Savant Capital Management

Savant Capital Management

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190 Buckley Drive

Rockford, IL 61107

815-227-0300

savantcapital.com

No. advisers: 136

AUM: $5,359,364,571

Asset Breakdown

Staff
Employees 136
Clients
High-net-worth individuals 26-50%
Financial planning clients N/A
High-net-worth client assets Up to 75%
Compensation
Percentage of assets under management Yes
Hourly charges Yes
Subscription fees No
Fixed fees Yes
Commissions No
Performance-based fees No
Total AUM Total Accounts Avg. Account AUM
Discretionary $5,359,364,571 4,315 $1,242,031
Non-discretionary 0 0 $0
Total $5,359,364,571 4,315 $1,242,031

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*Methodology: InvestmentNews qualified 1,937 firms headquartered in the United States based on data reported on Form ADV to the Securities and Exchange Commission as of November 1, 2017. To qualify, firms must have met the following criteria: (1) latest ADV filing date is either on or after January 1, 2016, (2) total AUM is at least $100M, (3) does not have employees who are registered representatives of a broker-dealer, (4) provided investment advisory services to clients during its most recently completed fiscal year, (5) no more than 50% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to pooled investment vehicles (other than investment companies), (6) no more than 25% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to pension and profit-sharing plans (but not the plan participants), (7) no more than 25% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to corporations or other businesses, (8) does not receive commissions, (9) provides financial planning services, (10) is not actively engaged in business as a broker-dealer (registered or unregistered), (11) is not actively engaged in business as a registered representative of a broker-dealer, (12) has neither a related person who is a broker-dealer/municipal securities dealer/government securities broker or dealer (registered or unregistered) nor one who is an insurance company or agency.

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