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Private Equity Funds


Outsource your fund administration and spend more time participating in the management of the firms that you are investing in

Northern Trust supports a wide-range of private equity fund types and structures across multiple jurisdictions and has developed specialist knowledge throughout our 20-year involvement within the industry.

With funds domiciled in nearly 30 jurisdictions, our world-class operational infrastructure supports the following fund types:

  • Buy-out
  • Mezzanine
  • Life science
  • Secondaries
  • Communications
  • Sustainability
  • Turn-arounds

Our capabilities include:

  • A full range of services, including assistance with fund establishment and structuring, fund accounting, transfer agency and corporate secretarial
  • Complementary services such as global custody, foreign exchange, cash management, securities lending
  • Specialist global private equity technology
  • Exceptional client servicing delivered by a dedicated global team of private equity and fund administration professionals
Descia Milinkovich

Descia Milinkovich

Senior Vice President – New Business Development
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Descia Milinkovich

Descia Milinkovich

Senior Vice President – New Business Development

Descia Milinkovich is the Senior Vice-President, Institutional Sales, for Northern Trust Company, Canada. In this role, Descia is responsible for the growth of Northern Trust’s asset servicing businesses in Canada.

Descia has been in the institutional financial services industry for 20 years, specializing in custody, back and middle office outsourcing sales to Public / Private Pensions, Insurance and Investment Management Firms. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Descia was Vice President, Sales and Relationship Management at State Street, Regional Director, Business Development for Sun Life Financial's Group Retirement Services division and Director, Business Development at Canada Trust Group Pensions.

Descia is a Marketing Management graduate of Ryerson University.

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