Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. is an asset management company with equity investments in a diverse group of growing, boutique investment management firms. The company provides assistance to investment management firms in strategic matters, marketing, distribution, product development and operations. It operates its business through three segments: Institutional, High Net Worth and Mutual Fund. The Institutional Distribution Channel segment offers investment styles in the Institutional distribution channel, including small, small and mid, mid and large capitalization value, growth equity and emerging markets. The Mutual Fund Distribution Channel segment provides advisory and 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. The company was founded by William J. Nutt in December 1993 and is headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL.