Funds & strategies

We work toward a single purpose: to improve people's financial security.

Put many of the world's leading managers to work for you, by accessing our comprehensive range of funds and strategies.

For investment solutions that are built to deliver your desired outcomes, access our innovative range of multi-asset products to address your portfolio needs.

Each of these funds is an effective investment tool in its own right. When individual funds are carefully combined to create a diversified, outcome-oriented, multi-asset institutional investment program, their true potential is unlocked.

We apply decades of alternatives investing experience to help build, manage and implement our alternatives strategies.

We've been relentlessly researching many of the world's top money managers in the alternatives space for over 30 years. We work tirelessly to ensure we identify the most appropriate managers for the respective fund investment objective. We then combine them and use dynamic implementation techniques to effectively and efficiently manage targeted strategy exposures. Our approach provides flexibility and highly opportunistic portfolio management.

An array of alternatives fund strategies:

Private markets Hedge funds Real estate Infrastructure Commodities

Alternative investments

Investment strategies

Designed to improve total portfolio outcomes

Liability-Driven Investing (LDI)

These are multi-manager funds aimed to provide investors with the potential to reduce DB pension funded status volatility through exposure to high quality, mostly corporate bonds which closely match those found in discount curves used to value U.S. pension liabilities.

A liability-driven investment strategy - matching assets to liabilities - is an efficient means to manage the risk of not meeting those obligations.

Responsible investing

We encompass responsible investing into our investment manager evaluation process, portfolio management and advisory services, and through implementing proprietary solutions to meet client needs.

 

Separate accounts

Depending upon the size of your organization, we may be able to offer you a fully-customized approach. This includes your own dedicated Russell Investments portfolio manager, who will be with you every step of the way along with access to a complete team of experts to lean on.

Our separate account solution is designed to benefit our clients. Russell Investments' multi-style, multi-manager investment process continuously evolves as the markets change and technology develops.

Enhanced diversification and fiduciary oversight

Based upon one of the world's largest investment manager research efforts, our investment process delivers Russell Investment's best ideas in convenient solutions. This exhaustive manager research effort provides clients with a significant information advantage and also places them in an improved fiduciary position. By combining premier investment managers using different investment approaches, our investment process also provides additional risk management and diversification.

Professional investment staff providing strategic advice

Delivering investment results in line with long-term objectives requires constant attention to all of the details of investment implementation. Expertise and experience in specialized areas of fund management is imperative for success. Russell Investments will dedicate a team of investment professionals led by a portfolio manager as well as a dedicated client service team who are all focused on the management and optimization of your investment program.

Economies of scale managing total investment cost

A critical component of our expertise is the ability to manage the total cost of fund management and investment implementation. With our experience in managing client assets, we have built the infrastructure and expertise to manage portfolios in a cost-effective manner.

When it comes to helping you achieve your goals, we believe that smart decisions are driven by strong evidence. So we take an evidence-driven approach, regularly inspecting and analyzing the key factors affecting your desired outcomes, and creating opportunities and strategies to help reach them.

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Tom Lappalainen, CFA

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