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Strategies & Capabilities

Index Equity

Our equity index funds have been helping institutional investors solve their investment challenges for over 40 years. Our clients include many of the largest pension funds in the world, as well as endowments, sovereign wealth funds and countless others.

Our Expertise

Our investment management business was founded on indexing. From introducing our first S&P 500 index fund in 1978 to launching the first exchange traded fund (ETF) in the US in 1993, there are few challenges our experienced portfolio management teams haven’t seen and can’t solve.

Why Us?

Our size, experience and client dedication allow us to focus on providing reliable index equity solutions today and for the future.

Depth and Flexibility

Strength in Numbers

Robust Research

State-of-the-Art Trading Platforms

Asset Stewardship and Active Ownership

As fiduciaries and the third largest global asset manager, we have a responsibility to use our voice and vote to encourage portfolio companies to address issues that could impact long-term shareholder value. Through our engagements, hundreds of publicly traded companies have taken important steps to strengthen their business for the future, including increasing the diversity of their leadership teams and improving their readiness to respond to climate change challenges today and into the future.

Our Approach

Being a truly global firm with a long track record of thoughtful implementation has helped us build long and lasting relationships with clients.

We Integrate Human Insight with Cutting Edge Technology

We Offer Precise Index Exposures & Superior Performance Management

We Prioritize Risk-Aware Implementation and Transaction Cost Minimization

We Innovate by Aligning Research with Client and Market Demands

We Focus on Long-Term Shareholder Value

Our Offering

Our broad index offering supported by $2.16T in Index equity AUM includes:

Core Beta

Smart Beta


Tax-Aware Beta Solutions

Defined Contribution Focus

We manage a range of index funds for defined contribution plans, including target date components and allocation, to help companies ensure their employees can plan for a secure, dignified retirement.

Our Team

Operating from ten global investment centers, our dedicated index equity functions include portfolio management, research, systems and investment strategy.

Emiliano Rabinovich, CFA

Senior Portfolio Manager

Jennifer Bender, Ph.D.

Director of Research

Contact Us

Reach out for more information about our index equity strategies.