Defined Contribution
Redefining risk for Defined Contribution plans

Defined contribution plans must meet the needs of many constituents: from early-in-career to those nearing retirement.  Conventional wisdom – that early-in-career investors adopt aggressive portfolios and shift to more conservative portfolios as they approach retirement – does not always meet the needs of today’s investors. 

Young and old seek downside protection
According to a study by Deloitte(1)younger investors define risk differently than their parents: they often perceive risk as a downside rather than as volatility.  More and more younger investors are seeking capital preservation as a primary investment goal.   

During market pull-backs, plan participants close to retirement are more likely to prematurely exit the market than younger participants(2).  When older investors see the market in a precipitous 35% nosedive, they put longevity risk aside and switch to survival mode.   

As a result, advisors are seeking innovative solutions to provide downside risk protection for investors of all ages. 

Build is here to help

Build Asset Management was founded with one sole purpose: to create innovative investment strategies that protect investors’ capital while providing meaningful appreciation.  We take the best ideas in the financial industry, improve upon them, and create unique solutions to protect your clients’ capital. 

In 2020, during the market’s fastest drawdown on record, Build’s flagship Conservative strategy – which consists of over 90% fixed income – had a max drawdown of only 6.24%, while many other conservative strategies experienced a drawdown of 15% or more.  Our strategy ended the year up 8.5%. 

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Build’s Indexed Risk Control™ strategies are available for all types of investor objectives, Conservative, Moderate, and Aggressive.  

Contact the Regional Director in your state to learn what role Build’s investment strategies can play in your clients’ plans.  

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