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AIAM Q1 Event | 14 March 2018
Hedge Funds with a Purpose by Northern Trust Asset Management

Northern Trust Asset Management has recently joined AIAM Singapore as an Associate Member. Please join us at a roundtable discussion about hedge funds and risk controls.

Limited to 15 AIAM members only.


  • Northern Trust  and global investor hedge fund trends 
  • Hedge funds as   an alternative risk control asset 
  • What to look for in a hedge fund programme 

Kindly note that a SGD50.00 no-show penalty fee is applicable for this event. If you would like to register now but are unable to attend closer to date, please inform support-SG@aiam.org.sg 48 hours before event day. Thank you!

For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 16,500 employees globally. We serve the world’s most-sophisticated clients – from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

Northern Trust Asset Management is a leading global asset manager with the investment expertise, strength and innovation that has earned the trust and confidence of institutional investors and wealthy families worldwide.  With $1.2 tillion in assets under management* and a long-standing history of solving complex investment challenges, we believe our strength and stability drive opportunities for our clients.

* as of December 31, 2017

Tristan Thomas, CFA
Director of Portfolio Strategy, 50 South Capital
Tristan Thomas is the Director of Portfolio Strategy at 50 South Capital’s Hedge Fund Investment Team, a subsidiary of Northern Trust Corporation. Responsible for portfolio construction and monitoring, he is a member of the Senior Investment Committee, and a voting member of Northern Trust’s Investment Policy Committee.Prior to joining 50 South Capital, Tristan was a Strategy Head at Mesirow Advanced Strategies and began his career at Lehman Brothers. He received a B.A. in political science and international relations from the University of Wisconsin and holds an MBA from New York University. Tristan currently lives in Chicago with his wife and two children.
John McCareins, CAIA, CIMA
Managing Executive, Head of Asia Pacific Asset Management
John leads Northern Trust’s Asset Management business across the Asia Pacific region.  He is responsible for strategic growth initiatives and activities including investment strategy, relationship management and sales teams based in Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Australia, as well as global equity portfolio management and dealing from Hong Kong. John serves on a number of Northern Trust leadership committees such as the Asset Management Operating Group and the APAC Strategic Philanthropic Committee. 
John previously was the head of the Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) practice focused on Retirement Assets, within Northern Trust’s Multi-Manager Solutions group. He led a team that oversaw multi-asset programmes with more than US$60 billion in assets for asset owners globally.  John’s previous experience also includes client relationship management with Northern Trust and mutual fund and sub-advisory product development at T. Rowe Price.  John earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Northwestern University and his Masters of Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. John is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation and has attained the Certified Investment Management Analyst designation. John is also an Accredited Asset Management Specialist designee and a Certified Treasury Professional designee




Mar 14 2018


09:00 AM - 10:30 AM


China Club
China Club, 168 Robinson Road, #52-01 Capital Tower, Singapore 068912
Northern Trust Asset Management


Northern Trust Asset Management
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