Russell Investments is a global asset manager. Our core capabilities extend across capital markets insights, manager research, portfolio construction, indices and portfolio implementation. With more than four decades of experience researching and selecting investment managers, Russell annually meets with more than 2,200 managers around the world. It was from this rigorous research philosophy that the Russell Indexes were conceived.
Russell's index business began in 1984 and it now captures 68% of the market share for all US institutional equity products reporting a benchmark , with 59% of institutional assets being benchmarked to Russell Indexes (as of 31 December 2011). Today, Russell Indexes offers a wide array of benchmarks, and strategic and innovative indices built for investability. Within Europe, in 2011 Russell launched an index series with BATS Chi-X Europe and, in 2012 it launched a number of indices including the Russell Europe SMID 300 Index that NYSE Liffe has listed on its Bclear platform.
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Category: Structured Products | Published: 22 October 2012 | Type: White Paper