• 1 Getting to Know You
  • 2 Education
  • 3 Portfolio Construction
  • 4 Manager Selection
  • 5 Implementation
  • 6 Monitoring and Reporting
1
Client Introduction
  • Assess client risk tolerance
  • Formalize investment goals, liquidity, and income needs
  • Develop a Statement of Investment Objectives and Policies
  • Partner with the client’s trusted advisors
  • Learn about pertinent family details
  • Discuss and understand family's particular investment goals, liquidity preference, and income needs
  • Assess client risk tolerance
  • Partner with the client’s trusted legal, tax, and estate planning advisors
  • Develop a Statement of Investment Objectives and Policies
  • Present and discuss primers on investment strategies
  • Provide macroeconomic and market environment updates
  • Share investment research insights
  • Produce and review risk analytics
  • Explain Northsides extensive qualitative investment manager due diligence process
  • Evaluate the macroeconomic environment, technical factors, and the sustainability of trends
  • Monitor the markets for opportunities, disruptions, and out-of-favor assets
  • Determine themes that will substantially affect performance
  • Evaluate the role of Impact Investing in the portfolio
  • Diversify the portfolio broadly by manager, strategy, sources of risk, and drivers of return
  • Travel on-site to examine candidate firms, interviewing portfolio managers, analysts, legal, finance and compliance
  • Discuss each manager’s portfolio strategy at position level of detail
  • Analyze performance and risk metrics
  • Perform continuous operational due diligence
  • Assess existing investments and allocations for fit within new program structure
  • Review legacy positions with a holistic portfolio approach
  • Survey market conditions to optimize timing of investment entrances and exits
  • Execute customized investment allocation
  • Discuss investment outlook and portfolio changes with managers
  • Track organizational details, ownership and personnel changes
  • Model and measure portfolio risk
  • Review and rebalance asset allocation
  • Continually seek new opportunities
  • Detailed quarterly performance reports
  • Monthly client flash reports