We Succeed When Our Clients Succeed
We believe that we succeed only when our clients succeed. We do everything in our power to foster their success, but our work for our clients is always 100% ethical. Simply put, our ambition is to be the most trusted investment firm in the world.
Each and every team member at AB is dedicated to the mission of creating better futures for our clients. To do this, we have developed a shared set of values that guides us in our day-to-day actions and behaviors. These values are:
Accountability —We each take personal responsibility not only for setting professional goals but also for achieving them. We never break a promise to a colleague or a client.
Honesty —We adhere to the highest ethical standards firmwide. We are frank and open in our dealings with each other and with our clients.
Humility —We listen intently and respectfully to the opinions and ideas of others, and seek consensus through openness and empathy.
Team Orientation —We know that each individual’s energy and efforts are multiplied exponentially when we all have a common set of values and goals. We pull together to share our resources and support each other unconditionally.
Confidence —Because we take personal responsibility for our actions and are not afraid to speak openly and frankly with our colleagues and clients, we are confident in our ideas and our actions for the firm.
We also celebrate intellectual curiosity, creativity, inventiveness and service. All of these traits drive us to continue to deliver some of the most trusted research and smartest advice in our industry—bolstering our tradition of delivering remarkable long-term financial performance for our clients.
We Are Relentlessly Ingenious
Whether you are a summer intern, a new associate or a seasoned professional, you will quickly sense something unique at our firm. We call this our culture of relentless ingenuity.
Relentlessness gives us physicality and continuously moves us forward. We want to win for our clients, and we are both tenacious and resolute as we pursue this goal. We are also courageous in championing our ideas.
We balance our relentlessness with ingenuity, which we consider an intellectual trait. We are endlessly curious, always seeking to transform stale ideas and received wisdom into fresh insights and bold new ways to help our clients succeed. Using our firm’s impeccable research as a base, our ingenuity allows us to be open to new possibilities and nimble in making them a reality.