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Nevada Trust affiliates with Fraser Management Associates of Vermont

first_imgNevada Trust Company has announced an affiliation with Fraser Management Associates. Fraser is a nationally respected Registered Investment Advisor firm, which owns the Contrary Opinion Forum. For the past 50 years, investment professionals from across North America, Europe and Asia have gathered each year in Vermont to share investment ideas and listen to respected pioneers in the business. The Forum is believed to be the longest continuously running investment related conference in the nation. Explained David Thorson, vice president and treasurer of Nevada Trust Company, ‘ Our affiliation with Fraser is the latest in a series of strategic affiliations for Nevada Trust. In June of last year, we formed a similar affiliation with Rutherford Investment Management, LLC of Portland, Oregon. The addition of the Fraser affiliation brings one of the most respected, effective contrarian investment teams in the business. At the same time, clients of both Fraser and Rutherford benefit through access to Nevada Trust Company’ s market analysis and institutional resources. It also gives clients of both firms access to the State of Nevada’ s trust friendly legal environment, which provides unparalleled asset protection, tax and privacy laws. Nevada Trust Company executives utilize the trust operating software, securities custody, and investment advisory support of a national institution administering $4.4 trillion and managing $662.2 billion. Through this special relationship, Nevada Trust Company provides clients with state-of-the-art technology and up-to-the-minute investment information. ‘ Trusts in Nevada enjoy an unparalleled tax and regulatory climate,’ said W. Alex Seagle, principal of Fraser Management Associates. ‘ In discussing this affiliation, our clients are astounded when they learn that state income taxes are virtually prohibited under the Nevada State Constitution. Strict privacy laws in place in Nevada, and the regulatory climate is markedly pro-business. We look forward to a strong alliance with Nevada Trust Company.’  Fraser Management Associates is also internationally known for its study of the earth’ s climate and environment, with respect to investment opportunities. Rather than studying man’ s effect on the Earth’ s climate, Fraser’ s study is focused on the Earth’ s effect on man and global markets. For more than 35 years, Fraser has collaborated with world-renowned climatologist Evelyn Browning-Garriss to publish The Browning Newsletter. This outstanding monthly publication affords Fraser and its clients access to ideas and insights no other money manager captures. The newsletter is simply the best long term climate forecasting tool in the world, and has subscribers literally around the globe. As contrarian investors, Fraser Management Associates follows an approach with a unique discipline that begins with identification of overlooked or underappreciated trends and themes. Overriding, yet overlooked issues such as the environment, water scarcity, aging, Hispanic migration and massive demographic shifts may make headlines, but they also offer changes in the global economy, which no knowledgeable investor should overlook.  About Nevada Trust CompanyNevada Trust Company is the only full-service independent trust company in Nevada. Established in 1995, Nevada Trust Company competes with the finest trust and investment management services available anywhere in the United States. Founded to serve the needs of successful individuals, families and closely held companies, Nevada Trust Company executives focus on highly personalized service and innovative solutions. For more information, visit www.nevadatrust.com(link is external)About Fraser Management AssociatesFraser Management Associates is an independent investment management firm. Fraser manages its equity portfolio primarily for clients of wealth managers, family and multi-family offices, high net-worth individuals and foundations and endowments. Investment management is Fraser’ s sole focus and passion. Fraser applies the Theory of Contrary Opinion to the investment management process, which makes the firm stand apart from traditional money managers in many respects. Fraser’ s value is derived from its identification of overlooked and under-appreciated themes. The firm studies human behavior, market psychology and global and industry trends, applying its findings to the security selection process. For more information, visit www.fraseradvisors.com(link is external)Nevada Trust Company 2.27.2013last_img

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