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Risk Management is Foundational to Our Approach

Measuring risk and return drives our investment decisions

Investment Strategies & Portfolio Management

The foundation of Fort Washington’s investment approach is based on a set of principles that are explicitly focused on our clients and designed to help ensure the success of each client. We apply fundamentally diligent processes that are repeatable and value driven. Our mission is to enrich our clients with attractive investment returns, proactive and strategic advice, decisive action, and a commitment to integrity and excellence.

Public Equity Strategies

Public Equity Strategies

Enhanced Dividend Equity

Seeks a high level of current income and long-term growth of capital by investing in dividend-paying, large cap equity securities

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Focused Equity

Places a priority on protecting against the permanent loss of capital while seeking to outperform the Russell 3000 Index over a full market cycle

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International Equity

Seeks to outperform the MSCI EAFE Index over a full market cycle with an emphasis on higher returns on capital, growing revenues, low debt, and attractive valuations

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Large Cap Focused Equity

Places a priority on protecting against the permanent loss of capital and seeks to outperform in various phases of the market cycle

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Midstream Energy/MLP

Seeks to provide attractive total return and outperform the Alerian MLP Index over a full market cycle. While yield is a consideration, the portfolio is managed to maximize total return
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Small Company Equity

Seeks to outperform the Russell 2000 Index with enhanced downside protection and less volatility over a full market cycle
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Fixed Income Strategies

Fixed Income Strategies

Active Corporate Fixed Income

Seeks to outperform the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Credit Index through a relative value orientation which considers fundamental credit analysis as well as sector, quality and yield curve placement

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Core Fixed Income

Seeks to outperform the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate over a full market cycle by covering the global fixed income universe while tactically adjusting risk exposure within a relative value framework

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Emerging Markets Debt

Seeks to outperform the JP Morgan EMBI Global Diversified benchmark by 100 to 150 basis points gross of fees on an annualized basis over the course of a market cycle

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Flexible Income

 Seeks a high level of current income with a focus on capital preservation by investing in income producing fixed income and equity securities
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Full Discretion Fixed Income

Seeks to outperform the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate over a full market cycle by covering the global fixed income universe while tactically adjusting risk exposure within a relative value framework

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High Yield Fixed Income

Seeks to outperform over a full market cycle by protecting principal in periods of market decline while providing a stable base of income across all periods

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Intermediate Fixed Income

Seeks to outperform the Bloomberg Barclays Intermediate Aggregate over a full market cycle by covering the global fixed income universe while tactically adjusting risk exposure within a relative value framework
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Ultra Short Duration

Seeks maximum total return consistent with the preservation of capital. Interest rate risk is managed by maintaining an effective duration of one year or less under normal market conditions. 
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Private Equity Strategies

Private Equity

As a private equity funds-of-funds manager, FW Capital is active in both the primary and secondary markets. We provide our clients with commingled fund strategies to fit your investment needs within the private equity asset class.
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Insurance Solutions Strategy

Insurance Solutions

Fort Washington’s roots are in insurance asset management. We are the primary advisor to multiple insurance subsidiaries of our parent company, Western & Southern Financial Group, as well as numerous insurance clients in the life and property & casualty industries.

We offer solutions across a diverse range of market sectors in both fixed income and public equity. Our solutions range from overall broad market portfolio management to yield-enhancing strategies through various sector-specific capabilities.
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IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES
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