Northern Trust’s front office solutions improve the transparency of the investment analysis process

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) has enhanced the investment analytics module of its Front Office Solutions platform to improve decision-making for institutional investors managing sophisticated portfolios, including alternative investments.

Enhancements to the web tool address the complex needs of asset allocators for a unified capability to support their investment strategy with increased data capacity, faster speed, and greater flexibility and visualization for custom reports.

“Multi-asset class investors have complex investments that require resources and time to assess and monitor,” said John Turney, head of Northern Trust Front Office Solutions. “Our investment analytics tool gives grantees a holistic view of their portfolios, across liquid and alternative asset classes, providing advanced data analytics that allow them to focus on due diligence to support their investment strategies. ‘investment.”

The Investment Analysis Tool allows grantees to perform data analysis on current, potential and historical investments, giving them the ability to monitor and evaluate their investments via interactive graphs and models, removing steps administrative tasks often required to set up, maintain, and re-run reports. Additionally, the tool offers customization capabilities, such as the ability to combine multiple scans into a single view.

Built using a human-centric design, the tool is highly visual and offers dispatchers an enhanced perspective to assess their highly complex investments. Key features include the ability to perform correlation analysis with interactive heatmaps and run yield analysis with reduction charts.

“How a portfolio should be invested to get the best chance of achieving its goals is a critical question investors need to ask themselves to achieve their long-term goals,” according to Peter Todd, PhD, senior quantitative developer for Solutions front-office. “With the uncertainty of investment outcomes, the measurement of risk is necessary to determine effectiveness. By leveraging expanded views and visual outputs, our latest release makes it easier for users to respond to growing demands to draw insightful conclusions.

Front Office Solutions is an integrated cloud-based data and services platform that enables investment offices to visualize and analyze data from disparate sources across all asset classes in one central repository. It provides owners of complex assets, including foundations, endowments, family offices, pension plans and outsourced investment managers (OCIOs), with the data they need, in the format they need. need, enabling them to make informed decisions that help them excel in their strategies and optimize performance.

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Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking services to businesses, institutions, affluent families and individuals. Founded in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has a global presence with offices in 22 US states and Washington, DC, and 23 locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of March 31, 2022, Northern Trust had assets under custody/administration of US$15.5 trillion and assets under management of US$1.5 trillion. For more than 130 years, Northern Trust has distinguished itself as an industry leader for its exceptional service, financial expertise, integrity and innovation. Please visit our website or follow us on Twitter.

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