Russell Investments has managed funds for New Zealand investors since 1996. Russell is a global asset manager with core capabilities that extend across capital markets insights, manager research, asset allocation, portfolio implementation and factor exposures. With 22 offices worldwide, Russell Investments manages over NZ$360 billion in assets, researches over 7,000 investment products, and advises on US$2.5 trillion in assets, including over NZ$8 billion on behalf of a range of large New Zealand clients.
Russell Investments draws on its unique combination of core capabilities to deliver multi-asset solutions to meet investors' needs. Their analysts seek to identify superior investment manager talent through a proprietary research process based on objective analysis and on-site in-depth face to face interviews. This effort relies on a team of over 50 specialist analysts to rank and classify an initial pool of nearly 13,000 investment products across the globe. This includes monitoring and researching more than 7,300 investment manager firms. Russell Investments has spent over 40 years researching and evaluating money managers. The cumulative knowledge gained from this research is the foundation for all of Russell's products and services. This means that clients get the world's leading investment ideas contributing to the performance of their investment.
All figures in this section quoted as at 31 March 2015 except for the assets under advice of US$2.5 trillion which is as at 31 December 2014.