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Seattle, December 8, 2020
2021 Global Market Outlook: Russell Investments’ market strategists see the ‘old normal’ in 2021 outlook
Team believes vaccine prospects likely to make 2021 a year of economic recovery
Seattle, October 7, 2020
Russell Investments expands Personalized Managed Accounts team
Firm hires two investment professionals with experience delivering personalized tax-managed solutions
Seattle, October 6, 2020
Russell Investments’ sixth-annual ESG survey: ‘Governance’ remains the dominant consideration for asset managers as they increasingly amplify ‘environment’ and ‘social factors
- Nearly 80% of 400 firms surveyed incorporate ESG factor assessments in their investment process
- More than 90% of fixed income managers using bondholder engagement for greater ESG insights

Seattle, September 29, 2020
2020 Global Market Outlook - Q4 update: Russell Investments’ strategists see old new cycle in Q4 outlook
Team prefers non-U.S. equities to U.S. equities in second stage of Covid-19 economic recovery
Seattle, August 18, 2020
Russell Investments earns fifth-consecutive A+ rating for strategy and governance in global industry assessment of responsible investing
UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment also rates the firm high in all assessed categories
Seattle & Boston, August 06, 2020
Russell Investments selects Vestmark to power Personalized Managed Accounts with innovative tax-managed overlays
Partnership aims to propel Russell Investments as the industry’s leading provider of customized tax-managed solutions
Seattle, August 03, 2020
Russell Investments survey: Financial advisors see larger role for tax-managed strategies in the second half of 2020
Mid-year results mirror a similar survey conducted in early 2020 prior to the COVID-19 pandemic
Seattle, July 14, 2020
Russell Investments extends sustainable investing strategy to serve U.S. institutional market as demand for a solution rises
Western Washington University Foundation is first U.S. OCIO client to adopt strategy


Seattle, July 10, 2020
Benefit Consultants Group, a Horace Mann Company, teams up with Russell Investments to launch Personalized Retirement Accounts

Seattle, June 24, 2020
Russell Investments strategists shift outlook to neutral amid ‘The Great Reopening’ of global markets
Strategists see five longer-term implications of pandemic’s impact on markets

Seattle, June 22, 2020
Russell Investments survey: Fixed income managers curb their enthusiasm for market recovery 
43% of respondents say the market won’t revert to a pre-COVID 19 level until 2022

Seattle, May 6, 2020
Russell Investments study details how financial advisors add value
Firm launches ‘Effective Client Reviews’ resource to help advisors amplify their value amid COVID-19 turbulence

April 13, 2020
Russell Investments enhances ESG scoring approach
Upgraded “materiality matters” methodology rejects one-size-fits-all approach

March 25, 2020
2020 Global Market Outook-Q2 update: Russell Investments strategists see 2020 global recession
Team expects solid upswing in the second half if the COVID-19 virus threat clears

March 4, 2020
Russell Investments analysis: ‘$20 billion club’ sees record plunge in contributions for 2019, while both assets and liabilities peak again 
Annual analysis shows little change in funded status for large pensions amid contrasting trends

February 19, 2020
Russell Investments completes private fund management registration in China to serve domestic qualified investors
PFM  expedites the firm’s long-standing strategic growth trajectory in China


December 10, 2019
Russell Investments’ strategists expect economic rebound in 2020 
Annual market outlook report pushes the risk of recession further out to late 2021

October 14, 2019
Russell Investments earns A+ score in annual industry assessment of responsible investing strategy and governance 
UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment scores Russell Investments high across full spectrum of 10 assessed categories

June 12, 2019
Russell Investments launches tax-managed real assets fund
New fund increases tax efficiency in reallocated tax-managed model strategies.

February 13, 2019
Russell Investments hires new president for China business
Ying Tan will oversee the firm’s strategic growth initiatives in China.

January 30, 2019
Russell Investments appoints Chief Investment Officer 
Peter Gunning moves into permanent role as the firm strengthens its technology-enabled, investment solutions world-wide.

