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AllianceBernstein (AB) is a leading global investment-management firm that strives to anticipate and advance what’s next. A diverse group of clients, from institutional to retail investors, has entrusted us with managing US$549 billion in assets across the globe. With an extensive global footprint, our experts share ideas across disciplines, geographies, asset classes and sectors, to develop research advantages that make a difference to investing returns. AB employs 3,450 employees across 22 countries—from the US, to Europe, Asia and beyond—in 48 cities, as of 31 March 2018. Our experienced team includes 207 buy-side analysts and 142 portfolio managers. Highly skilled in-house research teams enable us to provide our clients with a strategic investment advantage built on over 50 years of experience investing in world markets. AB is a truly global asset-management and research firm with a unique combination of expertise, innovative solutions and global reach. We strive to provide global perspective and investment clarity, and to deliver better outcomes for investors.

Achieving Diverse Goals

It takes insightful, unbiased advice to help investors achieve diverse goals in complex markets. Working closely with our clients, we identify the best solutions in equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives.

Making Connections Matters

We share perspectives across sectors, regions and asset classes, driving investment success. Our global analysts have diverse specialisations and collectively, they generate differentiated insights to help inform better investment decisions.

Experience Counts

Knowledge, judgment and conviction are critical in facing tomorrow’s challenges. Top industry talent and a strong financial foundation ensure that our firm has the expertise and flexibility to help clients in new ways.

A diverse group of clients, including institutions ranging from pension plans to local governments, has entrusted us with managing their assets. This diversity gives us a better understanding of what really matters to investors. Leveraging our extensive global footprint—built over four decades—we harness collective research insights to design, tailor and apply innovative strategies that help our clients stay ahead of tomorrow.

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  • Strategically Speaking: AXA IM

    Half Italian, half Swedish, CEO of a French company but resident in London, Andrea Rossi embodies what he would like his tenure to be remembered for – diversity

  • Adjusting to China’s syndrome

    East Asian economies are heavily plugged in to the region’s powerhouse and feel the shocks when it slips, but these countries are finding ways to cope, writes Rodrigo Amaral

  • Asset Allocation: Matters of perspective

    There is still a role for risk parity strategies, finds Emma Cusworth, provided pension funds take a long-term view

  • Designed for DC

    Best practice for defined contribution pensions inevitably involves well-designed default options. Multi-asset approaches are the best fit for most investors but views differ about how to best structure them

  • Outlook 2016: Are asset managers now banks?

    Asset managers are replacing banks in the supply of credit to certain sectors of the economy. Does this increase systemic risk? Carlo Svaluto Moreolo investigates

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