Investment advisory professional web portal coupled with field and telephone based sales and service support professionals
Comprehensive investment management and support services offered on a bundled or à la carte basis
Seamless integration with major custodians and record keepers
Proposal Tools Advisor Servicing Portal Practice Management Investment Product Manager Due Diligence Portfolio Accounting and Reporting Operational Support Services Client Reporting Custodian #1 Custodian #2 TPA #1 Etc.
Flexible FundQuest Partnership Model Asset Gathering Investment Advice A flexible solutions driven approach allows RIA to take advantage of a custom tailored set of tools and services to supplement the RIAs core competencies FQ Client Servicing E X A M P L E Investment Management Trading / Rebalancing FQ Client Reporting Portfolio Accounting Compliance Custodian #1 Custodian #2 TPA #1 Etc.
Custody and Clearing Flexibility FundQuest has partnerships with the major clearing and custody firms:
Welcome Page Advisor Servicing Portal Hunter Group H HOME CLIENT PROFILING INVESTMENT CENTER FORMS CENTER ACCOUNT LOOKUP Welcome to the Hunter Group Financial Advisors Portfolio Management Program, an advisor-driven, managed account program offered through FundQuest. FundQuest is a leading independent investment management firm that designs, develops and operates managed account investment programs that enable financial institutions to offer managed account products. Clicking on the links in the top of this page will bring to the appropriate section of the website. If you have any questions, please contact FundQuest support at 1-800-234-6522 or AdvisorServices@fundquest.com 1/8/2010 Recent Market Outlook Available <here>
Investment Product – RIA Manufactured An RIA may offer their own product through the FundQuest platform:
FundQuest’s internet based manager portal allows for the submission of product models and manager strategy models
Flexible model management including rebalancing instructions and alternate security treatment
Allows for full outsource of trading responsibilities and overhead
Investment Product – ActivePassive® Portfolios Access to FundQuest ActivePassive®Portfolios, an innovative product that efficiently allows the investor to combine active and passive investment strategies:
Each fund has established active to passive ratio guidelines that are the minimum and maximum boundaries for the fund’s allocation to the actively and passively managed components.
PASSIVE MANAGEMENT BENEFITS • Generally lower management fees • No decision making required by the manager • Better potential for capturing full performance of the index: up and down PASSIVE MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES • Investors cannot expect to exceed index returns • No ability to provide downside protection ACTIVE MANAGEMENT BENEFITS • Expert analysis by experienced investment professionals • Upside potential: the possibility of achieving returns higher than those of the index • Downside protection: managers may act defensively during market downturns and periods of market uncertainty ACTIVE MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES • Higher fees and operating expenses • Poor security selection or sector allocation decisions may impact returns Investment Product
Investment Product – UMA UMA offering allows either a model based approach or for those investment advisors who want to do hands-on portfolio management:
Open architecture product depth and breadth. Ability to construct portfolios using a wide universe of separate account manager strategies, ETFs, mutual funds, and legacy stock positions within a single account
Advanced overlay process. Sophisticated overlay portfolio management processes with drift tolerances calibrated to sleeve size
Flexible restriction handling. Industry sectors, individual securities, KLD research categories, and SIC codes may all be used as screening criteria
Enhanced tax management capabilities. Systematic, risk-managed tax harvesting processes support identification of opportunities throughout the year. Sensibly calibrated optimization is aimed at minimizing small trades
Lower manager minimums and fees. As compared to traditional SMA products