At William Blair, clients turn to us for an enhanced approach to active management. This approach helps us seek to deliver consistent, long-term alpha by actively taking compensated risks and avoiding uncompensated risks.
Active management is more than just an investment approach at William Blair. While stability has been at the core of our existence since our founding in 1935, our active ownership culture promotes a dynamic environment in which our business and investment processes continuously evolve with a constant focus: Align with your interests and help you achieve successful investment outcomes.
Stephanie Braming, CFA, Partner Global Head of Investment Management
“Active Never Rests™ is more than a tagline. It captures our culture of innovation and describes our intellectual curiosity in the pursuit of investment ideas. Importantly, it expresses our unwavering commitment to strong client outcomes and speaks to our active leadership in our profession and communities.”
Building on the foundation of our firm’s stability, we are continuously evolving the business and our investment processes to meet your needs while remaining true to our core investment tenets.
We have created an environment in which investment professionals (analysts and portfolio managers) can thrive practicing the profession of investment management and professionals are committed to seek long-term success for our clients.
We make investment decisions based exclusively on what’s best for you and earn your trust through transparency and an unwavering commitment to active investing and what’s in your best interests.
Our autonomous investment teams have the freedom and flexibility to deliver high-conviction active management while benefiting from a culture that promotes a shared foundation of principles and values.
A culture of deep curiosity and conviction promotes ongoing investment process improvements while each team stays true to its investment philosophy.
Our consistent, rigorous, and repeatable process allows strategies to perform as clients expect.
Our broad-based ownership structure aligns with our clients’ long-term interests—we have no outside influences or constantly changing short-term priorities.
Our dynamic ownership helps retain top talent, ensuring our best investment minds are working on your behalf.
Our broad-based, active ownership means we build client relationships that last year after year rather than quarter to quarter.
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