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Asset Management

Preserving and Growing Your Wealth

Managing substantial wealth is an enormous responsibility. It requires specialized knowledge and custom solutions. As your Chief Investment Officer, we listen and work to understand your comprehensive financial situation and recommend innovative solutions precisely targeted to help you achieve your objectives. From assessing your risks to researching specific investments and much more, we follow a rigorous asset management process to build and maintain a custom portfolio to help you in meeting your goals. Throughout our process, we continuously report and communicate to help ensure we are best meeting your needs.

Our highly customized, institutional-quality investment solutions deliver results designed to reflect your needs and goals.

The Abbot Downing Difference


Clients like you have been our sole focus for more than 40 years. We are dedicated to serving ultra-high-net-worth individuals, families, foundations, and endowments.


We are transparent and objective. We do not accept payment for transactions or for recommending specific investments. Your needs, goals, and best interests are at the heart of everything we do.


We provide custom solutions designed to reflect your specific goals and objectives.


We continually monitor and analyze investment managers to help ensure you work with the industry’s most accomplished professionals.


Through leveraging the vast resources of Wells Fargo, we offer clients access to institutional solutions and market opportunities not widely available to the broader public. Our dedicated due diligence team focuses on identifying unique investment opportunities usually available only to institutions.

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Investment programs require significant oversight and maintenance. Our Chief Investment Officer model helps provide continuity and allows for timely and effective decision making. Some of our strategies and services include:


These aforementioned investments and strategies may carry specific investor qualifications which can include high income and net-worth requirements as well as relatively high investment minimums. Typically, these investments and strategies are open to qualified investors only and carry high costs, substantial risks, and may be highly volatile. There is often limited (or even non-existent) liquidity and a lack of transparency regarding the underlying assets. The investment returns may fluctuate and are subject to market volatility, so that when redeemed or sold, they may be worth more or less than their original cost. An investor may lose their entire investment. There can be no assurances that a manager’s strategy (hedging or otherwise) will be successful or that a manager will use these strategies with respect to all or any portion of a portfolio. They do not represent a complete investment program.

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