Literature Category: Quantitative Portfolios

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A Tracking Error Primer
White Papers
Format: pdf
Publication Date: 01/14

For Advisor Use Only - Understanding the dimensions of risk is critical to both constructing a portfolio and evaluating managers. The goal of this research brief is to provide a deeper understanding of one particular dimension of portfolio risk: tracking error.

Guide to Quantitative Portfolios
Investment Solutions
Format: pdf
Publication Date: 06/15

Quantitative Portfolios (“QPs”) are separately managed accounts designed and constructed to offer several primary attributes, including: cost-efficient exposure to beta, tax-efficiency, and the ability to be customized. At their core, QPs are passively managed, and are structured to provide a pre-tax return similar to a broad-based benchmark index at a cost that is competitive with ETFs. We attempt to enhance after-tax return through active tax management. As their name suggests, the portfolios are constructed quantitatively, with risk assessment and tax management considerations being the sole criteria.

PMC Quantitative Portfolios
Investment Solutions
Format: pdf
Publication Date: 03/15

Investors have unique needs, especially with regard to tax considerations. With PMC’s Quantitative Portfolios, advisors can deliver a flexible, cost-effective solution that is geared towards helping make tax-smart investing easier.

PMC Quantitative Portfolios - Overview of Portfolio Construction and Ongoing Portfolio Management
Investment Solutions
Format: pdf
Publication Date: 01/14

Quantitative Portfolios (“QPs”) are separately managed accounts designed and constructed to offer several primary attributes, including: cost-efficient exposure to beta, tax-efficiency, and the ability to be customized. At their core, QPs are passively managed, and are structured to provide a pre-tax return similar to a broad-based benchmark index at a cost that is competitive with ETFs. We attempt to enhance after-tax return through active tax management. As their name suggests, the portfolios are constructed quantitatively, with risk assessment and tax management considerations being the sole criteria.