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Despite concerns about U.S.-China trade frictions and mixed economic data, global growth resilience continues to drive U.S. high-yield bonds, U.S. equities and global REITs forward. CIO Bob Browne explains.

Northern Trust Chief Economist Carl R. Tannenbaum, discusses the U.S. trade deficit and how tariffs actually work.

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NTHFS was selected to provide full middle and back office fund administration services and regulatory reporting to Magnetar Capital, an Evanston, Illinois-based multi-strategy alternative asset manager with US$13.1 billion* in assets under management.

Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) today announces it has been appointed by UK investment manager Fundsmith to provide fund administration, depositary, global custody and associated services to support Smithson Investment Trust – the largest UK-listed investment trust ever launched. The fund raised a record £822 million at flotation in October last year (according to Financial Times, 17 October, 2018).

Executive Biographies

Michael G. O'Grady

Michael G. O'Grady

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Steven L. Fradkin

Steven L. Fradkin

President, Wealth Management
Peter B. Cherecwich

Peter B. Cherecwich

President of Asset Servicing
Shundrawn A. Thomas

Shundrawn A. Thomas

President, Asset Management

Fast Facts


As of March 31 2019, Northern Trust Corporation had:

 

$10.9trillion assets under custody/administration

$8.2trillion in assets under custody

$1.2trillion in assets under management

$122billion in banking assets

 

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Global Media Contacts

Doug Holt

Head of Global Corporate Communications
Chicago

+1 (312) 557-1571

North America Media Contacts

Alaina Kleinman

Wealth Management Media Relations
Chicago

+1 (312) 444-4065

John O'Connell

Asset Servicing Media Relations
Chicago

+1 (312) 444-2388

Tom Pinto

Asset Management Media Relations
New York

+1 (212) 339-7288

EMEA & APAC Media Contacts

Camilla Greene

Head of Media Relations, EMEA & APAC
London

+44 (0) 20 7982 2176

 

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