Private Wealth Management 

Our private client strategy is to concentrate our investments in securities we find attractive from both a value and growth prospective, that can continue to pay dividends to our investors for years to come. Often opportunities are sourced from the hundreds of conversations we have with institutions and hedge fund managers each year. We balance those securities with a portfolio of fixed income that can cushion portfolio losses in times of stress. We manage each clients portfolio a bit differently based on their spending needs, risk tolerance, and investment horizon. Generally, we work with clients at least $1,000,000 in liquid assets.  

 
 

Custom Asset Allocation to passive and active management strategies

We run models for clients in global passive equity strategy, an active equity and debt strategy, passive fixed income allocation, and alternative liquid strategies.

  • Global Passive Equity Strategy
    • Allocate to low cost ETF’s and Mutual funds based on strict guidelines
    • Keep cost very low
    • Minimize turnover, taxes for taxable accounts
  • Active Equity and Debt Strategy
    • Concentrated investment portfolio with no pass through costs
    • Informed by our 100+ meetings a year with professional equity and distressed debt managers
    • Low turnover, focus on growth at a reasonable price and deep discount situations
  • Passive Fixed Income Allocation
    • Targets low cost fixed income ETFs, Funds
    • Seek to exploit term structure premium by strategically owning long duration or short duration portfolio
    • Take advantage of high yield, emerging market debt when opportunities arise
  • Alternative Portfolio
    • Scour market for interesting REIT and MLP ideas
    • Use Gold when appropriate for inflation hedge

Tax Loss Harvesting – we are extremely interested in minimizing taxes. Therefore, we work closely with your accountant to understand you existing tax situation and relentlessly harvest tax losses when available.  

 

Hedge fund and Private Equity Access

  • We’ve been allocating to Hedge Funds for over 14 years
  • Our largest clients built their wealth in Private Equity
  • We can diligence and recommend Hedge Fund and Private equity strategies to compliment your portfolio
  • We meet with over 100 hedge funds a year and invest in a select few that truly provide differentiated return streams
 

Estate Planning, Insurance, and Tax Consulting

  • We work with outside estate planning professionals who can help draft wills, trusts, and other estate documents
  • Through a deep network of insurance professionals, we can help source life policies, property/casualty insurance, and even help with the unwind of unwanted policies
  • We work with your existing tax professionals or can recommend one of our specialists