SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Seattle-headquartered asset management firm Russell Investments are teaming up for the 2013-2014 NFL season to establish a charitable giving program, “Invested with Russell”.
“The touchdowns we score will now have a direct impact on the youth in our community.”
For every Seahawks touchdown that Russell Wilson scores during the regular and post-season, Russell Investments will donate $2,000 to Wilson’s charitable foundation which supports youth activities for communities in need. The names of the specific charities to benefit from this partnership will be announced at the end of the season.
“I’m excited to launch this program with Russell Investments,” said Seahawks QB Russell Wilson. “The touchdowns we score will now have a direct impact on the youth in our community.”
“We’re proud to say that we share more than just a name with Russell Wilson. We also believe in giving back, investing in growth, and making a meaningful difference in the community,” said Len Brennan, CEO, Russell Investments. “We’re focused on outcomes and real results, and that extends from what we do in the community to how we work with our clients around the globe. That’s why we’re excited to team up with the Seahawks and Russell Wilson, a player who gives Seattle so much to cheer about, on and off the field.”
Russell Investments and its associates support hundreds of charitable organizations around the world with their time, talent and donations. For more than 75 years, Russell associates have helped improve the quality of life for people in the neighborhoods where they live and work.
For more information visit Seahawks.com.
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Russell Investments (Russell) is a global asset manager and one of only a few firms that offers actively managed multi-asset portfolios and services that include advice, investments and implementation. Russell stands with institutional investors, financial advisors and individuals working with their advisors — using the firm's core capabilities that extend across capital market insights, manager research, portfolio construction, portfolio implementation and indexes to help each achieve their desired investment outcomes.
Russell has more than $237 billion* in assets under management (as of 6/30/2013) and works with over 2,500 institutional clients, independent distribution partners and individual investors globally. As a consultant to some of the largest pools of capital in the world, Russell has $2.6 trillion in assets under advisement (as of 12/31/2012). It has four decades of experience researching and selecting investment managers and meets annually with more than 2,200 managers around the world. Russell traded more than $1.4 trillion in 2012 through its implementation services business. Russell also calculates approximately 700,000 benchmarks daily covering 98% of the investable market globally, which includes more than 80 countries and more than 10,000 securities. Approximately $4.1 trillion in assets are benchmarked to the Russell Indexes.
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*includes about $69 billion of derivative overlay AUM not included prior to June 30, 2013.
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