Identifying superior managers in each asset class is a strength that differentiates Tiedemann and we apply rigorous evaluation of our third-party investment managers responsible, ESG, and impact approach. We have developed a very formal, disciplined process for evaluating, approving and reviewing managers, giving us a high degree of confidence in the managers we select to implement our investment themes within clients’ accounts. Tiedemann’s Investment Group is responsible for conducting initial diligence on all investment strategiesand structures, including index funds, exchange-traded funds, mutual funds, closed-end mutual funds, hedge funds, private investments, separately managed accounts and certain publicly traded companies. We take a fully integrated approach to manager research and we do not silo impact/ESG and conventional research efforts. Each analyst on the investment team vetsboth conventional and impact strategies. Combining the expertise of our conventional analysts with the specialized knowledge of our impact team hasled to a cross-fertilization of insight and experience that has proven to be invaluable when researching impact managers.