Northern Trust Front Office solutions improve transparency in the investment analysis process
The advanced analysis tool provides investors with a comprehensive view of liquid and alternative asset classes.
CHICAGO, June 21, 2022 – Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) has improved the investment analysis module of its Front Office Solutions platform to optimize decision-making for institutional investors managing complex portfolios, including alternative investments.
Improvements to the web-based tool meet the needs of integrated asset allocators with a unified capability to support their investment strategy through increased data capacity, faster speed and greater flexibility and visualization for personalized reporting.
“Investors in several asset classes have complex investments that require resources and time to evaluate and monitor,” said John Turney, head of Northern Trust Front Office Solutions. “Our investment analysis tool provides distributors with a holistic view of their portfolios, both in liquid and alternative asset classes, providing advanced data analysis that allows them to focus on due diligence to support their investment strategies. “
The Investment Analysis Tool allows distributors to analyze data on current, future and historical investments, enabling them to monitor and evaluate their investments through interactive charts and templates, eliminating the administrative steps that are often required to set up, maintain and restart reports. In addition, the tool provides customization options, such as the ability to combine multiple analyzes in one view.
Created through human-oriented design, the tool is highly visual and provides distributors with an improved perspective for evaluating their extremely complex investments. Key features include the ability to perform correlation analyzes with interactive heat maps and perform return analyzes with downloadable charts.
“How to invest in a portfolio to get the best chance of achieving its goals is a critical question that investors need to ask in order to achieve their long-term goals,” said Peter Todd, Ph.D., senior quantitative developer. for Front Office Solutions. “With the uncertainty of investment results, risk measurement is needed to determine effectiveness. By using enhanced views and visual results, our latest version allows users to more easily meet the growing demands for insightful conclusions. “
Front Office Solutions is an integrated, cloud-based service and data platform that allows investment offices to view and analyze data from a variety of sources across all asset classes in a single central repository. It serves owners of complex assets, including foundations, donations, family offices, pensions and outsourced investment directors (OCIOs) with the data they need, in the form they need, allowing them to make informed decisions that help them stand out with their strategies and optimize productivity.
For more information, visit https://www.northerntrust.com/solutions.
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