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Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) Services

Investing with Purpose

Investing ultimately serves a greater purpose, and for nearly half a century, clients have entrusted us to help them achieve their financial goals.
Key Benefits
Dedicated, Specialized Client Teams
Senior investment teams committed to serving the specific needs of retirement plans, not‑for‑profits and family offices.
Portfolios Built from the Ground Up
Portfolios are constructed to align our clients’ investment strategies precisely with their goals.
Time-Tested Leader with a Proven Track Record
Proudly serving as a fiduciary, accountable to our clients and their financial success, for over 40 years.

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OCIO Solutions

Retirement Plans

Our practice is focused on providing custom investment solutions designed to achieve our clients’ objectives. With decades of experience and access to the latest technology, our client investment officers improve portfolio outcomes, strengthen governance and oversight, and mitigate risk.
Why NTAM?
Experienced, former plan sponsors and credentialed actuaries
Custom investment solutions and LDI capabilities
Disciplined governance framework supporting fiduciary duty

Featured Topics

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  • The Pause That Refreshes?
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    The unexpected acceleration of the U.S. economy in 2023 and the recent pause in interest rate cuts has reshaped our Fed outlook, suggesting a strategic tilt toward high yield bonds in today’s evolving market.
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  • Policy and Politics
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    Investors may need to adopt a more cautious investment stance, diversifying across asset classes and closely monitoring central banks policies and geopolitical developments while being flexible to adjust strategies due to evolving market conditions.
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  • Why Making Portfolios Changes Now Can Help Reduce Taxes Later
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    If you’re considering significant changes to your portfolio, doing so early in the year may allow more time for tax-saving strategies through the rest of the year.
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    OCIO Solutions

    Not-for-Profits

    We understand that investing ultimately serves a greater purpose and our fiduciary heritage instills in us an unwavering drive to continually develop innovative ideas, creative insights and distinct expertise that is critical to helping our clients realize that purpose.
    Why NTAM?
    Collaborative partnerships led by senior, dedicated teams
    Comprehensive investment expertise inclusive of alternatives
    Custom, cost-effective implementation aligned with goals

    Featured Topics

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  • Why High Yield Bonds Could Benefit Portfolios in 2024
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    The potential for a slowing economy this year could spark equity volatility. High yields bonds may help investors manage that risk.
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  • Equities May Stumble over Rising U.S. Earnings Expectations
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    Increasing market expectations for U.S. earnings growth over the next two years have backed large-cap equities. Chief Investment Strategist for North America Chris Shipley examines the assumptions underlying earnings estimates and why the market may be in for disappointment.
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  • Goldilocks Without the Bears
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    Elevated U.S. equity valuations could indicate too much complacency in the market, given the potential for a stalling global economy.
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    OCIO Solutions

    Family Offices

    Our focus is to understand the unique nature of multigenerational families, significant balance sheets, tax sensitivities and evolution of objectives. We provide a truly differentiated investment experience for our clients, which is evident from over 40 years of commitment to this segment.
    Why NTAM?
    Dedicated practice focused on Family Offices
    High-touch service by advisors who work with 8-10 families
    Deep resources providing unique access and holistic advice

    Featured Topics

    Slide 1 of 3
  • The Pause That Refreshes?
    Investment Perspective
    Save
    The unexpected acceleration of the U.S. economy in 2023 and the recent pause in interest rate cuts has reshaped our Fed outlook, suggesting a strategic tilt toward high yield bonds in today’s evolving market.
    Read Now
    Save
  • Policy and Politics
    Investment Perspective
    Save
    Investors may need to adopt a more cautious investment stance, diversifying across asset classes and closely monitoring central banks policies and geopolitical developments while being flexible to adjust strategies due to evolving market conditions.
    Read Now
    Save
  • Why Making Portfolios Changes Now Can Help Reduce Taxes Later
    MarketScape
    Save
    If you’re considering significant changes to your portfolio, doing so early in the year may allow more time for tax-saving strategies through the rest of the year.
    View Now
    Save
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