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2020

September 28, 2020
New Research Challenges the Impact of Intangibles

Dimensional research suggests no tangible performance benefits from adjusting for intangibles.

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September 09, 2020
Dimensional Welcomes Bernie Grzelak as CFO

Dimensional Fund Advisors announced that, on September 14, Bernie Grzelak will join Dimensional as Chief Financial Officer.

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August 22, 2020
David Booth’s Outlook on Value Investing Featured by MarketWatch

MarketWatch shared an article from Dimensional Founder and Executive Chairman David Booth advising investors to stick with a long-term plan that incorporates value stocks.

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August 07, 2020
Dimensional Appoints New Global Chief Compliance Officer

Dimensional has named Selwyn Notelovitz its Global Chief Compliance Officer and Randy Olson the Chief Compliance Officer of Dimensional’s US funds.

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July 13, 2020
Dimensional Appoints Joel Kim as CEO of Its Asia ex Japan Business

Dimensional announced the appointment of Joel Kim as CEO of the firm’s Asia ex Japan business.

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June 26, 2020
Dimensional to Launch Exchange Traded Funds

Leading global investment firm brings four decades of experience in systematic, active investing to ETFs.

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June 24, 2020
PLANSPONSOR Spotlights Income-Focused Approach to Target-Date Funds

PLANSPONSOR featured an article from Dr. Zvi Bodie, President of Bodie Associates, and Tim Kohn, Dimensional’s Head of Retirement Distribution, on the value of income in retirement.

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June 18, 2020
Robert C. Merton Honored with CFA Institute Collection of Papers Highlighting Impact on Industry

CFA Institute presents Nobel laureate and Dimensional Resident Scientist Robert C. Merton with a collection of papers reflecting on his influential scholarly work. 

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June 05, 2020
A Reflection on Racial Injustice and Hope for a Change

David Booth reflects on the pain of history repeating itself and offers hope that this may be the moment when the future bends to the side of justice.

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June 03, 2020
David Booth’s Advice for Recent Graduates Featured by CNBC

CNBC shared an essay from Dimensional Founder and Executive Chairman David Booth with career advice for college graduates during uncertain times.

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May 19, 2020
Dimensional Launches Wealth Models Designed to Guide Asset Allocation Decisions

Dimensional is further extending the application of its robust investment principles to asset allocation by launching five series of Wealth Models.

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April 14, 2020
David Booth in the New York Times: “This Isn’t a Dry Run”

The New York Times spoke to Dimensional Founder and Executive Chairman David Booth about the principles of long-term investing amidst the uncertainty of COVID-19.

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March 17, 2020
An Update from Dimensional’s Co-CEOs on COVID-19 Response

Dave Butler and Gerard O’Reilly on the continued measures we’re taking to manage your investments effectively and protect our employees and our community.

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January 28, 2020
Fund Intelligence Highlights Dimensional’s Digital Transformation

Karen Dolan, Head of Marketing, and Jake DeKinder, Head of Client Communications, sat down with Fund Intelligence to share some of the ways Dimensional is working to better support clients’ needs.

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2019

December 23, 2019
Dimensional Reduces US Mutual Fund Management Fees

Dimensional is pleased to announce a reduction in management fees or expense caps for 77 US Mutual Funds effective February 28, 2020.

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December 19, 2019
Dimensional Invests in Key Leadership Positions

As Dimensional continues to innovate and expand, it is investing in key leadership roles to enhance the strategies and solutions it provides to clients. Here are some of the firm’s major investments in people in 2019.

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December 05, 2019
David Booth Essay Featured in Worth

Worth recently shared an essay by Dimensional Founder and Executive Chairman David Booth on how investors can have a rewarding experience by changing the way they think about investing.

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December 02, 2019
Dimensional announces hiring of Lisa Dallmer as COO

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP has named Lisa Dallmer its new Chief Operating Officer. Dallmer brings to the role two decades of senior leadership experience in global financial operations with organizations including BlackRock and the New York Stock Exchange.

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September 12, 2019
Symposium honors Nobel laureate Robert Merton for his 75th birthday

Pensions & Investments highlighted an MIT symposium celebrating Dimensional Resident Scientist Robert Merton’s 75th birthday and lifetime of work.

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July 29, 2019
Dimensional Creates Investment Solutions Group, Announces Key Leadership Appointments

Dimensional, a global leader in asset management, is creating an Investment Solutions Group within its Investment Team and promoting its Co-Heads of Research. Marlena Lee will serve as Head of Investment Solutions. Savina Rizova will become the sole Head of Research.

