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At Matthews Asia, we believe in the long-term growth of Asia, concentrating our efforts and expertise exclusively within the region. As an independent, privately owned firm, we are the largest dedicated Asia investment specialist in the United States. We have focused on Asia since 1991, investing through a variety of market environments, employing a bottom-up, fundamental investment philosophy, with a focus on long-term investment performance. Our investment offerings provide a broad range of strategies for building a global portfolio that includes exposure to one of the world’s fastest-growing regions.
BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of December 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $5.98 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.
BNY Mellon Investment Management is one of the world’s largest investment firms. We believe that the right results begin by being relevant to every client, whether that is engaging the way they want, offering diversified strategies or providing quality insights for better-informed decisions. That is why we have designed a model that is built around investors’ needs to offer the best of both worlds: bringing together world-class investment firms with best of breed talent and unique cultures combined with the global scale and strength of BNY Mellon Investment Management. Insight Investment is our largest investment manager offering outcome-oriented solutions.
Since 1931, Capital Group, home of the American Funds, has been singularly focused on delivering superior results for long-term investors using high-conviction portfolios, rigorous research and individual accountability. Today, Capital Group manages more than U.S. $1.8 trillion in equity and fixed income assets (as of Q3, 2019) for millions of individual and institutional investors around the world.
Hartford Funds uses its human-centric investing approach to understand the rational and emotional ways investors think about their money, investments, and relationships with financial advisors. We partner with academics and experts to deliver insights into investor psychology, demographic trends and behavior. Hartford Funds also delivers investment insights for advisors and their clients. Our product line-up includes a variety of mutual funds and multifactor and active ETFs. Excluding affiliated funds of funds, as of December 31, 2018, Hartford Funds Management Company, LLC and its wholly owned subsidiary, Lattice Strategies LLC, had approximately $104.8 billion in discretionary and non-discretionary assets under management.
Invesco Ltd. is an independent investment management firm dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. We are privileged to manage $1,159.3 billion in assets (as of May 31, 2019) on behalf of retail and institutional clients around the world by providing a comprehensive range of high-conviction investment capabilities designed to help clients achieve their investment objectives.
Northern Trust Asset Management is a global investment manager that helps investors navigate changing market environments, so they can confidently realize their objectives. Entrusted with $975 billion in assets (as of June 30, 2019), we understand that investing ultimately serves a greater purpose and believe investors should be compensated for the risks they take. That’s why we combine robust capital markets research, expert portfolio construction and comprehensive risk management to craft efficient solutions that deliver targeted outcomes. As engaged contributors to our communities, we consider it a great privilege to serve our investors and communities with integrity, respect, and transparency.
At PGIM Investments, we help meet the financial needs of investors by offering investment strategies across the global markets. We’re part of PGIM, the global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc.— a top-10 investment manager globally with more than $1 trillion in assets under management (AUM)1 and a company that individuals and businesses have trusted with their financial future for over 140 years. This scale and investment experience allow us to deliver PGIM Funds—a diversified suite of actively managed solutions across a broad spectrum of asset classes and investment styles.1Prudential Financial is the 10th-largest investment manager (out of 562) in terms of global AUM based on the Pensions & Investments Top Money Managers list published on May 28, 2018. This ranking represents assets managed by Prudential Financial as of December 31, 2017.
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 US $2.51 trillion1 under our care.
1AUM reflects approximately $32.45 billion (as of December 31, 2018), with respect to which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) serves as marketing agent; SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.
T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. has been managing money since 1937 and, today, stands as a leading provider of investment management services. We offer providers a broad array of active U.S. and non-U.S. equity and fixed-income strategies, through both retail and institutional mutual funds. We emphasize proprietary, fundamental research; close attention to risk management; and consistency of style. We believe that by doing so, we can continue to provide the solid, long-term risk-adjusted performance investors have the right to expect. A financially sound, independent organization with strong employee ownership, T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. has $962.3 billion in assets under management (as of December 31, 2018).
We believe in a straightforward approach to asset management. That’s why we offer a focused lineup of core products and solutions for building the foundation of a portfolio. As one of the industry’s largest and most experienced asset managers, we put client needs first and are committed to lowering costs and reducing unnecessary complexity on behalf of all investors and the financial professionals who serve them.
Gabelli Funds offers a recognized range of funds managed by experienced investment professionals under the Gabelli, GAMCO, Teton, and Keeley-Teton brands. The common threads across our funds include the focus on fundamental research, a consistently applied investment process and our commitment to generating outstanding risk-adjusted returns. Gabelli Funds, LLC, is a wholly owned subsidiary of GAMCO Investors, Inc., a publicly traded company whose investment management business was founded in 1977. GAMCO, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, manages open- and closed-end funds, private advisory accounts and investment partnerships offering a comprehensive suite of investment choices for our clients and financial professionals.
GSAM is one of the world’s leading investment managers. With more than $1 trillion in assets under supervision (as of April 30, 2019), GSAM provides investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries and geographies. Our investment solutions include fixed income, money markets, public equity, commodities, hedge funds, private equity and real estate.Assets Under Supervision (AUS) includes assets under management and other client assets for which Goldman Sachs does not have full discretion. FOR FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES USE ONLY - NOT FOR USE AND/OR DISTRIBUTION TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC
Grammy nominated OneRepublic, is comprised of singer/songwriter and lead vocalist Ryan Tedder, guitarists Zach Filkins and Drew Brown, bassist and cellist Brent Kutzle, and drummer Eddie Fisher.
The band released their debut set Dreaming Out Loud in 2007. The Mosley Music Group/Interscope release included the multi-platinum-selling smash single “Apologize,” which shattered digital sales and airplay records worldwide and received a Grammy Award nomination.
The band’s sophomore album, 2009’s Waking Up, produced the hit singles “All the Right Moves,” “Secrets” and “Good Life.” The certified-platinum album Native followed in 2013, featuring the No.1 hit and 33 million plus-selling single “Counting Stars,” along with a worldwide tour.
OneRepublic released Oh My My, their fourth full-length album in 2016. This past spring, the band released “Start Again ft. Logic,” a song featured on the soundtrack for the Netflix drama 13 Reasons and “Connection” which was part of FCA’s Summer of Jeep campaign. OneRepublic’s new single, “Rescue Me,” is out now.
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