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Disciplined Investment Management
 
About Northern Trust
Our legacy of financial leadership and strong customer service dates back to 1889. Since opening our doors, Northern Trust has stood as a symbol of strength and stability in an ever-changing environment. Northern Trust has grown from a six-person firm in a single room in Chicago into a global institution that manages institutional and family wealth around the world.
Learn more about Northern Trust's history and culture.

Our Clients
By drawing on Northern Trust's investment capabilities, Northern Funds family of mutual funds provides individual investors with the tools to build diversified portfolios focused on achieving long-term investment goals.
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We provide financial advisors with access to mutual funds, separately managed accounts and relationship management tools designed to meet clients' unique investment needs.
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And institutional investors can meet their cash management needs with Northern Institutional Funds and Northern Funds.
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Risk-Managed Investment Philosophy
Our portfolio management teams are organized into entrepreneurial groups to encourage focus, accountability and ready access to Northern Trust's renowned research teams, economists and resources.

  • Disciplined. Our investment approach is simple and straightforward. Our mutual funds and managed accounts follow a disciplined management process that combines exhaustive research and risk controls with experienced decision-making of our portfolio management teams.

  • Consistent. While markets have fluctuated over time, we remain steadfast in our disciplined, risk-managed investment philosophy. Our goal is to pursue consistent investment returns, year in and year out.

  • Experienced. Our talented investment professionals have an extensive track record in the industry and work within specialized teams designed to maintain style consistency. By using leading-edge technology and disciplined, consistent processes, we strive to achieve a variety of investment goals.
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Investment Products and Services are:
Not FDIC insured | May lose value | No bank guarantee

An investment in Northern Funds and Northern Institutional Funds is not insured by the FDIC, and is not a deposit or obligation of, or guaranteed by The Northern Trust Company or any affiliate. An investment in Northern Funds and Northern Institutional Funds involves risks, including possible loss of principal.

©2014 Northern Funds | Northern Funds and Northern Institutional Funds are distributed by Northern Funds Distributors, LLC, not affiliated with Northern Trust.

Shares of the Northern Funds and Northern Institutional Funds are offered only by a current Prospectus and are intended solely for persons to whom shares of US registered funds may be sold. This site shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of shares of the Northern Funds and Northern Institutional Funds in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.