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About Russell

Every effort is about financial security

At Russell, our purpose is to improve financial security for people by providing strategic advice, world-class implementation, state-of-the-art performance benchmarks and a range of objectively researched, institutional-quality investment products.

Russell by the numbers
  • Founded in 1936
  • Creator of the Russell Global Indexes, including the Russell 2000®
  • $152 billion in assets under management†
  • More than 2,300 clients and millions of individual shareholders in more than 35 countries
  • 8,000 investment products scrutinized annually
  • Fewer than 4% of researched money managers make it into our funds

Global alliances
We deliver our investment programs by joining forces with some of the leading financial services organizations throughout the world.

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Industry leaders depend on us
Many of the world's most successful organizations depend on our expertise to help build long-term financial security for their business and their employees. We design investment plans of all sizes to suit each of our client's particular needs.

Our consulting and investment clients include1:
Aetna Inc.
AT&T, Inc.
Barclays Bank
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust
Chrysler Group LLC
Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Delta Airlines
Toyota Motor Pension Fund
Workplace, Health & Safety Compensation Commission of Newfoundland and Labrador

†As of 06/30/2012

1 U.S. and non-U.S. clients on this representative list were selected from Russell Investments' complete client roster from those who have given permission to publish their names (as of 2/12). U.S. publicly-held companies listed are Russell clients that appear on the 2011 Fortune 100 list. The non-publicly held client represents the client with the highest total assets in the U.S for non-publicly held entities. Non-U.S. clients listed represent those with the highest total assets in each of the following regions: Canada, Europe and Japan. The total assets may or may not represent the total assets consulted on by Russell.
Performance-based data was not used in selecting listed clients.

The identification of the clients listed does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation of Russell's products or services by such client.

The Russell 2000® Index measures the performance of the 2,000 smallest companies in the Russell 3000® Index, representative of the U.S. small capitalization securities market. Indexes and/or benchmarks are unmanaged and cannot be invested in directly.

Copyright © Russell Investments 2012. All rights reserved.

Russell Investment Group is a Washington, USA corporation, which operates through subsidiaries worldwide, including Russell Investments, and is a subsidiary of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. The Russell logo is a registered trademark of Russell Investments.

Securities products and services offered through Russell Financial Services, Inc., member FINRA, part of Russell Investments.
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First used April 2011.



More information
Read Russell at-a-glance (PDF) to learn how Russell gives individual investors the "big investor advantage."
View this sample portfolio (PDF) to see how Russell Funds help you access some of the world's best investment managers.
See the difference a balanced investment approach can make by comparing single vs. multi-asset portfolio performance (PDF).

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