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Achieving alpha is not only an art, it is a science.

How Industry Forces Will Give Way to a New Level of Maturity for Alternative Assets.

  

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As investors demand more data transparency, their focus on diversity, equity and inclusion is beginning to have real impact, says Kim Evans, North America Head of Private Capital Fund Services at Northern Trust.

Whether managers are working with ESG-focused investors or launching their own ESG products, they should consider the challenges to their front-, middle- and back-office operations.

Sophisticated limited partners are increasingly determined to analyze and understand private investment performance on their own terms. Their resolve may bring some new challenges for general partners.

  

Data & Digital

Ideas for using the power of digitalisation to drive efficiencies and investment in UK funds.

Repeatable investment ideas and a history of how decisions are made are invaluable - and only data science can enable both.

  

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Northern Trust and SAP introduce a new partnership for our Insurance Investment Accounting and Analytics Services.

Insurers are not homogeneous in their asset management strategies and need advanced data solutions for complex investing.

By 2030, the securities industry will have been transformed and custodians will be a conduit for their clients to a brave new digital world.

  

Driving Operational Alpha ®

Investment data science enables asset managers and allocators to better understand why investment decisions are good or not so good – and to improve future decision making in the process.

Managing an increasing quantity of data, coupled with expectations of real-time, impactful analysis can present a challenge to institutional investors. In this video, we explore the role of digital technologies in dealing with more data, more quickly whilst minimising risk and errors.

  

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What started as a cost-efficiency endeavor has now become a primary method of enhancing governance required by regulators.

As asset managers and asset owners grapple with multiple industry challenges, a growing number are considering entrusting their currency management to a third party. But what factors should they consider when delegating this key function?

Investment offices need solutions to keep up with growing data complexities and increasing transparency requirements.

  

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Pete is an Executive Vice President and a member of Northern Trust’s Management Group in Chicago. Pete currently serves as the President of Northern Trust Asset Servicing.

Melanie joined Northern Trust in January 2017, charged with creating a new line of business within asset servicing centered on meeting the operational and technology needs of complex asset allocators across the globe.

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