Deutsche Bank is a leading global investment bank with a strong private client franchise. A leader in Germany and Europe, the bank is continuously growing in North America, Asia and key emerging markets. With more than 100,000 employees in 73 countries, Deutsche Bank offers unparalleled financial services throughout the world. The bank competes to be the leading global provider of financial solutions for demanding clients creating exceptional value for its shareholders and people.
State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) is one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors.
ING U.S. Investment Management (ING U.S. IM), which plans to rebrand as Voya Investment Management in May 2014, is a leading active asset management firm. As of December 31, 2013, ING U.S. IM manages approximately $204 billion for affiliated and external institutions as well as individual investors. Drawing on over 40 years of experience and an ongoing commitment to reliable investing, ING U.S. IM has the resources and expertise to provide long-term investors with strong investment results.
PwC US helps organizations and individuals create the value they're looking for. We're a member of the PwC network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people. As a leading provider of assurance, tax and advisory services, we audit more hedge funds than any other firm and provide services to almost three-quarters of the top 100 hedge funds.
Standard Life Investments is a leading global asset manager offering a wide range of investment solutions backed by our distinctive Focus on Change investment philosophy, disciplined risk management and shared commitment to a culture of investment excellence. Our investment capabilities span equities, bonds, real estate, private equity, multi-asset and absolute return strategies. As of December 31, 2013, we manage $304.9 billion on behalf of clients worldwide. Standard Life Investments (USA) has provided investment management services in the US since 2002 with a focus on public and corporate pension plans, endowments and foundations, investment consultants and large financial institutions.
Institutional Investor magazine gave this firm one of only eight "A" grades that it handed out.
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