December 5, 2018
Shareholders Service Group (SSG) and Russell Investments announce partnership to deliver practice management expertise to RIAs
Russell Investments to be National Sponsor at the SSG Conference for RIAs and Partner on Monthly Best Practices Sessions

November 14, 2018
Russell Investments delivers new income model portfolio strategies via Envestnet, Baird & TD Ameritrade
Global asset manager Russell Investments announced today that financial advisors and their clients now have access to the firm’s two new income model portfolio strategies – the Target Income Model Strategy and the Target Income Plus Model Strategy – through Envestnet’s third-party fund strategist platform.

November 1, 2018
Russell Investments hires new Chief Financial Officer
Jennifer McPeek is the fourth senior executive to join this year as the firm positions itself for continued growth.

October 15, 2018
Russell Investments Announces “Tax-Smart” Partnership with LifeYield LLC
Agreement aims to provide financial advisors with new software tools to create tax-smart, multi-account investment and retirement strategies.

September 6, 2018
Russell Investments achieved consistently high “A” scores for responsible investing in 11 categories
UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) assesses signatories annually, offering a median score of “C” in seven categories where Russell Investments received an A.

July 19, 2018
Russell Investments appoints Chief Operating Officer
Global asset manager Russell Investments today announced that Rick Smirl will join the firm in a new position as Chief Operating Officer, effective July 30, 2018.

July 18, 2018
Russell Investments Expands Distribution of Adaptive Retirement Accounts
Global asset manager Russell Investments announced an agreement today with retirement plan recordkeeper OneAmerica® to distribute Russell Investments’ Adaptive Retirement Accounts (ARA) on behalf of defined contribution plan clients.

July 12, 2018
Russell Investments expands dedicated RIA support
Global asset manager Russell Investments has hired three new regional investment consultants dedicated to serving the specialized needs of registered investment advisers (RIAs) throughout the U.S.

June 27, 2018
Russell Investments’ 2018 Global Market Outlook – Q3 Update: Strategists on watch as markets walk trade-war tightrope
Russell Investments released its 2018 Global Market Outlook – Q3 Update today, offering economic insights and market forecasts from the firm’s global team of multi-asset investment strategists.

June 18, 2018
Russell Investments appoints Global Head of Product
Robert Hostetter assumes newly created role to guide the firm’s global investment expertise into solutions that meet the evolving needs of clients.

June 6, 2018
Alliance Benefit Group aligns with Russell Investments’ ARA program
Alliance Benefit Group, LLC (ABG), the nation’s largest independent recordkeeping firm, has announced a strategic alliance between ABG and Russell Investments’ Adaptive Retirement Accounts (ARA) program.

May 2, 2018
Russell Investments appoints new Chief Human Resources Officer with broad mandate
Gene Raffone to oversee industry-leading global workforce with an agenda to attract talent, empower people throughout the organization and drive firm growth.

April 25, 2018
Russell Investments Active Manager Review – Q1 2018: Active managers fare well in Q1, add to defensive positions
Global asset manager Russell Investments today released findings from its quarterly assessment of active manager performance, based on a review of 1,200 institutional money manager products monitored by the firm’s global equity manager research team.

March 28, 2018
Russell Investments’ 2018 Global Market Outlook – Q2 Update: Opposing market forces vie for dominance in early 2018
Russell Investments released its 2018 Global Market Outlook – Q2 Update today, offering economic insights and market forecasts from its global team of multi-asset investment strategists.

March 6, 2018
Russell Investments unveils more meaningful ESG scoring
Global asset manager Russell Investments has created another research breakthrough in ESG (environmental, social & governance) investing with a material ESG score, which more accurately identifies ESG factors that could impact the financial performance of publicly-traded companies. The research findings were released today in a paper titled Materiality Matters: Targeting ESG issues that impact performance. The paper presents research that these material ESG scores are better predictors of stock return compared to traditional, non-material ESG scores.

February 12, 2018
Russell FX Network (RFX Network) powered by Integral InvestorFX™ delivers 64% savings in transaction cost
Global asset manager Russell Investments today released figures from an internal study showing significant cost savings delivered by Russell FX Network (RFX Network) for currency transactions in 2017.

February 5, 2018
Russell Investments expands distribution of adaptive retirement accounts
Global asset manager Russell Investments announced an agreement with global consulting and actuarial firm Milliman to distribute Russell Investments’ Adaptive Retirement Accounts (ARA) to defined contribution plans.