Understand. Act. This two-word philosophy is at the core of what we do. To stand out as the investment partner our clients trust, we listen closely to understand their needs, then act decisively to deliver solutions. We are a diversified active investment manager with a strong parent company, a culture of risk management and more than $598 billion in AUM. With 25 offices worldwide and over 650 investment professionals, we provide global investment and research capabilities with consultative local delivery. AUM Data as of December 31, 2017.
Driven by a culture of deep research and innovation, with clients’ goals foremost, we identify superior investment capabilities and deliver effective, sustainable portfolio solutions. Altegris provides access to the potential benefits of managed futures, private equity, long/short equity, long/short real estate, and long/short fixed income strategies backed by a research process that capitalizes on finding what we believe are the leading alternative managers. The access points can be provided by different structures, including mutual funds, RIC, and private placements.
Since 1931, American Funds, part of Capital Group, has helped investors pursue long-term investment success. Our consistent approach—in combination with The Capital System℠--has resulted in a consistent long-term track record. Our investment process, The Capital System, combines individual accountability with teamwork. Each fund is divided into portions that are managed independently by investment professionals with diverse backgrounds, ages and investment approaches. An extensive global research effort is the backbone of our system.
BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of December 31, 2017, the firm managed approximately $6.288 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.
CAIS is the premier gateway to the multi-trillion dollar independent wealth channel for specialized investment products, delivering a superior experience to wealth managers and product providers alike. As the leading open-architecture financial product platform offering access to a diversified menu of funds and products, CAIS provides streamlined execution for an expanding list of alternative investment funds, IPOs and follow-ons, and structured notes. CAIS complements its fund offerings with independent due diligence provided by Mercer.
Davis Advisors is an independent, employee-owned investment firm founded in 1969. Davis manages approximately $37 billion, primarily in US Large Cap, US All Cap, Global & International equities, through SMAs, mutual funds & wrap accounts. The Davis family, directors & employees have more than $2 billion invested alongside clients and Davis is the largest single investor in each strategy.
With USD 746 billion of assets under management as of December 31, 2016, Deutsche Asset Management is one of the world’s leading investment management organizations. Deutsche Asset Management offers individuals and institutions traditional and alternative investments across all major asset classes. Deutsche Asset Management is the brand name of the Asset Management division of the Deutsche Bank Group. The respective legal entities offering products or services under the Deutsche Asset Management brand are specified in the respective contracts, sales materials and other product information documents.
eMoney Advisor, LLC (“eMoney”), based in Radnor, Pennsylvania, is the leading, scalable wealth management technology developed for financial professionals, firms and enterprises of all sizes. Rooted in collaborative financial planning, eMoney’s technology enables financial professionals to build stronger client relationships, streamline business operations and drive revenue and growth. Developed and supported by more than 600 passionate, innovative and dedicated employees in three locations, eMoney’s solutions transform the wealth management experience for more than 50,000 financial professionals and 2.1 million end-clients nationwide.
Tamarac solves the most critical technology issue for independent advisors by integrating portfolio management, performance reporting, trading, rebalancing, CRM and client portal into a single web-based platform. Over the last decade, Tamarac has built a reputation for delivering best-in-class software, training and support, servicing more than 800 independent advisory firms, collectively managing over $500B in assets. Components of Tamarac’s Advisor Xi suite can be purchased separately and added over time to build out an integrated platform that best meets your firm’s needs.
FlexShares® offers funds specifically designed with real-world goals in mind. Each fund is designed to pursue specific investment objectives: growing assets, managing risk, generating income and managing liquidity. FlexShares product engineering combines the understanding of these investor needs with thoughtful design and global portfolio expertise to produce investment strategies that improve and simplify the investment decision process for the long-term investor.
iCapital Network is a powerful financial technology platform that provides modular alternative investment solutions for registered investment advisors, broker-dealers, private banks, family offices and other sophisticated investors. The state-of-the-art online portal offers a curated selection of private equity funds and hedge funds, extensive due diligence support, an automated subscription process and integration with a wide range of custodial platforms and reporting packages. The firm’s customizable technology and specialized suite of services is also used by asset managers and financial institutions to streamline and automate their private fund operations.
Since 2006, Invest in Others has provided a platform for advisors to increase awareness, visibility, and funding to their favorite non-profits. We recognize individuals and firms for giving back to their communities. By sharing their stories and awarding funding to causes that matter to them, we raise awareness, encourage others to get involved, channel additional resources to those in need, and demonstrate the generosity of the financial advice industry.
Investments & Wealth Institute (formerly IMCA®) is a professional association, advanced education provider, and standards body for financial advisors, investment consultants, and wealth managers who embrace excellence and ethics. Through our events, continuing education courses, and acclaimed certifications—Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) and Certified Private Wealth Advisor® (CPWA®)—we deliver rigorous, highly practical education.
