Stamos Capital Partners, L.P

CRD#134660
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Stamos Capital Partners, L.P is a financial advisory company that has its headquarters in Menlo Park, California. The company handles $4.2 billion in total assets over 35 customer accounts, placing it among the biggest investment advisory firms in the United States by assets under management (AUM). The company has a small group of 24 employees, of which 10 are financial advisors. Stamos Capital Partners, L.P is not a registered broker-dealer, signifying that the company cannot buy and sell securities for its clients' and own accounts and instead has to go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are exchangable fiscal investments like bonds, options and stocks.

Stamos Capital Partners, L.P manages more than half of the firm's client assets on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management means that transaction choices are made by an investment advisor without requiring client permission. The company also manages 17 non-discretionary accounts with a total of $2.4 billion in assets. The firm supervises an average of $118.7 million in assets for each account. An average financial advisor at Stamos Capital Partners, L.P manages about four client accounts, placing it among the most personalized advisor firms in the country.

The company's headquarters is located at 2498 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, California 94025. Stamos Capital Partners, L.P is allowed to provide services to customers in the state of California.

Assets Under Management

$4.2 billion

Number of Advisors

10

Disclosures

No

Office Location

2498 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Stamos Capital Partners, L.P by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$4.2 billion

National Average: $3.7 billion
Total Number of Employees

24

National Average: 29
Total Number of Accounts

35

National Average: 2,073
Average Account Size

$118.7 million

National Average: $1.8 million

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Products and Services

Stamos Capital Partners, L.P provides multiple financial services, including portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for pooled investment vehicles, portfolio management for institutional clients and selection of other advisers. It does sell products or offer services other than investment advice to its clients. The company is also affiliated with a number of other companies in the financial services industry, including with a commodity pool advisor.

Core Advisor Services

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    Financial Planning Services

    This is the process of planning for your financial future, including for events such as retirement, your child's college education or estate succession.

  • Offered by 62% of firms

    Portfolio Management

    This is the selection and management of an investment mix and portfolio strategy for individuals and small businesses.

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    Market Timing Services

    This is the practice of attempting to make short-term profits on investments by buying low and selling high.

Other Services

  • Offered by 23% of firms

    Selection of Other Advisors

    This is the firm's assistance with choosing other advisors to work with who may have different specialties.

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    Publication of Periodicals

    This is the publication of various financial education materials.

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    Educational Seminars/Workshops

    This is the hosting of seminars or workshops to educate investors on financial concepts.

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Fee Structure

Financial management fees are based on which service is offered. Fee types charged by the firm likely include the following fee structures: asset-based, performance-based or other. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are not provided by Stamos Capital Partners, L.P.

Available

  • Offered by 74% 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 17% 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.

  • Offered by 12% of firms

    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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    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.

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    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.

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Types of Clients

Stamos Capital Partners, L.P provides services to high net worth investors and pooled investment vehicles. Out of its 35 clients, Stamos Capital Partners, L.P's largest client group by number of accounts is pooled investment vehicles, although it also serves 13 high-net-worth individuals. A high-net-worth individual is defined by the SEC as an individual who has at least $750,000 in AUM or a net worth of at least $1.50 million or who is considered a "qualified purchaser" (a standard met by having at least $5 million in investments). Just 9% of the company's customers are represented by people from outside of the U.S.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 41.94%
  • Other Individuals - 0%
  • Corporations - 58.06%
  • 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

Stamos Capital Partners, L.P does not have any disclosures.

Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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Financial Advisors at Stamos Capital Partners, L.P

John Schmiedel
Menlo Park, CA

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This content was compiled from the SEC and FINRA