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How manager Mar Vista grew its AUM by 6,775 percent in 11 years

Since it was founded in 2007, assets under management at US investment firm Mar Vista Investment Partners' assets have ballooned to USD 5.5 billion from USD 80 million. Its co-founder and managing director reveals the recipe behind this growth and how the stock market crash in 2008 came in handy for the then newly-established money manager.

Jay Pollitt is managing director at Mar Vista Investment Partners, based in California, and with USD 5.5 billion in assets under management. | Photo: PR

Choosing November 2007 as the point to found an independent equity boutique might not have seemed optimal timing in retrospect, but for US-based Mar Vista Investment Partners the stock market crash did not end up bankrupting the firm before it even got underway.

On the contrary, assets under management which were initially USD 80 million in 2007, have grown to USD 5.5 billion today, and belong to a client base that includes corporations, endowments, pension funds and high net worth individuals.

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