Articles tagged "DFA"


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How an ex-DFA exec created a $1.2 billion TAMP in three years and why he's phasing out DFA funds for factor ETFs

After calling on DFA TAMPs like Loring Ward and Symmetry, the owner of Efficient Advisors saw an opening and a way to shave costs

May 9, 2016 — 8:30 PM UTC

How John Hancock's DFA ETF deal is really the culmination of an old and effective Manulife strategy

Andrew Arnott can boast 17 straight quarters of net inflows that leave him with $80 billion, up from a 2008 nadir of $19 billion

March 9, 2016 — 11:40 PM UTC

Dimensional Fund Advisors to launch 13 target date funds but can its RIA 'cult' deliver success?

The Austin, Texas-based fund giant sees a 401(k) opening the size of its home state if Vanguard, T.Rowe and Fido are any indication

October 16, 2015 — 4:33 PM UTC

How DFA is putting its John Hancock on the ETFs category

The deep-in-Texas manager is lending index help to the Boston giant but dodging cannibalization and channel conflict

July 15, 2015 — 4:45 PM UTC

AMG is suddenly among the RIA roll-up elite after the Baker Street deal pushes it past $25-billion of AUM

After adding the $5.2-billion San Francisco firm, John Copeland's Florida-based skunkworks is smelling sweet

February 5, 2015 — 7:07 PM UTC

Zero Alpha Group fraternity adds a sister to its elite $14-billion DFA RIA club

The esteemed study contingent tapped Trisa Summers, an elementary school teacher by training who now leads a $1.7-billion RIA

October 22, 2014 — 1:05 PM UTC

How a Chicago RIA of PWC origin jumped to $1 billion by lacing its DFA approach with alternative assets

Playing on its base, Chicago Partners just hired a Guggenheim portfolio manager to oversee its first proprietary alt fund to woo ultra-HNW families

August 4, 2014 — 3:48 AM UTC

Dimensional Fund Advisors gives its globe-trotting co-CEO some relief by elevating another literal rocket scientist

The Austin-based firm is putting more CEO duties on Eduardo Repetto, and letting Gerard O'Reilly do the heavy CIO lifting

April 11, 2014 — 9:11 PM UTC

Under the bankruptcy gun, Invest N Retire will sell its patented 401(k) technology to the highest bidder

The firm's patented technology received a surge of interest after Schwab pulled the trigger on a plan utilizing ETFs, Darwin Abrahamson says

February 20, 2014 — 3:41 AM UTC

Fidelity loses some RIA assets over its new DFA/Vanguard fees but other RIAs crunch the numbers and soldier on

Some advisors reason transaction hikes are actually cheaper than hidden costs of other mutual funds -- others are just fed up

January 3, 2014 — 7:00 PM UTC