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Gain access to the complete capital market with private funds in full compliance with PCAOB Standards.

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Independence-Approved.

Gain access to the complete capital market with private funds in full compliance with PCAOB Standards.

The Chicago Partners Diversified Funds

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The Diversified Equity Fund (CPDEF)

The Chicago Partners Diversified Equity Fund (CPDEF) uses a blend of strategic equity asset classes to create an asset allocation that targets portfolio growth and capital appreciation while including securities normally off-limits to Big Four professionals due to independence restrictions. 

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The Diversified Income Fund (CPDIF)

The Chicago Partners Diversified Income Fund (CPDIF) uses a combination of fixed income instruments to target an overall portfolio yield of 4.72% while including fixed income and dividend-producing securities normally off-limits to Big Four professionals due to independence restrictions.

The Chicago Partners Diversified Funds

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The Diversified Equity Fund (CPDEF)

The Chicago Partners Diversified Equity Fund (CPDEF) uses a blend of strategic equity asset classes to create an asset allocation that targets portfolio growth and capital appreciation while including securities normally off-limits to Big Four professionals due to independence restrictions. 

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The Diversified Income Fund (CPDIF)

The Chicago Partners Diversified Income Fund (CPDIF) uses a combination of fixed income instruments to target an overall portfolio yield of 4.72% while including fixed income and dividend-producing securities normally off-limits to Big Four professionals due to independence restrictions.

About the Funds: Characteristics

The Diversified Funds are built to give Big Four investors optimum exposure to the market, at an exceptionally low cost.

Exposure to
Full Capital Markets

Portfolio Managers can choose from an unconstrained universe of investment securities.

Third-Party
Oversight

The Diversified Funds are audited by a third-party firm, allowing Big Four Partner investors to invest in these private funds.

Board of Former Big Four
Partners & Executives

The Board that oversees the operations of the funds is made up of former Big Four Partners who are intimately familiar with the compliance and independence restrictions that come with being a Partner

Low-Cost
Management Fee

At 65 bps (0.65%), the total expenses associated with the Diversified Funds stay very low to increase the rate of compounding inside the investor's portfolio.

Equity Growth
& Capital Appreciation

The Diversified Equity Fund (CPDEF) is focused on generating investment return and capital appreciation through focused exposure to different sectors of the global market.

High Target
Income Yield

The Diversified Income Fund (CPDIF) targets an annual yield of 4.72% with the stated objectives of protecting capital and yielding income.

About the Funds: Characteristics

The Diversified Funds are built to give Big Four investors optimum exposure to the market at an exceptionally low cost.

The Wealth Optimization Process

Investors in the Diversified Funds also receive the full suite of Chicago Partners services, including a dedicated team of advisors consisting of a CFP&reg, CFA, and J.D.

The advisory team helps investors set up their financial plans, access their plans using our financial planning tools, and maintain their investment portfolios and financial plans.

Portfolio
Audit

  • Analyzing the portfolio's expenses

  • Identifying opportunities for optimizing investment securities

  • Minimizing excess investment costs and trading costs

  • Recommending diversification, yield, and asset allocation opportunities

Investment Management
for Partners

  • Diversified Equity Fund: Compliance-friendly global equity markets exposure

  • Diversified Income Fund: Compliance-friendly fixed income exposure with a target yield of 4.72%

  • All-in cost of 65 bps (0.65%)

  • Monthly liquidity

Tax Planning
& Preparation

  • Analyzing previous tax returns for optimization opportunities

  • Tax-loss harvesting inside investment accounts

  • Identifying & recommending tax-advantaged investment opportunities

Advanced
Financial Planning

  • Setup & access to eMoney's Wealth Management System (WMS) financial planning software

  • Creation of financial plans, including cash flow plans, retirement plans, education plans, estate plans, insurance plans, & charitable giving plans

Private Banking
& Custom Reporting

  • Assessing low-cost lending solutions

  • Overseeing asset transfers

  • Customized performance reporting

  • Access to the Chicago Partners App (Apply Store & Google Play)

  • Coordination with outside advisors (CPA, attorney, etc.)

The Wealth Optimization Process

Investors in the Diversified Funds also receive the full suite of Chicago Partners services, including a dedicated team of advisors consisting of a CFP&reg, CFA, and J.D.

The advisory team helps investors set up their financial plans, access their plans using our financial planning tools, and maintain their investment portfolios and financial plans.

