EARNEST Partners LLC manages assets for clients around the world, including corporate pension plans, state and municipal pension plans, jointly-trusteed plans, foundations and endowments. They also manage portfolios for high net worth individuals through the platforms of some of the largest broker dealers in the world. EARNEST Partners is a fundamental, bottom-up investor; their investment decisions focus on the merits of individual securities. The firm believes the best investment decisions are thoughtfully distilled from a pool of expertise, and they are pleased to offer their clients a team with the experience and the network to assess the relevant geopolitical issues, demographic trends and cultural considerations impacting their investments. They believe that identifying the most attractive investment opportunities takes a global focus.