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Private Equity Investor Services


Enable Better Decisions

Portfolios containing private equity and other alternative investments require expertise that understands these investments from a variety of perspectives; asset management, administration and servicing.

We unite our expertise with industry-leading products and tools to enable better decisions and results.  Whatever you require, we are dedicated to supporting you with solutions that meet your immediate and long-term private equity needs.

You can benefit from our;

  • Strong partnerships with the industry’s leading, long established private equity firms, as well as more recent boutique firms.
  • Combination of proprietary expertise and innovative tools.


Private Monitor brings a variety of features to assist you with administrative tasks, activity tracking, liquidity analysis, and performance and risk management services.  Focus on investing while Northern’s experienced team manages your data and administration needs.


Monitor your private equity portfolio through advanced data capture, sophisticated performance analytics and risk reporting.

  • Extensive multi-currency support and a robust calculation engine deliver accurate performance analytics and a variety of value-added calculations.
  • Various levels of benchmarking are available.
  • Offload the difficult task of tracking the underlying portfolio holdings in a way that provides a high degree of consistency and data integrity.
  • Commitment tracking and reporting.


Understand scenarios of future portfolio behavior based upon observed historic behavior and market influences.

  • Observe likely ranges of takedown and distribution behavior.
  • Create custom scenarios by varying expected speeds and return levels.
  • Determine likely future allocation levels.
  • Test hypothetical future commitments.

Depending on your needs, Northern Trust can provide stand-alone services or a total solution, combining exceptional client service with comprehensive solutions.

Descia Milinkovich

Descia Milinkovich

Senior Vice President – New Business Development
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Descia Milinkovich

Descia Milinkovich

Senior Vice President – New Business Development

Descia Milinkovich is the Senior Vice-President, Institutional Sales, for Northern Trust Company, Canada. In this role, Descia is responsible for the growth of Northern Trust’s asset servicing businesses in Canada.

Descia has been in the institutional financial services industry for 20 years, specializing in custody, back and middle office outsourcing sales to Public / Private Pensions, Insurance and Investment Management Firms. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Descia was Vice President, Sales and Relationship Management at State Street, Regional Director, Business Development for Sun Life Financial's Group Retirement Services division and Director, Business Development at Canada Trust Group Pensions.

Descia is a Marketing Management graduate of Ryerson University.

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