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Founded in 1981, Dimensional has a long history of applying academic research to practical investing. We offer a full range of equity and fixed income strategies designed to target higher expected returns.

DIMENSIONAL* AT A GLANCE
As of June 30, 2018

Years since founding

In firmwide assets under management, USD (in billions)

Offices in nine countries

Employees globally

Dimensional Origins
Founder and Executive Chairman David Booth and others talk about the firm’s founding and its close ties to the academic community.
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*“Dimensional” refers to the Dimensional separate but affiliated entities generally, rather than to one particular entity. These entities are Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd., DFA Australia Limited, Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada ULC, Dimensional Fund Advisors Pte. Ltd., Dimensional Japan Ltd., and Dimensional Hong Kong Limited. Dimensional Hong Kong Limited is licensed by the Securities and Futures Commission to conduct Type 1 (dealing in securities) regulated activities only and does not provide asset management services.