions 10th Largest Defined Benefit Manager U.S. Institutional, (U.S. Institutional, tax exempt)

  • Multi-Manager 5th Largest Outsourcing Manager “Outsourcing Report,”  P&I, 7/4/2022. Based on AUM as of 3/31/2022
  • ETF Sponsor 19th Largest in the U.S. Source: Morningstar & NTAM, based on AUM as of 06/30/20ny.

About Sustainable Investing

At Northern Trust Asset Management (“NTAM”), we define Sustainable Investing as encompassing all of NTAM’s investment strategies and accounts that utilize values based and norms based screens, best-in-class and ESG integration, or thematic investing that may focus on a specific ESG issue such as climate risk. NTAM’s Sustainable Investing includes portfolios designed by NTAM as well as those portfolios managed to client-defined methodologies or screens. As the data, analytical models and aforementioned portfolio construction tools available in the marketplace have evolved over time, so too has NTAM. NTAM’s Sustainable Investing encompasses strategies and client assets managed in accordance with client specified responsible investing terms (historically referred to as Socially Responsible), as well as portfolios that leverage contemporary approaches and datasets, including ESG analytics and ESG thematic investing.

About the Rankings and Awards shown above

Past performance is not indicative of future results.

The Money Management Institute (MMI) announced the winners of the 2022 MMI/Barron’s Industry Awards on October 22, 2022. Nominations were reviewed and evaluated by a specially appointed MMI Industry Awards Steering Council and the MMI Membership Experience Committee (MEC). The Steering Council and MEC reviewed the nominations based on: level of innovation and forward-thinking, potential to effect noticeable change in the investment advisory industry, advancement of existing investment advisory practices and protocols, potential to deliver improved outcomes for financial advisors and investors. After carefully reviewing the nominations submitted, the Steering Council and MEC determined a slate of finalists in each award category. The primary contacts at each of MMI’s 218 members firms were eligible to vote to determine the winners in each category.

ShareAction report “Voting Matters,” January 1, 2023. Northern Trust Asset Management ranked 23rd overall globally and 1st among U.S. Index asset managers. ShareAction ranked asset managers from IPE’s 2022 top 500 asset managers based on the following criteria: largest 35 asset managers based on AUM, next largest 35 European asset managers based on AUM, next largest 12 U.K. asset managers based on AUM.

*For the full Northern Trust PRI Transparency Report, visit www.unpri.org. Assessment methodology can be found at https://www.unpri.org/reporting-and-assessment/how-investors-are-assessed-on-their-reporting/3066.article  

Pensions & Investments - Unless otherwise noted, rankings were published in Pensions & Investments magazine’s “2023 Special Report on the Largest Money Managers,” and are based on 12/31/2022 AUM. Rankings are calculated based on 434 investment management firms responding to P&I’s online questionnaire. To qualify for inclusion in the rankings, each firm must manage assets for U.S. institutional tax-exempt clients, such as quali­fied retirement plans, endowments or foundations, and answer the minimum required questions. Multi-Manager ranking appeared in “Special Report: Investment Outsourcing,” 7/17/2023 based on P&I data as of 3/31/2023.

Diversity Champion & Outstanding Practice Award was announced by InvestmentNews on May 10, 2023. Awards were decided based on nominations submitted to InvestmentNews’ online survey and decided at the discretion of the publication’s judging panel. To qualify for a nomination, firms must serve the financial advisor profession. NTAM received one of the 9 Diversity Champion firm awards in 2021, and was named a Diversity Champion in 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

About Northern Trust Asset Management

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, Northern Trust Asset Management Australia Pty Ltd, and investment personnel of The Northern Trust Company of Hong Kong Limited and The Northern Trust Company.

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