Combining Factors for Greater Risk-Adjusted Returns
How do you combine various risk factors to achieve greater risk-adjusted returns? We will explain:
1. How combining risk factors provides a diversification benefit
2. How to efficiently combine risk factors to ensure success
3. Multi-factor intersection portfolios -- And how they provide greater results compared to simple risk factor combinations
Register now to join our webcast to learn more about risk factor combinations and how Northern Trust Asset Management can help you navigate a better route to achieving your equity investment objectives, visit us today at northerntrust.com/equityimperative
RecordedNov 5 201462 mins
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In our thirty minute webinar you will hear from one of our ESG experts on:
• What Best-In-Class ESG is
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• How you can invest in Best-In-Class
With over 25 years of responsible investing experience and $60 billion managed to sustainable strategies, Northern Trust Asset Management is helping investors around the world integrate their values with their investment goals.
*Best-in-class ESG is industry terminology referring to an investment approach that overweights companies that are leaders in implementing ESG.
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As a leading global asset management firm, our investment expertise, strength and innovation have earned the trust and confidence of the world’s most sophisticated institutional and individual investors.
With more than $900 billion* in assets under management, and a long-standing history of solving complex investment challenges, we believe our strength and stability drive opportunities for our clients.
*As of 09/30/2017, AUM was $1.1 trillion, which included AUM managed by Northern Trust Corporation and Northern Trust Asset Management.