Level 3 of the Russell investment approach
For nearly 40 years, Russell has devoted considerable resources to identifying, hiring, and managing some of the best money managers in the world.
Russell uses a manager-of-managers approach within its investment products. Regardless of which asset or style is in favour at any given time, this complementary blending of managers can reduce risk and help provide more consistent returns through all types of market conditions. Our goal is to select and monitor managers who have historically performed better than average on a consistent basis.
Screening Money Managers
Each year, through an integrated worldwide network of analysts, Russell evaluates more than 4,000 money management firms and more than 8,000 investment products globally.
Russell's analysts hold more than 5,000 research meetings annually — the majority of which are face-to-face — to study each manager's quantitative and qualitative characteristics.
Russell research and monitoring identifies managers worth further scrutiny. Additional research leads to decisions about which managers will ultimately be selected for Russell products globally. Using various proprietary factors, Russell determines which managers are currently adding value in their style through superior processes and talented individuals.