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Our parent firm, Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc., is home to a proven investment organization that uses a dynamic process designed to uncover investable ideas every day.
It's a process the investment team, encompassing our affiliates Waddell & Reed Investment Management Co. and Ivy Investment Management Co., started decades ago. Today, it is integral to what we believe to be the best culture for investment management - one that stresses group collaboration to create our best thinking, and individual portfolio manager accountability to implement it.
With a team of analysts assigned to companies, industries and sectors around the world, regardless of geography, this daily interactions uncovers key ideas daily on behalf of investors.
Waddell & Reed’s investment process is built upon these values:
Collaboration & Accountability
The exchange of information makes portfolio managers more knowledgeable. Individual accountability holds us to the highest standards.
We believe wealth is built by protecting assets in challenging markets through an unrelenting focus on risk management.
We do our own research throughout the world, analyzing companies rather than relying solely on widely available research produced by others.
Waddell & Reed Investment Management Company serves as investment advisor to the Waddell & Reed Advisors Group of Mutual Funds. Ivy Investment Management Company serves as investment advisor to the Ivy Funds, Ivy Variable Insurance Portfolios, and Ivy InvestEd 529 Plan Portfolios.