Downside Protection with Upside Potential

Surprisingly Possible

Our Quantitative Framework

Surprisingly Balanced

Smoother Investing Solutions

Surprisingly Repeatable

Build Asset Management

Surprisingly Resilient

Next Gen Investing  

Evolved for Today’s World


The investment industry has been telling the same story for years. But conventional wisdom established long ago doesn’t always work for today’s investors who are operating in an unpredictable marketplace. So we asked ourselves an audacious question, how do you avoid losing your hard-earned money in a downturn while still enabling growth? Build is a next gen fund manager that offers investors and advisors confidence for the road ahead. We took the best ideas in the financial industry, improved upon them, and made solutions that work for everyone.  

We offer a new way to invest, one that seeks real downside protection and upside potential for every investor’s financial goals. You have big plans for your money, and we’re here to help keep them on track with more reliable solutions.  

Our Strategy:

Indexed Risk Control™ is designed to protect portfolios from sharp downturns with benefits as the market recoversAddressing the consequences of today’s evolving market conditions, our risk management framework is intended to be used as an alternative to traditional fixed income or an overall risk mitigation solution. 

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Investors deserve solutions that are focused on protecting their hard-earned money.

– John Ruth, Co-Founder & CEO, Build Asset Management 

A Smoother Ride 

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.*


The Entire History of the 401(k)

The Entire History of the 401(k)

The employer-sponsored 401(k) plan comes as a given nowadays in many full-time, salaried positions in the United States. Along with paid time off (PTO) and health insurance, it’s an expected part of a company’s “competitive benefits” package. Not only is it a benefit,...

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