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Investment philosophy and process

Risk management

Independent oversight, daily monitoring.

SEI’s Investment Management Unit’s (IMU) multi-asset risk-management system provides a consistent view of risk across asset classes—with a distinct separation between risk oversight and portfolio management to preserve objectivity.

IMU’s Risk Management Team is responsible for determining whether the risks of SEI’s investment strategies are consistent with their mandates. The team develops and monitors risk guidelines and measures for the entire spectrum of our investment offerings. This active risk-mitigation program includes frequent and regular monitoring of assigned portfolio tolerances and deviations.

The team reports directly to the head of our Investment Management Unit, which helps maintain impartiality and allows for immediate access to and support from senior management.

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Important Information

This information should not be relied upon by the reader as research or investment advice, nor should it be construed as a recommendation to purchase or sell a security. The reader should consult with their financial professional for more information.

Statements that are not factual in nature, including opinions, projections and estimates, assume certain economic conditions and industry developments and constitute only current opinions that are subject to change without notice.  Nothing herein is intended to be a forecast of future events, or a guarantee of future results. 

There are risks involved with investing, including loss of principal. There is no assurance the goals of the strategies discussed will be met. Diversification may not protect against market risk. The value of an investment and any income from it can go down as well as up. Investors may get back less than the original amount invested. Returns may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. Investment may not be suitable for everyone.

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Information provided in Canada by SEI Investments Canada Company, the Manager of the SEI Funds in Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of SEI Investments Company.