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Northern Trust Asset Management Names CIO of Global Fixed Income
[April 02, 2024]

Northern Trust Asset Management Names CIO of Global Fixed Income


Northern Trust Asset Management (NTAM), a leading global investment management firm with $1.18 trillion in assets under management as of December 31, 2023, announced today that Christian (Chris) Roth has been hired as Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income.

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Christian Roth, Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income, Northern Trust Asset Management (Photo: Business Wire)

Christian Roth, Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income, Northern Trust Asset Management (Photo: Business Wire)

Roth brings more than three decades of financial industry experience to the role. He joins most recently from Morgan Stanley Investment Management, where he held a variety of global fixed income leadership roles since 1999. In 2023, he was Chairman, Broad Markets Fixed Income. Prior to that he served as Head of Multi-Sector Fixed Income, Head of Global Fixed Income and Credit, and Co-Head of the Global and European Fixed Income Team.

At NTAM, Roth will oversee the investment strategy, process and approach for the firm's fixed income business globally. Roth will report to NTAM Global Chief Investment Officer Angelo Manioudakis.

"Fixed income is a foundational element of nearly every client's portfolio. Chris's extensive expertise managing fixed income portfolios and investment teams will be a tremendous asset to NTAM and our clients," said Manioudakis. "Chris's hire plays a key role in NTAM's continued investment in our global fixed income capabilities, talent, and technology, bolstering our ability to continue delivering investment solutions that seek to meet our clients' needs in all market environments."

Northern Trust Asset Management had $414.1 billion assets under management in fixed income and liquidity strategies, as of December 31, 2023. NTAM's fixed income platform provides liqidity and cash, credit, high-yield, and municipal bond solutions across active, quantitative, and indexing strategies.



Earlier in his career, Roth also held positions in fixed income at Miller, Anderson & Sherrerd and merchant banking at Dean Witter Capital Corporation. Roth has a bachelor's degree in economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a CFA® charterholder.

About Northern Trust Asset Management


Northern Trust Asset Management is a global investment manager that helps investors navigate changing market environments in efforts to realize their long-term objectives. Entrusted with $1.18 trillion in assets under management as of December 31, 2023, we understand that investing ultimately serves a greater purpose and believe investors should be compensated for the risks they take - in all market environments and any investment strategy. That's why we combine robust capital markets research, expert portfolio construction and comprehensive risk management in an effort to craft innovative and efficient solutions that seek to deliver targeted investment outcomes. As engaged contributors to our communities, we consider it a great privilege to serve our investors and our communities with integrity, respect and transparency.

Northern Trust Asset Management is composed of Northern Trust Investments, Inc., Northern Trust Global Investments Limited, Northern Trust Fund Managers (Ireland) Limited, Northern Trust Global Investments Japan, K.K., NT Global Advisors, Inc., 50 South Capital Advisors, LLC, Northern Trust Asset Management Australia Pty Ltd, and investment personnel of The Northern Trust Company of Hong Kong Limited and The Northern Trust Company.

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 24 U.S. states and Washington, D.C., and across 22 locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of December 31, 2023, Northern Trust had assets under custody/administration of US$15.4 trillion, and assets under management of US$1.4 trillion. For more than 130 years, Northern Trust has earned distinction as an industry leader for exceptional service, financial expertise, integrity and innovation. Visit us on northerntrust.com. Follow us on X (formerly Twitter) @NorthernTrust or Northern Trust Corporation on LinkedIn.

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 https://www.northerntrust.com/terms-and-conditions.


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