Newly-Launched UK Investment Manager Adopts Outsourced Brokerage
and Custody Model to Reduce Costs and Risk, and Support Regulatory
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2019--
Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) is to provide brokerage and global custody
services for Chawton Global Investors LLP, a newly-launched global
equity fund manager. Chawton Global Investors LLP selected Northern
Trust for its innovative Integrated
Trading Solutions capability, which delivers a range of seamless
services from trade execution to matching and settlement.
Chawton Global Investors LLP is a long-term investor in carefully
selected, high-quality companies around the world. Founded by Michael
Crawford, the start-up boutique’s investment approach combines a focus
on companies with potential to achieve long-term, sustainable returns,
together with an emphasis on cash flow generation and dividend growth.
Michael Crawford, founder, Chawton Global Investors LLPcomments:
“Chawton Global Investors represents a new breed of active equity
managers with an investment philosophy focused on long-term investment
in companies that achieve and sustain high returns on capital employed.
We selected Northern Trust to support this investment approach and meet
our brokerage and dealing requirements primarily because of its
innovative technology platform, demonstrable expertise and trusted
approach in this area, plus significant global reach.”
Guy Gibson, global head of Institutional Brokerage at Northern Trustalso
comments: “Northern Trust’s outsourced Integrated Trading Solutions is
an ideal fit for companies such as Chawton Global Investors. By
outsourcing the entire trade lifecycle, investment managers like our
client can drive cost efficiencies, facilitate regulatory compliance,
reduce risk and remain competitive in today’s challenging post-MiFID II
environment – helping future-proof their strategy for tomorrow.”
In support of its clients, Northern Trust continually innovates and
invests in technology, delivering a differentiated approach to trading
that includes Integrated Trading Solutions, offered through
Institutional Brokerage. Both are part of Northern Trust Capital Markets
which provides foreign exchange, securities lending and transition
All these solutions are part of Northern Trust’s Corporate &
Institutional Services business – a leading provider of asset servicing,
fund administration and middle office solutions to institutional asset
managers and asset owners around the globe.
About Chawton Global Investors
Chawton Global Investors LLP is a privately-owned boutique investment
manager providing discretionary fund management services for UCITS
compliant and other fund structures. It specializes in global equities
that provide growth, income and where underlying company management seek
to adhere to sustainable investment principles. The partnership was
founded in 2018 and is located in the U.K. Visit www.chawtoninvestors.co.uk
for further information.
Chawton Global Investors LLP is authorized and regulated by the
Financial Conduct Authority. FCA No. 825467. Registered Office: Great
Meadow, Lane End, Hambledon, Surrey, GU8 4HE. Incorporated in England as
a limited liability partnership No. OC420699.
About Northern Trust
Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of
wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to
corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals. Founded
in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has a global presence with offices in
20 U.S. states and Washington, D.C., and across 23 locations in Canada,
Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region.
As of March 31, 2019, Northern Trust had assets under
custody/administration of US$10.9 trillion, and assets under management
of US$1.2 trillion. For more than 125 years, Northern Trust has earned
distinction as an industry leader for exceptional service, financial
expertise, integrity and innovation. Visit northerntrust.com
or follow us on Twitter @NorthernTrust.
Northern Trust Corporation, Head Office: 50 South La Salle Street,
Chicago, Illinois 60603 U.S.A., incorporated with limited liability in
the U.S. Global legal and regulatory information can be found at http://www.northerntrust.com/disclosures.
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