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Factors

Parametric provides cost-efficient, risk-controlled access to a suite of 14 different factor strategies across US and developed international equities.

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Securities displaying certain characteristics, or factors, tend to exhibit higher return potential over time. Your clients can customize a factor-based portfolio to express unique investment views. You can apply these strategies to customized portfolios, which allow for additional customization options such as responsible investing and active tax management.

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How factor investing works

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Advisors and clients prioritize their preferred factors.

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We provide a portfolio with high exposure to stocks exhibiting the desired factor characteristics.
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Clients can customize the portfolio with active tax management and ESG guidelines.

Three ways to invest

Single factors

Parametric identifies stocks that exhibit these individual characteristics.

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Multifactor combinations

Choose from premade combinations of popular factors.

Custom factor strategies

Build your own customized exposures through a blend of strategies based on
your client’s needs or by combining factor strategies with a cap-weighted index.

Why choose Parametric?

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$4.6B+

Factor solutions AUM



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$366B

Total firm AUM



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14

Proprietary factor strategies



As of 9/30/2022

Intended benefits of factors

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Efficient exposure

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Our thoughtful approach to factor design and research-based portfolio construction doesn’t compromise other aspects of investment management.

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After-tax return

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We use a systematic tax management approach to capture tax alpha opportunities.

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Consultative approach

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We work with clients to understand their current portfolios and how to more efficiently replicate existing risk factors while promoting opportunities for higher after-tax returns.

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