100WHF Leadership Council is a select group of international banks, alternative investment firms, asset management firms and others in the industry who support the long run mission of 100 Women in Finance.
The Leadership Council involves a one to three year financial commitment on the part of its members. In addition to supporting the educational and philanthropic goals of 100 Women in Finance, the Leadership Council commitment will provide funding to provide additional infrastructure and the necessary paid resources to aid our existing volunteer-driven organization and to facilitate the global expansion of 100 Women in Finance.
Our current Leadership Council members are:
- Allianz Global Investors
- Avenue Capital
- Morgan Stanley
- Point72 Asset Management
- Wellington Management
For more details on the benefits of becoming a Leadership Council member, please contact the CEO.
About Allianz Global Investors
Allianz Global Investors is a diversified active investment manager with a strong parent company and a culture of risk management. With 24 offices in 18 countries, we provide global investment and research capabilities with consultative local delivery. We have $496 billion in assets under management for individuals, families and institutions worldwide, and employ over 500 investment professionals.
At Allianz Global Investors, we follow a two-word philosophy: Understand. Act. It describes how we look at the world and how we behave. We aim to stand out as the investment partner our clients trust by listening closely to understand their challenges, then acting decisively to provide them with solutions that meet their needs.
BlackRock is a leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients worldwide. At December 31, 2013, BlackRock’s AUM was $4.324 trillion. BlackRock helps clients meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. Headquartered in New York City, as of December 31, 2013, the firm had approximately 11,400 employees in more than 30 countries and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa. For additional information, please visit the Company’s website at www.blackrock.com
Deloitte’s Hedge Fund practice is a global industry leader working with clients to address issues critical to their business, growth strategy, and their investors. We are committed to being the best professional services firm serving the hedge fund industry which is demonstrated through our investment in our people and our world-class client service model. Deloitte’s global Hedge Fund practice can help solve the most difficult challenges, assist hedge funds in achieving both immediate and long term goals, and provide an independent, strategic perspective. Visit our website www.deloitte.com/us/im to learn more.
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit and hedge funds. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and driving growth and value creation at the asset level. KKR sees tremendous value in and is strongly committed to having a well-rounded, inclusive workplace – one that is reflective of the limited partners we serve, the companies and other stakeholders we partner with, and the communities in which we live and conduct business. KKR invests its own capital alongside its partners' capital and brings opportunities to others through its capital markets business. References to KKR's investments may include the activities of its sponsored funds. For additional information about KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE: KKR), please visit KKR's website at www.kkr.com.
Around the globe, KPMG member firms have 10,000 professionals in 60 international jurisdictions serving investment funds. Our worldwide Alternative Investment member firm network is comprised of more than 10,000 Audit, Tax, and Advisory professionals, including 800 partners, who focus on serving alternative funds and their sponsors in all of the significant industry locations.
Nuveen Investments is guided by a deep commitment to securing lasting value for investors and the financial advisors who serve them. Since 1898, the firm has been a steadfast presence in rapidly changing markets, emerging as a trusted leader in mutual funds, closed-end funds, and separately managed accounts. Today, Nuveen Investments delivers excellence across every major asset class, drawing upon the focused expertise of seven independent affiliates. Each affiliate offers a world-class institutional reputation and proven ability to deliver strong, consistent results over market cycles. Nuveen Investments manages more than $214 billion in assets as of September 30, 2013.
Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company is a leading independent investment firm dedicated to offering strategic alternative investment solutions to the world's preeminent investors. Since its founding in 2000, PAAMCO has focused on investing in hedge funds on behalf of its clients while striving to raise the standard for industry-wide best practices. Headquartered in Irvine, California, with a European office in London, and an Asian office in Singapore, PAAMCO has clients that include large public and private pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, foundations, endowments and financial institutions. The firm is committed to meeting the needs and demands of its global institutional client base.
About Point72 Asset Management
Point72 Asset Management is a family office managing the assets of its founder, Steven A. Cohen, and eligible employees. Point72 primarily invests in discretionary long/short equities and makes significant quantitative and macro investments. The Firm's long/short investment divisions are Point72 Asset Management and EverPoint Asset Management. Cubist Systematic Strategies is its quantitative business, and Rubric Capital is its deep value, multi-strategy business. The Firm is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, and maintains offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Singapore. Point72 Asset Management, L.P. is a family office and does not seek, solicit or accept any external investments. www.Point72.com
UBS draws on its 150-year heritage to serve private, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as retail clients in Switzerland. Its business strategy is centered on its pre-eminent global wealth management businesses and its leading universal bank in Switzerland, complemented by its Global Asset Management business and its Investment Bank, with a focus on capital efficiency and businesses that offer a superior structural growth and profitability outlook. Headquartered in Zurich and Basel, Switzerland, UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide and employs about 60,000 people around the world. It has offices in more than 50 countries, with about 35% of its employees working in the Americas, 36% in Switzerland, 17% in the rest of Europe, the Middle East and Africa and 12% in Asia Pacific.
About Wellington Management
Tracing our history to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world’s largest independent investment management firms. With US$969 billion in assets under management as of 30 June 2016, we serve as a trusted adviser to institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in over 55 countries. Our innovative investment solutions are built on the strength of rigorous, proprietary research and span nearly all segments of the global capital markets, including equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternative strategies. As a private partnership whose sole business is investment management, our long-term views and interests are aligned with those of our clients. We seek to maintain a talented and diverse workforce and to foster an open, collaborative culture of inclusivity, because we believe multiple perspectives lead to more informed investment and business decisions. We welcome people with diverse life experiences, fresh ideas, and specialized subject-matter expertise.