Fisher Investments Achieves Fiduciary Excellence Certification
Company’s 401(k) Solutions Group Recognized by Center for Fiduciary Excellence
CAMAS, Wash., April 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions has been recognized by the prestigious Center for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX®) and received its Fiduciary Excellence certification. Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions has achieved CEFEX® certification following an independent assessment of the company’s investment management processes, investment strategy implementation and other practices demonstrating the adherence to the highest fiduciary standards. Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions joins an elite group of companies that have achieved CEFEX® certification.
The Center for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX®) is an independent, US-based organization that certifies financial services firms and investment managers that meet globally recognized standards of fiduciary conduct and investment management. CEFEX® certified companies undergo annual assessments to ensure continued adherence to the highest fiduciary standards and consistent, excellent customer service.
“We are honored to be recognized by CEFEX® for providing exceptional service and investment solutions that always put our clients’ interests first,” said Nathan Fisher, Senior Executive Vice President of Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions. “This certification is a reflection of our continued commitment to our customers, their employees and retirees.”
Carlos Panksep, vice president of the Center for Fiduciary Excellence, added, “CEFEX® certification provides assurance to investors that Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions adheres to the highest fiduciary standard in the industry. This indicates that the interests of the company are fully aligned with those of the investors.
The CEFEX® certification program is based on companies meeting requirements set by US regulators and legislation, such as the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Uniform Prudent Investor Act (UPIA), the Uniform Prudent Investor Institutional Funds Management Act (UPMIFA), and the Model Public Employees Retirement Schemes Administration Act (MMPERSA).
Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions is specifically certified to provide discretionary advisory services to pension plans as an investment manager under Section 3(38) of ERISA and other plan services. The official registration for Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions is available here and the independent CEFEX® Valuation Report is available here. To learn more about CEFEX® certification, visit cefex.org.
About Fisher Investments
Fisher Investments is an independent, fee-based investment advisor. As of 12/31/2021, Fisher Investments and its subsidiaries manage more than $208 billion assets globally — more $163 billion for private investors, $42 billion for institutional investors and $2 billion for US small and medium-sized business pension plans. Fisher Investments manages four main business groups: US Private Client, Institutional, Private Client International and 401(k) Solutions, which serve a global clientele of diverse investors. Not all strategies are offered/sold in all jurisdictions. Founder and Executive Chairman Ken Fisher wrote the Forbes Column “Portfolio Strategy” from 1984 to 2016, making him the longest-serving continuous columnist in the magazine’s history. In recent years, Ken’s columns have been featured regularly in major media outlets in nearly every Western European country as well as major Asian countries, covering more countries and more volume than any other columnist of any type in the world. ‘story. Ken is also the author of 11 books, including four New York Times bestsellers on finance and investing. For more information about Fisher Investments, please visit www.fisherinvestments.com.
About Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions
Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions is dedicated to providing superior retirement plan services to small and medium businesses and their employees. Fisher’s unique service offering is built on more than 40 years of successful wealth management experience and includes our flexible investment platform with institutional-grade funds. Our clients benefit from the ongoing support of a dedicated retirement advisor whose goal is to facilitate the management of a company pension plan, while helping employees plan a dignified retirement. For more information on Fisher Investments 401(k) solutions, please visit http://www.fisher401k.com/.
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