Facilitating the growth of our partners’ assets under management may be the most important thing we can do. We have forged important relationships with leading distribution firms in the United States, Europe, and Australia to help our partners reach scale allowing the managers to focus on their primary mission—producing exceptional results.
Northern Lights has joined with BNP Paribas Investment Partners (“BNPPIP”) to create a partnership bringing together the global leaders in private equity investing and investment manager research with one of the most reputable financial services firm in the world to bring innovative investment products to global investors. BNPPIP is an asset management division of BNP Paribas, Europe’s largest bank and one of the three strongest banks in the world according to Standard & Poor’s.
BNP Paribas Investment Partners has become a leader among multi-specialist asset managers. As of December 2009, assets under management and advisement amounted to €530 billion, nearly half of which was managed for institutional clients. With 2,400 professionals serving clients in 70 countries BNPPIP significantly expands Northern Lights’ global reach.