EARNEST Partners

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EARNEST Partners is an employee-owned institutional investment management firm that focuses on fundamentally sound, sustainable investment opportunities through multiple economic cycles. The firm employs a fundamental and statistical analysis with a bottom-up stock picking approach to make its equity investments while it utilizes a credit and a fundamental analysis to make its fixed income investments.



The firm’s investment objective is to outperform the assigned benchmark while seeking to control volatility and risk.

Fixed Income

The firm manages fixed income portfolios ranging from short to long duration targets. Benchmarks include both total return indices and client liabilities. 


The firm has developed a number of bespoke strategies for its separate account clients.

Assets under management: US$20 billion (as of December 31, 2020)