Litman Gregory is pleased to share that our firm has been recognized in numerous financial services industry lists and rankings from publications including the San Francisco Business Times, Financial Advisor Magazine, and most recently the Financial Times. In 2018 and now 2019, Litman Gregory Asset Management was named to the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers list, a report that selects and recognizes top independent RIA firms from across the United States.
“We are honored to be included on the FT 300 list for the second year in a row,” said Alice Lowenstein, CFP®, Managing Director of Wealth Management Services and Principal at Litman Gregory. “Our team is committed to excellence in serving individuals, families, and nonprofits. Receiving this recognition within our industry, and among our peers, is a validation of the passion and integrity behind our work to make a positive difference in the lives of our clients.”
The FT 300 report grades firms based on the following factors: assets under management (AUM), AUM growth rate, years in existence, advanced industry credentials of the firm’s advisors, online accessibility, and compliance records. There are no fees or other considerations required of RIAs that apply for the FT 300.
The median firm in this year’s report manages $1.7 billion in assets and has 15 people involved in providing investment advice.
Litman Gregory is a boutique wealth management firm that has been helping high-net-worth individuals, families, and nonprofits plan for and reach their financial goals for more than three decades. The firm manages or directs over $6.8 billion in assets* through our affiliated companies (as of 3/31/19).
View the full report here.
|FT 300: Top Registered Investment Advisers 2018 and 2019|
|SF Business Times Wealth Management List 2018 and 2019|
|Financial Advisor Magazine Top RIAs 2015-2019|
Our Thoughts on the Silicon Valley Bank Failure
Recent problems in the banking industry have increased uncertainty in the financial markets. On behalf of our clients, we have taken a close look at the situation and assessed the potential consequences. In this post we summarize the circumstances at Silicon Valley Bank that led to its failure, describe the broader implications, and review what we see as minimal impact for our clients and their portfolios.
Insight Newsletter—Winter 2023
Our Insight Newsletter is now available. Included in this edition: Investment Commentary Research Update: Trend Following with Managed Futures Tax Planning Opportunities from
Research Update: Trend Following with Managed Futures
The evidence of the long-term value that trend-following managed futures bring to a balanced portfolio is compelling, even though there are shorter periods where sharp see-saw patterns can lead to disappointing returns. However, in a year like 2022 that saw significant declines for both stocks and bonds, managed futures experienced large positive gains and were one of the only asset classes to provide meaningful downside protection. This research update serves to address many of the questions that we receive about this interesting investment strategy.