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Multi-Factor Strategies Built with Precision

Proprietary factor signals and smarter construction creates multi-factor strategies focused on taking compensated risks.

Quantitative strategies seek to outperform a benchmark by exploiting market anomalies and behavioral biases using proprietary, quantitative models and processes to select securities, construct portfolios, and manage risk to deliver targeted outcomes.

Our diverse quantitative strategies combine investment professionals’ expertise with sophisticated quantitative models to meet the needs of investors at any level, from institutional investors and advisors to individuals and their families.

Northern Trust quantitative strategies are cost-efficient, perform as designed, take intentional compensated risks and improve asset allocation through purer factor exposures. We focus on multi-factor portfolio construction using our proprietary definitions for quality, value, volatility, and momentum to enhance risk-adjusted returns.



Global Leader in Factor Investing


 

Applying Equity Risk Factors for Any Investment Goal

Our proprietary factor signals and multi-factor construction are designed to produce more reliable results for investors.

 

Why invest with Northern Trust Asset Management?

We seek to add investment value across several essential dimensions:

 

Institutional Strategies



Northern Trust Asset Management offers a comprehensive range of strategies – equity, fixed and multi-asset – and integrated global investment platform to help institutional investors pursue their objectives.

A multi-factor strategy seeking to efficiently deliver excess returns by investing in a diverse portfolio of undervalued, high-quality large cap companies with positive momentum.

The multi-factor strategy uses our proprietary quality score to build on the proven power of value investing, aiming to increase returns and reduce volatility.

The multi-factor strategy seeks to build a diverse, higher-quality portfolio that delivers consistent returns and a high dividend yield while mitigating unintended risks.

A multi-factor strategy designed to be a diverse, higher-quality and lower-volatility portfolio that delivers strong up-market participation and down-market protection.

A sustainably designed quantitative approach to investing at the intersection of high-quality and highly rated ESG companies.

The strategy seeks to efficiently capture the small-cap premium and deliver excess returns by investing in a diverse portfolio of quality, undervalued small-cap companies.

The strategy seeks to exploit equity market inefficiencies and investors’ behavioral biases to generate returns - while avoiding value stocks showing signals of distress or stocks unlikely to sustain growth rates.

Managed Accounts



Northern Trust Asset Management offers turnkey managed portfolio strategies and model-based portfolios for equity, fixed income and multi-asset strategies that are cost-effective and risk-efficient and help advisors scale and simplify the investment process.

A multi-factor strategy seeking to efficiently deliver excess returns by investing in a diverse portfolio of undervalued, high-quality large cap companies with positive momentum.

The multi-factor strategy uses our proprietary quality score to build on the proven power of value investing, aiming to increase returns and reduce volatility.

The multi-factor strategy seeks to build a diverse, higher-quality portfolio that delivers consistent returns and a high dividend yield while mitigating unintended risks.

A multi-factor strategy designed to be a diverse, higher-quality and lower-volatility portfolio that delivers strong up-market participation and down-market protection.

A sustainably designed quantitative approach to investing at the intersection of high-quality and highly rated ESG companies.

Mutual Funds



Northern Funds offers a broad range of investment strategies to fit within your asset allocation; including our proprietary quantitative factor strategies designed to efficiently capture excess returns and managing risk control for risk.

A multi-factor strategy seeking to efficiently deliver excess returns by investing in a diverse portfolio of undervalued, high-quality large cap companies with positive momentum.

The multi-factor strategy uses our proprietary quality score to build on the proven power of value investing, aiming to increase returns and reduce volatility.

The multi-factor strategy seeks to build a diverse, higher-quality portfolio that delivers consistent returns and a high dividend yield while mitigating unintended risks.

A multi-factor strategy seeking to efficiently deliver excess returns by investing in a diverse portfolio of undervalued, high-quality, non-U.S. large cap companies with positive momentum.

The strategy uses a proprietary multi-factor model based on rigorous academic and empirical research to target quality U.S. large- and mid-cap companies with favorable environmental, social and governance (ESG) qualities.

The strategy seeks to efficiently capture the small-cap premium and deliver excess returns by investing in a diverse portfolio of quality, undervalued small-cap companies.

The strategy seeks to exploit equity market inefficiencies and investors’ behavioral biases to generate returns - while avoiding value stocks showing signals of distress or stocks unlikely to sustain growth rates.

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