We partner with many of the world’s largest institutions and financial intermediaries to help create better outcomes for the world’s investors and the people they serve.
We craft thoughtful, rigorous, and precise solutions.
Understanding Multiple Dimensions — Creating successful investment outcomes starts with understanding the multiple dimensions of a client’s long-term objectives and liabilities.
Knowing Markets Aren’t Always Efficient — Due to behavioral biases, informational inefficiencies and limits to arbitrage, markets are not always efficient, leading to opportunities for excess returns.
Focusing on Asset Allocation — The primary driver of long-term returns is asset allocation. Investors need efficient access to a broad universe of capital market exposure. Focus should be on underlying risks, not asset class labels.
Achieving Capital & Risk Efficient Portfolios — A thoughtful and precise combination of market, factor, and idiosyncratic risk, along with manager skill, are key to achieving capital, and risk efficient portfolios.
Our clients are the world’s governments, institutions, employers, and financial intermediaries.
Employers — We work with employers to help millions of people live more secure and dignified retirements, including managing global pension funds, defined contribution funds in the US and UK, and superannuation
funds in Australia.
Consultants — We partner with consultants to share investment insights and expertise to help their clients achieve their unique investment goals.
Endowments and Foundations — We help endowments and foundations fund educational, scientific, and environmental breakthroughs by offering a wide range of solutions and products, regardless of the time horizon.
Financial Advisors & Intermediaries — We work with Financial Advisors and other Intermediaries to help them and their clients create better financial futures — from registered investment advisors in the US, to discretionary wealth managers and private banks in Europe — by offering a variety of ETFs and model portfolios.
Corporate Treasurers & CFOs — We work with corporate treasurers and CFOs to help their companies meet their financial commitments and fiduciary obligations, as well as reinvest in their businesses through a variety of cash management solutions.
Asset Managers — We partner with asset managers to solve complex needs such as portfolio transitions and solutions for liquidity within an asset class.
We believe that regardless of what we achieve for our clients, there is always one more question to ask, one more problem to solve, one more reason to say, “That’s not good enough.”
USD $3.62 Trillion in Assets Under Management 1
Since creating the world’s first ETF, our family of exchange-traded funds has been giving investors new and better ways to invest for nearly 30 years.
Our global ETF business is committed to delivering simple, well-crafted and innovative solutions that can help investors execute on investments strategies, no matter how complex.
Through voting, engagement, and thought leadership, our stewardship program is designed to have an impact.
Over 40 years, we have developed a breadth of capabilities designed to meet our clients’ unique needs.