For over a century, J.P. Morgan Asset Management has served some of the world's most demanding clients. With more than $1.4 trillion in AUM, we leverage our robust investment capabilities across the globe to deliver industry-leading investment solutions. J.P. Morgan Funds is committed to providing financial advisors with the highest level of market and investment insights, solutions and support to help them strengthen their business practices and forge stronger client relationships.
For more than 90 years, MFS has actively managed investments — around the globe, across asset classes and through a myriad of economic and market environments. While the opportunities and challenges have changed, we have kept our long-term perspective and cultivated MFS Active IntelligenceSM— our robust investment platform. Founded on integrated research, fortified by collaborative thinking and supported by active risk management, our Active Intelligence drives information flow and effective decision-making. This is how we turn information into an analysis advantage, maintain our conviction and allow enough time for our insights to help create the long-term value that drives better outcomes for clients.
Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Nuveen has $970 billion in assets under management as of 12/31/17 and operations in 16 countries. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies.
OppenheimerFunds, Inc., a leading global asset manager, is dedicated to serving the needs of its clients, who range from financial advisors, wealth managers, and their clients to small businesses and institutional investors, including corporations, retirement plans, endowments and foundations and sovereign wealth funds. The firm and its subsidiaries manages more than $246 billion in assets, as of October 31, 2017.
Orion Advisor Services is the premier portfolio accounting service provider for advisors. Orion frees advisors from back-office tedium so they can enjoy their business again by devoting their time and energy to better serving clients. Orion provides the integrated and fully customizable technology solutions that advisors need to help them grow their businesses over the long term. The firm’s solutions empower more than 825 advisory firms with total assets under administration in excess of $315 billion from more than 1,300,000 individual accounts. Orion is SSAE 16 Type II Audited and is the only ISO 27001 Certified portfolio accounting provider.
Founded in 1971, PIMCO is dedicated to delivering attractive risk-adjusted returns through all market and economic cycles for financial professionals, individuals, corporations and institutions across the globe. Our time-tested investment process combines top-down macroeconomic perspectives with extensive bottom-up research, individual security analysis and risk management.
Today, Putnam provides investment services across a range of equity, fixed income, absolute return, and alternative strategies. A global asset manager serving individuals, institutions, and retirement plan sponsors, Putnam distributes its services largely through intermediaries via offices and strategic alliances in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Schroders is a truly global asset management firm with over a 210 year history, $543.3 billion in assets globally (assets under management and administration) as of June 30, 2017 and professionals in 41 offices across 27 countries. Schroders provides a full range of actively managed global investment products: equities, fixed income, multi-asset, alternatives and private assets. Our firm structure and investment philosophy are focused on strengthening the partnership with our clients over the long-term. Schroders is predicated on the belief that independent fundamental research and insights leads to investment excellence. Schroders offers innovative solutions by intelligently challenging global market practices in anticipation of what’s ahead. Schroders is also deeply committed to acting responsibly through its ESG initiatives and seeking to make a wider contribution to society.
For four decades, State Street Global Advisors has served the world’s governments, institutions and financial advisors. With a rigorous, risk-aware approach built on research, analysis and market-tested experience, we build from a breadth of active and index strategies to create cost-effective solutions. As stewards, we help portfolio companies see that what is fair for people and sustainable for the planet can deliver long-term performance. And, as pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest. As a result, we have become the world’s third largest asset manager with nearly US $2.8 trillion under our care. AUM reflects approx. US$34.92 (as of December 31, 2017) with respect to which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC serves as marketing agent; SSGA FD, LLC and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.
T. Rowe Price, a global investment management organization with $903.6 B in AUM (as of June 30, 2017), offers financial advisors an exceptional combination of investment management excellence, world-class service and guidance, built upon a heritage of integrity. We differentiate ourselves from competitors through style consistency and a steadfast focus on risk as well as returns.
USCF operates on the leading edge of Exchange Traded Product (ETP) innovation. The firm broke new ground with the launch of the first oil ETP, the United States Oil Fund (USO), in 2006. Over the next decade, USCF designed and issued twelve more specialty ETPs across commodity and equity asset classes. USCF currently manages over $5 billion from its headquarters in Oakland, California.
Vanguard is one of the world’s largest investment management companies, providing an extensive array of investments, services, and practice management solutions to help financial advisors build their practices and serve their clients. As of December 31, 2017, we managed more than $4.56 trillion in U.S. fund assets, including a full range of low-cost ETFs and mutual funds.
Virtus Investment Partners (NASDAQ: VRTS) is a distinctive partnership of boutique investment managers singularly committed to the long-term success of individual and institutional investors. The company provides investment management products and services through its affiliated managers and select subadvisers, each with a distinct investment style, autonomous investment process, and individual brand. Virtus Investment Partners offers access to a variety of investment styles across multiple disciplines to meet a wide array of investor needs.