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June 23, 2019
Robert Merton and the effect of time on portfolio choice

The Economist sat down with Robert Merton, Nobel laureate in economic sciences and Dimensional’s Resident Scientist, to discuss the mathematics of time and its impact on real-life investing.

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May 13, 2019
Gerard O'Reilly Featured in the Financial Times

The Financial Times sat down with Dimensional Co-CEO and Chief Investment Officer Gerard O’Reilly. The profile covers O’Reilly’s path to Dimensional, his leadership alongside Dave Butler, and the firm’s research-based culture and approach to investing.

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May 08, 2019
Dimensional expands presence in Charlotte

During a grand opening celebration with local officials, Dimensional opens its new East Coast headquarters in Charlotte.

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April 10, 2019
Dimensional welcomes new independent directors to boards of US mutual funds

Darrell Duffie of Stanford and Ingrid M. Werner of Ohio State have been appointed to serve as independent directors of Dimensional’s US mutual funds. They join a long list of leading academics who have helped provide oversight of the funds on behalf of investors.

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February 13, 2019
Dimensional announces senior appointments to its investment team

Jed Fogdall will become Head of Global Portfolio Management and Chair of the Investment Committee effective February 28, 2019. Mary Phillips, Allen Pu, and Joel Schneider will become Deputy Heads of Portfolio Management, North America. Joseph Chi will become an ex officio member of the Investment Committee.

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2018

December 14, 2018
Gerard O’Reilly delivers commencement address at UCLA

Dimensional Co-CEO and Chief Investment Officer Gerard O'Reilly delivered the commencement address to Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) graduates at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He shared his observations on education, financial models, and the skills that are critical to real-world success.

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November 08, 2018
University of Chicago honors Dimensional Founder David Booth

The Board of Trustees of the University of Chicago has bestowed the school’s highest honor on one of its former students and leading philanthropists. David Booth, Founder and Executive Chairman of Dimensional Fund Advisors, was presented the University of Chicago Medal during a ceremony yesterday at the school.

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November 29, 2018
Dimensional Co-CEOs continue to build out their leadership team

Dimensional is elevating leaders from within and bringing in outside talent in some key areas to ensure our leadership team continues to position the company for excellence in every aspect of our investment offering and client service.

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April 16, 2018
Dimensional appoints Co-CEOs to its EMEA business

Nathan Lacaze and John Romiza, directors and senior members of Dimensional’s leadership team in London, will become Co-CEOs of Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd. (DFAL), effective July 1, 2018. After 28 years with Dimensional, Art Barlow, who is currently Managing Director of DFAL, will be retiring in early 2019.

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March 07, 2018
Dimensional features story by Dave Goetsch, Executive Producer of The Big Bang Theory

Dave reflects on how his new investment perspective has helped him navigate this year’s market uncertainty with calm and confidence. His story, Now and Then, highlights the benefits of working with a financial advisor and having a long-term perspective on market returns.

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2017

December 14, 2017
Bryce Skaff named Head of US Financial Advisor Services, joining Mark Gochnour, Head of International Financial Advisor Services

Skaff and Gochnour will oversee the day-to-day management and operations of the Financial Advisor Services business, which is focused on working with Dimensional’s advisor relationships to help them deliver the best client experience for investors.

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November 17, 2017
Dimensional congratulates John “Mac” McQuown on Innovation Award

Dimensional is proud to honor John “Mac” McQuown, co-winner of the 13th CME Group Melamed-Arditti Innovation Award, for his efforts in revolutionizing investment management.

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November 09, 2017
Savina Rizova and Marlena Lee named Co-Heads of Research

Rizova and Lee will lead Dimensional’s Research team, which is focused on improving the design and execution of the firm’s investment strategies as well as conducting new investment research on a range of topics.

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November 01, 2017
Investors focused on what they can spend each year in retirement, according to Dimensional’s 2017 Global Investor Feedback Survey

Dimensional finds that investors who are planning for or in retirement care more about the amount of money they can spend each year vs. the size of their retirement nest egg.
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Survey Insights
September 27, 2017
Dimensional’s 2017 Global Investor Feedback Survey finds peace of mind tops list when investors measure the value of advice

A new survey from Dimensional finds investors place a high value on the sense of security they receive from their financial advisor relationships.
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August 15, 2017
Gerard O'Reilly to become Co-CEO

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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2016

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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May 10, 2016
Institutional Investor on how David Booth brings academic research to life

Learn how Dimensional refined innovative academic theories and applied them in the real world.

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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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2015

November 02, 2015
Dimensional Fund Advisors launches next generation Target Date Solution

Dimensional Target Date Retirement Income Funds are designed to focus on income growth and next generation risk management.

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