Portfolio
Audit

  • Analyzing the portfolio's expenses

  • Identifying opportunities for optimizing investment securities

  • Minimizing excess investment costs and trading costs

  • Recommending diversification, yield, and asset allocation opportunities

Investment Management
for Partners

  • Diversified Equity Fund: Compliance-friendly global equity markets exposure

  • Diversified Income Fund: Compliance-friendly fixed income exposure with a target yield of 4.72%

  • All-in cost of 65 bps (0.65%)

  • Monthly liquidity

Tax Planning
& Preparation

  • Analyzing previous tax returns for optimization opportunities

  • Tax-loss harvesting inside investment accounts

  • Identifying & recommending tax-advantaged investment opportunities

Advanced
Financial Planning

  • Setup & access to eMoney's Wealth Management System (WMS) financial planning software

  • Creation of financial plans, including cash flow plans, retirement plans, education plans, estate plans, insurance plans, & charitable giving plans

Private Banking
& Custom Reporting

  • Assessing low-cost lending solutions

  • Overseeing asset transfers

  • Customized performance reporting

  • Access to the Chicago Partners App (Apply Store & Google Play)

  • Coordination with outside advisors (CPA, attorney, etc.)

eMoney's Wealth Management System (WMS)

The Wealth Management System (WMS) is our clients' primary tool for tracking their financial plans. Once they finalize their plan with their advisor, they can use WMS to:

  • Check on their plan's performance
  • Modify current variables within the plan (income, expenses, etc.)
  • Project how certain financial decisions will impact their current plans (i.e. change in retirement date, second home purchase)

The WMS software is available to all Diversified Fund investors and Chicago Partners clients.

eMoney's Wealth Management System (WMS)

The Wealth Management System (WMS) is our clients' primary tool for tracking their financial plans. Once they finalize their plan with their advisor, they can use WMS to:

  • Check on their plan's performance
  • Modify current variables within the plan (income, expenses, etc.)
  • Project how certain financial decisions will impact their current plans (i.e. change in retirement date, second home purchase)

The WMS software is available to all Diversified Fund investors and Chicago Partners clients.

About Chicago Partners Wealth Advisors

Our founders left PwC in 2008 with a vision of optimizing clients' wealth management strategies with a one-stop wealth management solution. 

Since 2008, we have grown to manage over $2.8 billion in assets for over 1,000 households. 

We are always searching for new investment strategies, financial planning strategies, and greater tax efficiency on behalf of our clients.

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High-Net-Worth, Corporate, and Foundation Clients
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Assets Under Management

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Consecutive Years as a Financial Times Top 300 Registered Investment Advisor (RIA)

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Investment, Tax, and Financial Planning Professionals

About Chicago Partners Wealth Advisors

Our founders left PwC in 2008 with a vision of optimizing clients' wealth management strategies with a one-stop wealth management solution. 

Since 2008, we have grown to manage over $2.8 billion in assets for over 1,000 households. 

We are always searching for new investment strategies, financial planning strategies, and greater tax efficiency on behalf of our clients.

0+
High-Net-Worth, Corporate, and Foundation Clients
$0M

Assets Under Management

0

Consecutive Years as a Financial Times Top 300 Registered Investment Advisor (RIA)

0
Investment, Tax, and Financial Planning Professionals

How to Invest in the Diversified Funds

To start the process of investing in the Diversified Funds, contact Wealth Advisor Nick Guido, CFP® ([email protected]) or Managing Partner Jim Hagedorn, CFA ([email protected]).

The process for investing in the funds is as follows:

  1. Determine investment amount and allocation between the Diversified Income Fund and Diversified Equity Fund
  2. Complete the subscription documents
  3. Invest your capital
  4. Both funds provide monthly liquidity

To withdraw capital from the funds, talk with your primary advisor and your capital will be ready for you the following month.

If you have any questions or if you would like to learn more about the Diversified Funds, you can use the form provided. An advisor will respond to your request within one business day.

How to Invest in the Diversified Funds

To start on the process of investing in the Diversified Funds, contact Wealth Advisor Nick Guido, CFP® ([email protected]) or Managing Partner Jim Hagedorn, CFA ([email protected]).

The process for investing in the funds is as follows:

  1. Determine investment amount and allocation between the Diversified Income Fund and Diversified Equity Fund
  2. Complete the subscription documents
  3. Invest your capital
  4. Both funds provide monthly liquidity

To withdraw capital from the funds, talk with your primary advisor and your capital will be ready for you the following month.

If you have any questions or if you would like to learn more about the Independence funds, you can use the form provided. An advisor will respond to your request within one business day.