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As of June 30, 2017

Years since founding

In firmwide assets under management, USD (in billions)

Offices in eight countries

Employees globally

Media Contacts

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Phone: +1 (512) 306-5174
Jim Parker
VP, Communications
Phone: +61 (2) 8336 7168
Andrew Webb
VP, Communications
Phone: +44 (0) 20 3033 3358


August 15, 2017
Organizational Announcement

Gerard O’Reilly will become Co-CEO of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, alongside Dave Butler, Co-CEO and Head of Global Financial Advisor Services. O’Reilly will continue as CIO of the firm.

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May 11, 2017
Letter from the Chairman

Founder and Executive Chairman David Booth reflects on the importance of having an investment philosophy you can stick with over the long-term.

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April 25, 2017
Dimensional Named “Retirement Leader of the Year”

Dimensional Fund Advisors is honored to be named “2017 Retirement Leader of the Year” by Fund Intelligence, sponsor of the 24th Mutual Fund Industry Awards. The award is given to a firm that has made a key impact on the retirement industry at large.

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October 20, 2016
Dimensional featured in the Wall Street Journal series exploring the rise of passive investing

An in-depth look at the firm noting, “Dimensional isn’t strictly an active or passive investor. It’s both.”

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June 14, 2016
Dimensional Chairman and Co-CEO David Booth receives Institutional Investor’s “Manager Lifetime Achievement” award

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January 25, 2016
Dimensional collaborates with S&P Dow Jones Indices on the S&P STRIDE Indices

The S&P STRIDE Indices are an innovative approach to manage the uncertainty of retirement income.

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“We think indexing is too mechanical,” co-founder David Booth said in a recent interview. “A little bit of judgment can make a difference.”

Wall Street Journal
October 20, 2016

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