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Take on the challenges of trading in global markets with our brokerage solutions. Access greater liquidity and minimize trading costs through our wide range of integrated brokerage services.

Diversifying your counterparty exposure by working with us can help manage risk. With our strong balance sheet, capital ratios and rigorous risk management practices, you get the confidence that comes from working with a trusted financial institution.

With more than 10 locations around the world, you get 24/6 market coverage in 72 global markets. Integration of our brokerage services with our capital markets capabilities brings you intelligent solutions built around your needs.

Customize your trading strategy to help achieve your objectives with the expertise and support of our traders and experts.

Agency Broker Model

We are an agency broker, executing only on client instruction. We do not engage in proprietary trading or investment banking, which limits the potential for conflicts of interest. We are aligned with your execution objectives.

Transparent and Quality Trade Execution

Achieve quality trading execution, objective routing and measurable results when you partner with Northern Trust. We’ll help you access more liquidity, while delivering competitive execution prices in real time.

Stringent regulatory requirements call for transparent reporting. You can access reports that provide industry, sector and trade-date level details of your trading, in line with regulatory requirements.

Actionable Investment Ideas

We think about equity research differently. We think laterally about change and identify investible ideas that are easy to understand and easy to act on. We make recommendations – buy or sell, never hold – to generate alpha.

Our ethos is to generate ideas that will make money for clients, or at least make them think.

Please contact us to discuss accessing our research and ideas.

If you already have an agreement with us and have received your login details, access our latest themes and ideas here.

<a name="grant">&nbsp;</a>Grant Johnsey

 Grant Johnsey

Head of Institutional Brokerage, North America, Northern Trust Capital Markets
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<a name="grant">&nbsp;</a>Grant Johnsey

 Grant Johnsey

Head of Institutional Brokerage, North America, Northern Trust Capital Markets

Grant Johnsey is a Senior Vice President at Northern Trust. He joined Northern Trust in 2004 as the transition strategist for North America-based clients. His responsibilities include communicating with the consultant community on the Transition Management product and working with clients to understand their goals and devise the optimal strategy to achieve them.

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Mr. Johnsey spent over five years in the institutional brokerage industry. Most recently, he served as director of portfolio trading for Capital Institutional Services. Part of the responsibilities of this position were to develop and grow their transition management business.

He received a B.S. degree from Trinity University and holds Series 7, 9, 10, 24, 55 and 63 Licenses.


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