Fund Sponsors

Portfolios that reflect your unique vision

We partner with fund sponsors to construct mutual funds that adhere to the unique missions, values, and beliefs of your clients. Our structured process begins with an engagement of your investment committee. We help define the views to be reflected in the securities that comprise your fund. The views can include environmental, governance, and social parameters, as well as factors such as high dividends, low volatility, and other portfolio factor tilts. We then construct portfolios to track the chosen index and rebalance them over time so that they continue to track and represent the benchmark.

Benchmark-tracking discipline

Key to our approach is disproving the myth that returns must be sacrificed in exchange for an expression of client values. We do not choose to track self-made and less-proven benchmarks. Our platform allows us to execute restrictions and additions to the portfolio while accurately tracking institutional indices such as the S&P 500, Russell 3000, or MSCI EAFE—at the low fees you expect from indexing strategies.

Technology-enabled values screening

As a pioneer in the SRI space, we can customize portfolios and vote proxies to accommodate any set of values. And, with data sourced from organizations such as the EPA, USDA, SEC, United Nations, and Department of Labor, Aperio possesses a wide range of filter options that can be extended to meet new needs and requests. This filtering and all the other operational tasks required to run the fund are performed efficiently and accurately by our scalable systems.

All investments involve risk, including loss of principal invested. Past performance does not guarantee future performance. Individual client accounts may vary. The strategies and/or investments referenced may not be suitable for all investors as the appropriateness of a particular investment or strategy will depend on an investor’s individual circumstances and objectives. Please refer to the "Disclosure" link below for additional information.