BMO Global Asset Management is the asset management arm of BMO (Bank of Montreal), Canada’s second largest bank. Today we manage over £188 billion* in assets, and have more than 1,500 employees worldwide with our clients gaining access to the experience and local knowledge of teams in our investment centres in London, Chicago, Toronto and Hong Kong. Our offering extends to the F&C funds and investment solutions, and our suite of defined specialist investment boutiques located around the world. Our expertise extends across the full range of asset classes including equities, bonds, liability-driven investment, multi-asset, ethical investing, absolute return, credit strategies, property and alternatives. *Figures as at 31 March 2017
First Trust Global Portfolios Limited ("FTGP") is a UK based affiliate of First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") and First Trust Portfolios L.P. ("FTP") (collectively "First Trust") and distributes a range of First Trust U.S. registered ETFs and Irish domiciled UCITS funds managed by FTA. Our mission is to provide trusted, transparent and superior investment solutions and services that will contribute to the prosperity of our clients. As at 28 February 2017, First Trust had combined global assets under management and supervision of approximately $104.056 billion.*
*Includes assets in unit investment trusts available for investing in the U.S. and where FTP is the sponsor and FTA is the evaluator.
Morgan Stanley Investment Management, together with its investment advisory affiliates, has 581 investment professionals around the world and approximately $421 billion in assets under management or supervision. Morgan Stanley Investment Management strives to provide outstanding long-term investment performance, service and a comprehensive suite of investment management solutions to a diverse client base, which includes governments, institutions, corporations and individuals worldwide.