Intermediaries

Wellington Management serves as investment adviser or subadviser to clients around the world who sponsor mutual funds and other commingled vehicles. Our clients include banks, insurance companies and asset management firms.

DECADES OF EXPERIENCE

Wellington has been serving as an investment engine for world-class financial companies for half a century. Today, we subadvise a broad range of investment products — spanning multiple vehicle types and all major asset classes — for hundreds of individual subadvisory accounts for firms across Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Americas.

 Our clients turn to us for:

  • Development of new investment approaches for changing markets
  • Insights on how to structure and market new products
  • Management of individual portfolios, sleeves of multi-manager portfolios, or an entire asset class throughout a sponsor’s product line
  • Thought leadership from our investors on a wide variety of topics

Case study: Developing a new fund

A mutual fund distributor asked us to help create a new fund that would seek to capitalize on certain developing global economic trends. The client needed guidance on:

  • How to structure the fund
  • Which sectors to invest in
  • How to position this relatively innovative product

To help, we:

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Reviewed funds competing in this market segment — including their structure, benchmarks, and performance — as well as our investment outlooks for the relevant sectors

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Scenario-tested several different portfolio structures and recommended what we believed to be the most appropriate for our client

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Worked with the client to develop marketing materials to be used for a fund rollout to the client’s sales force

Wellington's Subadvisory Relationship Management team has extensive experience in helping mutual fund companies and other clients solve business-related and investment challenges. We support our clients’ sales forces and offer educational programs on subadvised products, general investment information, and market trends.

Rob Ball, CFA, Associate Director of the Client Group

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We explore the long-term investment trends associated with global aging through the story of Fang, a fictional Chinese retiree living in 2050.
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September 2021

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Investing in innovation: Disruption is everywhere
We outline our definition of innovation and answer questions about our views on the breadth and depth of the innovation opportunity, how we identify and compare disruptive companies across industries, and the importance of robust research capabilities — including a private-equity mindset and strong ESG expertise.
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September 2021
Investing in innovation: Disruption is everywhere
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Adapting to climate change: Investing in the resiliency imperative
As the risks of climate change increase, so does the need to build resiliency. Members of our Climate Research Team discuss why they believe demand for climate adaptation solutions could grow exponentially, and how they think about investing in solutions for a range of climate variables, including heat, flooding, wildfires, and water scarcity.
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September 2021
Adapting to climate change: Investing in the resiliency imperative
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Chris Goolgasian
 CFA, CPA, CAIA
Erika Murphy
 CFA, CAIA
Chinese government bonds: How do they measure up in a multi-asset framework?
As China's bond market continues to grow in size and liquidity, we consider the potential role the country's government bonds can play in diversifying a broader sovereign portfolio, improving yields, and offsetting equity risk.
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August 2021
Chinese government bonds: How do they measure up in a multi-asset framework?
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Monthly Market Snapshot: July 2021
A monthly update on equity, fixed income, currency, and commodity markets.
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August 2021
Monthly Market Snapshot: July 2021
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<p style="font-size: 13px; margin:7px 0;">FUTURE THEMES | SOCIETY</p>The future of youth: Education, entertainment, and relationships transformed
Through the story of Aisha, a hypothetical future teenager in India, we explore how technological disruption will transform how young people prepare for work through education, their forms of entertainment, and how they develop new relationships.
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August 2021

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<p style="font-size: 13px; margin:7px 0;">FUTURE THEMES | SCIENCE</p>Robots won’t take our jobs (and other reasons to be excited about factory automation)
We profile three key areas in the future of factory automation – collaborative robotics, the industrial software revolution, and the economic and social implications of automation – and explore the investment opportunities this innovation creates.
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August 2021

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Asia equity investing: The contrarian advantage
An approach targeting underappreciated or misunderstood assets may be particularly suited to Asia market dynamics and to the current potentially reflationary environment.
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August 2021
Asia equity investing: The contrarian advantage
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