Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) has introduced Active
Opportunity ETF PortfoliosSM investments and
Active Diversified Yield Portfolios, the latest in the Active
Portfolios investments family. Active Portfolios investments
are a series of easy-to-use, professionally managed portfolios designed
for long-term investors seeking increased diversification and risk
Active Opportunity ETF Portfolios investments are a series of 12
portfolios designed to provide strong returns in all market
environments. Four portfolio strategists; Ameriprise Financial, Dreyfus,
Innealta Capital, and F-Squared Investments use a tactical asset
allocation investment methodology to make asset allocation and
investment recommendations for the portfolios. TAA strategists work to
understand the implications of demographic, social, political and
economic changes across the globe on investment returns in addition to
Active Diversified Yield Portfolios are a series of four portfolios
designed to meet specific yield targets, while covering client fees and
addressing long-term inflation. Wilshire Associates, the portfolio
strategist, makes asset allocation and investment selection
recommendations for the portfolios.
?The Active Portfolios investments platform has evolved into a
family of close to 50 portfolios giving individual investors a wide
range of diverse, sophisticated, yet simple-to-use product choices,"
said Sarah McKenzie, Executive Vice President of Wealth Management
Products and Solutions at Ameriprise Financial. ?These advice-embedded
products utilize professional asset managers working constantly to
control the investments, freeing advisors to spend more time on the
clients overall financial picture.?
In addition to the new portfolios, Active Accumulation Portfolios®
and Active Income Portfolios® investments, the first
two series in the Active Portfolios investments family, have been
enhanced and will be managed by the asset allocation team at Columbia
Management. This team will now have access to more than 40 Columbia and
RiverSource Funds to build out these portfolios.
About Ameriprise Financial
Ameriprise Financial, Inc. is a
diversified financial services company serving the comprehensive
financial planning needs of the mass affluent and affluent. For more
information, visit Ameriprise.com.
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. is the investment manager for Active
Opportunity ETF Portfolios investments and Active Diversified Yield
Portfolios. Wilshire Funds Management, a business unit of Wilshire
Associates (?Wilshire®?), Dreyfus, F-Squared Investments, and Innealta
Capital serve as portfolio strategists to construct and monitor the
model portfolios. They do not have any discretionary authority or
control with respect to purchasing or selling securities or making
investments for investors. Wilshire, Dreyfus, F-Squared Investments and
Innealta Capital are not affiliated with Ameriprise Financial.
Wilshire is a registered service mark of Wilshire Associates
Incorporated, Santa Monica, California.
Securities products offered through Columbia Management Investment
Distributors, Inc., member FINRA. Advisory services provided by Columbia
Management Investment Advisers, LLC.
Brokerage, investment and financial advisory services are made available
through Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA and SIPC. Some
products and services may not be available in all jurisdictions or to
all clients. Please review the Ameriprise® Managed Accounts Client
Disclosure Brochure or if you have elected a consolidated advisory fee
relationship, the Ameriprise Managed Accounts and Financial Planning
Service Combined Disclosure Brochure, for a full description of services
offered, including fees and expenses.
There are risks associated with fixed-income investments, including
credit risk, interest rate risk, and prepayment and extension risk. In
general, bond prices rise when interest rates fall and vice versa. This
effect is usually more pronounced for longer-term securities.
Investment products are not federally or FDIC insured, are not
deposits or obligations of, or guaranteed by, any financial institution,
and involve investment risks including possible loss of principal and
fluctuation in value.
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Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Chris Reese, 612-678-5401