Relationships

We work with hundreds of mutual fund companies, as well as providers and consultants in the management of our associations, events and initiatives. In most cases, our relationships extend into the highest levels of senior management, and across the key disciplines of business. It is these relationships that are so highly valued at our firm, serving as the foundation of everything that we do. A partial list of these companies includes most of the brand names that shape the financial service industry today.

*Association clients or wholly-owned properties.

Investment Managers

Aberdeen Asset Management
Adams Express Company
Alliance Bernstein
ALPS Advisors, Inc.
American Century Investments
AMG Funds
AQR Capital Management
Ariel Investments
ASA Limited
Aston Asset Management
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
BDCA Venture, Inc.
BlackRock
Calvert Investments
Canadian General Investments
Charles Schwab & Co.
CLOSED-END FUND ASSOCIATION (CEFA)
Columbia Management
Denver Investment Advisors
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management
Diamond Hill Investments
Dinsmore Capital Management
Dodge & Cox
Duff & Phelps Investment Management
Eaton Vance
F-Squared Investments
FAM Funds
Fidelity Investments
Forward Funds
Franklin Templeton Investments
Gabelli Asset Management
Germany Funds
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Hambrecht & Quist Capital (Tekla) Management
Hartford Funds
Heartland Funds
Henderson Global Investments
Hennessy Funds
Huntington Funds
Index IQ
Invesco
Ivy Funds
Janus
John Hancock Investments
JP Morgan Asset Management
Korea Fund
Laudus Funds
Legg Mason
Liberty All-Star Funds
Lincoln Financial Group
Mass Mutual
Matthews Asia
MFS Investment Management
Monroe Capital
Morgan Meighen & Associates
Muhlenkamp
MUTUAL FUND EDUCATION ALLIANCE (MFEA)
Nationwide
Natixis Global Asset Management
Nedgroup Investments
Northern Trust
Nuveen Investments
Oak Associates
OppenheimerFunds
Pacholder High Yield Fund, Inc.
Perritt Capital
Petroleum & Resources Corporation
Principal Funds
Prospect Capital Corporation
Putnam Investments
Renaissance Capital Group, Inc.
RidgeWorth Investments
The Royce Funds
RS Investments
Russell Investments
Rydex | SGI
Saturna Capital Corporation
Schwartz Investment Trust
Scout Investments
Securian Financial Group
SMALL FUNDS NETWORK (SFN)
State Street Global Advisors
T. Rowe Price Associates
Tekla Capital Management
Thornburg Mutual Funds
TIAA-CREF
Tortoise Capital Advisors
Tweedy, Browne
UBS Global Asset Management
Urbana COrporation
U.S. Global Investors
Vanguard
Virtus Investment Partners
Weitz Investment Management
Wells Fargo Advantage Funds
William Blair Funds
Zweig Advisors

 

 

Technology Third-Party Relationships

Allego
Angoss Software
Access Data
Boston Financial Data Services
BrightScope
Broadridge
Civicom
Corporate Insight
DDM Marketing Communications
Dial-A-Note
DST Systems
Kasina
]MARS Salesforce Solutions
Sales Page Technologies
SySys
Wheelhouse Analytics

 

 

Other Third-Party Relationships

Addison Financial Marketing
The Altman Group
Asset TV
Black Diamond Strategies
Cammack & Associates
Casey Quirk & Associates
Cerulli Associates
CITI Group Asset Management
Content Lab
Closed-End Fund Advisors
Closed-End Fund Association
Dassault Systemes
Dow Jones Content Lab
Enlighten
Equinox Fund Management
Ernst & Young LLP
FUSE Research Network
Gemini Fund Services
Harborisde Group
Huntington Asset Services
Imprint
Interactive Communications
InvestmentNews
K&L Gates
Kanter and Company
Leibowitz Branding & Design
Lipper Advisory Services
Market Metrics
Maximum Impact Partners
Mercer
Merrill Corporation
Merrill Lynch
MFWire
Milliman
Morgan Stanley & Co.
Morningstar, Inc.
Mutual Fund Education Alliance
Naissance
Navigate Fund Solutions
New York Life
Northern Lights
NYSE
Orbis Marketing
PlanSponsor
PMR Associates
Practical Perspectives
Precision IR
Profitable Channels
Raymond James & Associates
RBC Wealth Management
Retirement Investing Institute
Small Funds Network
Spring Studio
Strategic Insight
SunStar Strategic
The Content Council
U.S. Bancorp
Wayne Hummer Asset Management
Wells Fargo