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Active listening, inventive thinking: Tackling the toughest investment challenges.
For more than three decades, the Investment Solutions Group (ISG) has developed asset class-spanning products and services aimed at realizing our clients’ diverse goals. Today, we serve clients around the world, with more than $234 billion in assets under management and under advisory/consulting.*
Experience 32 Yrs
Managing Multi-Asset Solutions
Assets Under Management *
Our Latest Thinking
Multi-Asset: There May Be Trouble Ahead…
COVID-19 may still be front of mind but as we traverse the second half of the year there are new forms of
There are three guiding principles that underpin the investment philosophy:
Asset returns vary depending on market environment Our approach is to identify and respond to favourable and unfavourable market environments
Total portfolio risk is critical for outcome-orientated investors We attempt to sit out the most extreme periods of market volatility by significantly reducing equity exposure and make prompt, meaningful asset allocation changes
Flexible Asset Allocation We adopt a framework with wide asset allocation ranges as this has the greatest impact to portfolio outcomes
Flexibly managed multi-asset funds play an important role in portfolios as the underlying investments can adapt to the prevailing market environment to better meet investor objectives.
The Multi Asset Builder Fund has been designed to maximise opportunities whilst managing risk to weather periods of volatility, with the goal of targeting a smoother return path. Investments may include Australian and international equities, fixed income and cash allocations, alternatives, such as property and futures, and a range of derivatives for currency and risk management.
Meet the Team
Dan Farley, CFA
Chief Investment Officer, ISG
Head of Portfolio Management North America & APAC, ISG
* As of June 30, 2019. Total AUM of $211B excludes execution-only LDI. Derivatives-based exposure management AUM represents the notional value of exposure managed. Assets under advisory/consulting of $23B includes mandates for which the firm provides advisory or consulting services supporting an investment management process that does not include the responsibility to arrange or effect the purchase or sale of securities and/or funds.
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