Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C

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Overview

Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C is a financial advisor firm that has its headquarters in San Francisco, California. Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C oversees $42.2 billion in total assets over 70 client accounts, placing it among the biggest firms in the nation by assets under management (AUM). The company has a large team, including 61 financial advisors. Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C is not a registered broker-dealer, signifying that the company is not able to buy and sell securities for its clients' and own accounts and instead is required to go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are tradable fiscal assets like bonds, options and equities.

Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C manages all of its client assets in a discretionary manner. Discretionary management signifies that transaction judgments are made by a portfolio manager without requiring the customer's consent. The advisory firm manages about $602.8 million in assets for each customer account. The average advisor at Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C oversees about one client account, making it one of the most individualized firms in the country.

The company's central office is located at One Maritime Plaza, San Francisco, California 94111. It is legally allowed to provide services to customers throughout a number of states, including California and Delaware.

Assets Under Management

$42.2 billion

Number of Advisors

61

Disclosures

No

Office Location

One Maritime Plaza
San Francisco, CA 94111

Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$42.2 billion

National Average: $9.0 billion
Total Number of Employees

201

National Average: 71,771
Total Number of Accounts

70

National Average: 4,329
Average Account Size

$602.8 million

National Average: $2.1 million

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Fee Structure

Financial advisory fees typically are based on which services the firm provides the client. However, fees billed by the company most likely include any blend of the following fee types: asset-based or performance-based. The company does not provide a wrap fee program, in which the firm offers a bundle of services for a comprehensive fee.

Available

  • Offered by 70% of firms

    Percentage of Assets

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    This fee, which is the most common fee type charged by advisors for portfolio management, is based on the amount of assets you have under management. Also referred to as an asset-based fee, this fee typically ranges from 0.50%-2.00% of AUM annually. You'll typically pay a lower rate the more assets you have under management.

  • Offered by 26% of firms

    Performance-based

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    Advisors only earn performance-based fees if a portfolio outperforms a defined benchmark. This fee may be calculated in a number of ways but most commonly is charged as a percentage of investment profits. Performance-based fees may incentivize advisors to make riskier decisions in order to generate higher returns.

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    Hourly

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    Like a lawyer, a financial advisor may charge you by the hour. This can be helpful if you are only looking for short-term or one-time advice. Rates typically range from $100-$300 per hour, depending on the complexity and level of services needed.

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    Commissions

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    Occasionally, advisors earn commissions from selling financial products, such as securities or insurance policies, or making certain referrals or transactions. Advisors who earn commissions may be incentivized to make certain recommendations to clients in order to make a commission. Fee-only advisors do not earn commissions, while fee-based advisors may.

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    Subscription

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    Firms generally charge this fee for educational materials provided, such as a monthly magazine. This can be useful if you want to learn about investing or financial management on your own.

  • Find one of the 33% of firms that offer this fee type

    Fixed

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    Fixed fees are a one-time, lump sum charged for a specific service, like the creation of a financial plan without subsequent implementation. This can be useful if you only need advice for one specific purpose, rather than a long-term advisor. Fixed fees usually range from $1,000 to $3,000.

  • Find one of the 10% of firms that offer this fee type

    Other

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    Firms can sometimes charge customers using non-traditional fee structures. See this firm's Form ADV for more details.

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Types of Clients

It works with pooled investment vehicles. Out of its 70 customers, Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C's largest client type by number of accounts is pooled investment vehicles. Around 50% of its clients are from outside of the U.S.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 0%
  • Other Individuals - 0%
  • Corporations - 100%
  • Charitable Organizations - 0%

* The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) defines a high-net-worth individual as someone who has at least $750,000 under management.

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Disclosures

Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C does not have any disclosures.

Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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