FIRST TRUST ADVISORS Overview

First Trust Advisors Lp is an investment advisor that manages 104.9 BN dollars in regulatory AUM and has 418 employees, of which 56 perform investment advisory functions.

The manager's has disclosed holdings from 03/31/01 to 09/30/16. The fund's latest filing disclosed 33BN in positions, representing 32% of the manager's regulatory AUM.

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FIRST TRUST ADVISORS Since Last Filing Return Details

Ticker Size Sector Stock Move StockAlpha Attribution Days to Liquidate Trade Crowdedness
FDN 2.23% ETF -3.46% -0.11% 20 2%
FXN 1.96% ETF 6.81% 0.09% 59 2%
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FIRST TRUST ADVISORS Founders and Key Employees

Name Title In Position Since
Mark R. Bradley Managing Director/Chief Financial Officer January-1999
William S. Jardine General Counsel March-1995
Robert S. Hall Managing Director January-2002
Ronald D. Mcalister Managing Director April-1995
Kathleen W. Brown Chief Compliance Officer February-2008
Mark R. Bradley Chief Operating Officer December-2010
Andrew S. Roggensack President December-2010
James A. Bowen Chief Executive Officer December-2010
David G. Mcgarel Managing Director/Chief Investment Officer July-2012
Daniel J. Lindquist Managing Director July-2012

FIRST TRUST ADVISORS Brokers, Custodians, Auditors and Administrators

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FIRST TRUST ADVISORS Investment Strategy

Methods of Analysis, Investment Strategies and Risk of Loss

As noted in Item 4-Advisory Business, FTA provides discretionary investment management services to a variety of institutional and individual clients, including CEFs, ETFs, open-end funds, variable annuity sub-accounts and SMAs. The following discussion summarizes FTA’s investment strategies in general and discusses certain risks of investing in various types of securities. Investors in CEFs, ETFs, open-end funds and variable annuity sub-accounts should also read the applicable funds’ prospectuses, annual and semi-annual reports, and other fund specific materials for a complete description of each fund’s investment strategies and risks. Of course, all investing involves the risk of loss which clients should be prepared to bear.

FTA’s SMA accounts principally involve one or more equity, fixed-income or balanced strategies. (A balanced strategy involves investments in both equity and fixed income securit...
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FIRST TRUST ADVISORS Portfolio Concentration

FIRST TRUST ADVISORS Location

120 E. LIBERTY DRIVE
SUITE 400
WHEATON, Illinois
UNITED STATES, 60187

FIRST TRUST ADVISORS Contact Information

Phone Number: 630-765-8000
Fax Number: 630-765-8610
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