First Republic Founders Index Outperformed the S&P 500 by 46% in Its First Year
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The First Republic Founders IndexSM is an equity benchmark of publicly traded companies, in which the founder or founders are actively involved and remain a key influence in their strategies.(1) The First Republic Founders IndexSM was up 29.7% since its inception on
“The first-year performance of the First Republic Founders IndexSM further supports our investment thesis that founders’ leadership, drive, clarity of vision, and strong focus on clients and culture are key strategic advantages in generating superior performance,” said
Currently encompassing more than 400 U.S. equities, the First Republic Founders IndexSM is designed to uniquely track and capture founder-led and -influenced success through applying a quantitative, rules-based, equal-weighted approach, agnostic of sector. These companies generally display certain consistent characteristics, including the ability to move quickly and innovate, commitment to client satisfaction, focus on culture, and long-term view of the business.
The Index commenced on
First Republic Private Wealth Management, which includes
This announcement is not an offering, solicitation or recommendation for any security nor does it constitute an offer to provide investment advisory or other services. Investing in securities involves the risk of loss. It is not possible to invest directly in an unmanaged index without fees or expenses.
Investment, insurance and advisory products and services, and foreign exchange transactions, are not
The First Republic Founders IndexSM defines a founder-influenced company, for inclusion in the Index, as one in which the founder or founders serve in a key executive role and/or on its board of directors.
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