Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. is an asset management company with equity investments in a diverse group of growing, boutique investment management firms. It provides assistance to investment management firms in strategic matters, marketing, distribution, product development and operations. The company operates its business through the following segments: Institutional, High Net Worth and Mutual Fund. The Institutional Distribution Channel segment offers investment styles in the Institutional distribution channel, including small, small/mid, mid and large capitalization value, growth equity and emerging markets. The Mutual Fund Distribution Channel segment provides advisory or sub-advisory services to mutual funds. The High Net Worth Distribution Channel segment consists principally of direct relationships with high net worth individuals and families and charitable foundations. Affiliated Managers Group was founded by William J. Nutt in December 1993 and is headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL.