Golden Gate Capital
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Golden Gate Capital operates as a financial advisory firm headquartered in San Francisco, California. The firm administers $12.2 billion in assets under management over 21 client accounts, placing it among the biggest financial advisory firms in the nation by assets under management (AUM). It has an average-sized team, including 51 financial advisors. Golden Gate Capital is not a registered broker-dealer, meaning it is not able to buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its customers' and instead has to go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are tradable fiscal assets such as options, stocks and bonds.
Golden Gate Capital manages all of the firm's accounts on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management means that an investment advisor makes buy and sell choices without needing to seek the client's authorization. The firm supervises an average of $578.6 million in assets for each client account. The typical advisor at Golden Gate Capital oversees fewer than one client account, placing it among the most personalized firms in the country.
Golden Gate Capital's headquarters is located at One Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California 94111-3735. The company is registered to serve investors in the state of California.
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Fees for financial advice are based on the type of financial services offered. However, fees charged by the company can be comprised of some combination of the following fee structures: asset-based or other. The company does not participate in a wrap fee program, in which the company offers a service bundle for a comprehensive fee.
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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.
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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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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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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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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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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.
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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.
Types of Clients
The company caters to pooled investment vehicles. Out of its 21 accounts, Golden Gate Capital's largest client group is pooled investment vehicles. Around 38% of its customers reside abroad.
- 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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