Fisher Investments

Fisher Investments

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5525 NW Fisher Creek Drive

Camas, WA 98607-9911

800-851-8845

fisherinvestments.com

No. advisers: 1,359

AUM: $71,789,691,574

Asset Breakdown

Staff
Employees 1359
Clients
High-net-worth individuals 51-75%
Financial planning clients N/A
High-net-worth client assets Up to 50%
Compensation
Percentage of assets under management Yes
Hourly charges No
Subscription fees No
Fixed fees No
Commissions No
Performance-based fees Yes
Total AUM Total Accounts Avg. Account AUM
Discretionary $71,789,691,574 65,848 $1,090,233
Non-discretionary 0 0 $0
Total $71,789,691,574 65,848 $1,090,233

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