Targeted. Tailored. Experienced.
FR Risk Management is an investment consulting service that provides client-focused due diligence, alternative investment product recommendations, educational tools, and quarterly updates. Using our proprietary risk analysis techniques, we prepare investment committee reports and risk disclosure forms to guide asset allocation decisions in the alternative investment industry.
FR Risk Management’s experts help clients identify their risk profile and then suggest alternative investments that align with that profile. We also act as an industry advocate, discussing concerns with sponsors and, when possible, encouraging changes in product terms. We foster longstanding relationships with both sponsors and financial services clients, providing ongoing due diligence support in the ever-changing market and regulatory environment.
FR Risk Management: How It Works
After signing an engagement letter, we meet to review the firm’s risk profile, current practices, and alternative investment platform and point out if any current products appear inconsistent with the firm’s objectives.
After completing the initial review, FR Risk Management performs due diligence on products that meet the firm’s risk profile and may enhance their alternative investment platform.
Once a firm approves a product, FR Risk Management provides ongoing risk disclosures and analysis on the public non-traded programs to satisfy a client’s regulatory compliance obligations and to monitor fluctuations in product risks. To learn more about FR Risk Management’s custom investment consulting services, contact Scott@FactRight.com.
Recent Blogs from FactRight
Four Steps Financial Planners Can Take to Use Alternative Investments Confidently and Prudently
by Mario Nardone on August 17, 2017 at 9:01 am
Financial planners tend to enjoy (or at least prefer) spending time with their clients, helping detangle and re-organize many facets of their finances, and encouraging them to live enriched and fulfilling lives, to borrow oft-cited adjectives from their corporate missions. Running a holistic practice and maintaining expertise on a broad swath of topics from insurance to taxes can leave little room on their calendars for investment due diligence, yet many advisors lose sleep over whether or not they are fulfilling their fiduciary duty in this aspect of their practice. […]
What are the Costs of a Low Integrity Environment?
by Kristy Grant-Hart on August 10, 2017 at 6:49 pm
Fines. Loss of share value. Firings. Public shame.&nbs […]
Socially Conscious Due Diligence
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Kemp H. Hanley) on August 8, 2017 at 11:00 am
Socially conscious investing has captured increased buzz recently. Generally, it involves investing in companies that are committed to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) causes, or else avoiding companies that engage in “sin” industries. As can be expected, iShares, Vanguard and others have developed funds that target the socially responsible investor. According to the United States Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investments, ESG currently captures $1 for every $6 under professional management in the United States. According University of Oxford researchers: […]
LA Laker Lessons: What the NBA Can Teach Us About Succession Planning
by email@example.com (FactRight) on July 11, 2017 at 7:07 pm
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Why Risk Mitigation is Key to an Effective Investment Strategy
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Scott Smith) on June 13, 2017 at 10:14 pm
Risk and its relation to the client's life should always be considered when making investment recommendations. As we’ve noted in past blog posts, risk management is something that shouldn’t be an afterthought to an investment strategy. Address risk up front when defining a client’s goals and objectives. It’s crucial to integrate a risk analysis into the portfolio-planning stage, not after the fact.&nbs […]
The Corporate Ethical Culture: Its Place in a Due Diligence Review
by email@example.com (Scott Smith) on May 23, 2017 at 10:03 pm
Most advisors agree that an issuer’s or investment sponsor’s ethics are becoming more and more important to investors. Surveys show that among younger investors, especially Millennials, whether a company operates in an ethical and socially-conscious environment and makes ethics an across-the-board priority is a highly important factor in their investment decisions. […]
How Financial Advisors Can Stand Out in a Congested Marketplace
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Scott Smith) on May 16, 2017 at 8:14 pm
Many advisors have difficulty differentiatingtheir practices and themselves from other advisors. How do you convince investors that you are the best advisor to handle their assets? In the current competitive climate, identifying your key features and benefits is vital to building a solid client portfolio. Here are some practical and objective ways to help you stand out from everyone else. […]
How RIAs Can Take Advantage of Digital Trends
by email@example.com (Scott Smith) on May 12, 2017 at 3:34 pm
Today’s investors are savvier and not shy about demanding what they want. They seek transparency, easy account access and transacting ability, higher yields and lower fees. One significant reason is the access to nearly unlimited information that has come with the proliferation of the internet. More than ever before, investors have information at their fingertips. They come to their advisors more informed — and sometimes more misinformed — than ever before.&nbs […]
How Financial Advisors Can Attract and Retain the Right Client Prospects
by firstname.lastname@example.org (Scott Smith) on May 9, 2017 at 9:42 pm
Whether you are an advisor just starting in your career or are well stocked with long-term clients, thinking about where new clients will come from—and how to keep them—never stops. If you have an existing book of business, you will undoubtedly lose some clients over time, even if their reasons for leaving have nothing to do with you. Eventually, you’ll need to replace them. […]
Five Tips to Maintaining a Strong Client/Advisor Relationship
by email@example.com (Scott Smith) on May 4, 2017 at 10:01 pm
You have likely been on the client-side of a client/advisor relationship at one point and have plenty to say about what the advisor did right and what the advisor did wrong. Yet, being on the advisor side, you know that it is still not always easy to develop a deep professional relationship with every client. There are so many personal factors that affect how people interact with each other, that preaching a set of behavioral rules set in stone seems futile. Yet, if you take a look at the big picture, some clarity is possible. […]