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Christian Brothers Investment Services, Inc.

PRI reporting framework 2017

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Basic Information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services you offer.

% of assets under management (AUM) in ranges

01.2. Additional information. [Optional]

In addition to providing investment products to the Catholic institutional market, for many investors in our pooled funds, CBIS also provides the following services:

  • Investment policy review
  • Asset allocation recommendation
  • Rebalancing policy/implementation
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Disbursal policy development


OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.

United States

02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

58 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

As of December 31, 2016, CBIS had 58 FTE employees. This number includes 4 FTE positions that were vacant in our US and Global operations.

CBIS is incorporated in the State of Illinois. Its principal office is in New York City, with additional offices in Chicago and San Francisco. We are a for-profit firm and an SEC-registered investment adviser.

We have a wholly-owned subsidiary, CBIS Financial Services, Inc., which is a broker-dealer that primarily acts in that capacity in connection with the offer and sale of interests in our pooled funds (CUIT).  CBIS Financial Services is a member of FINRA.

We have a wholly-owned subsidiary, CBIS Global srl, which is headquartered in Rome, Italy.  CBIS Global srl provides services to the investors in CBIS Global Funds plc, an investment company incorporated with limited liability in Ireland and established as an umbrella fund with segregated liability between Funds pursuant to the European Communities (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities Regulations).

OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.


04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year, excluding subsidiaries you have chosen not to report on.

Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.4. Additional information. [Optional]

CBIS manages approximately $6.5 billion USD in assets for more than 600 Catholic organizations worldwide.

CBIS does not currently track assets that are advisory in nature. The numbers presented are an estimate of the total, which fluctuates on a monthly and quarterly basis. Of that total, $649.3 million were in Individually Managed Portfolios at year-end of 2016.

OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.

06.1. How you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)


Listed equity 0 0 >50% 60.1
Fixed income 0 0 10-50% 39.9
Private equity 0 0 0 0
Property 0 0 0 0
Infrastructure 0 0 0 0
Commodities 0 0 0 0
Hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash 0 0 0 0
Other (1), specify 0 0 0 0
Other (2), specify 0 0 0 0

06.2. Publish our asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown

07.1. Provide to the nearest 5% the percentage breakdown of your Fixed Income AUM at the end of your reporting year, using the following categories.

Externally managed
40 SSA
15 Corporate (financial)
20 Corporate (non-financial)
25 Securitised
Total 100%

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.

08.1. Provide a breakdown of your organisation’s externally managed assets between segregated mandates and pooled funds.

Asset class breakdown
Segregated mandate(s)
Pooled fund(s)
[a] Listed equity
[b] Fixed income - SSA
[c] Fixed income – Corporate (financial)
[d] Fixed income – Corporate (non-financial)
[e] Fixed income – Securitised
Total externally managed assets
Please ensure the entire table
(both columns combined)
totals to 100%

08.2. Additional information. [Optional]

OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

09.1. Indicate the breakdown of your organisation’s AUM by market.



Developed Markets



Emerging, Frontier and Other Markets


09.2. Additional information. [Optional]