Gsc Group

CRD#109877
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Gsc Group is a financial advisory company located in Greenwich, Connecticut. The company administers $40.3 million in total assets over three client accounts. The firm has a small team of two employees, all of whom are financial advisors. Gsc Group is not a registered broker-dealer, meaning the advisor cannot buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its clients' and instead has to go through a broker-dealer company to do so. Securities are exchangable fiscal assets such as bonds, options and equities.

Gsc Group oversees all of the firm's accounts on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management signifies that transaction judgments for the client's account are made by a portfolio manager without requiring client permission. The firm supervises roughly $13.4 million for each customer account. The typical financial advisor at Gsc Group oversees about two client accounts, making it one of the most personalized advisor firms in the country.

The firm's main office is located at One Sound Shore Drive, Greenwich, Connecticut 6830. Gsc Group is legally registered to provide services to investors in the state of Connecticut.

Assets Under Management

$40.3 million

Number of Advisors

2

Disclosures

No

Office Location

One Sound Shore Drive
Greenwich, CT 06830

Gsc Group by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$40.3 million

National Average: $3.7 billion
Total Number of Employees

2

National Average: 29
Total Number of Accounts

3

National Average: 2,073
Average Account Size

$13.4 million

National Average: $1.8 million

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Fee Structure

Fees charged by financial advisors typically depend on the type of services provided. However, fees billed by the firm can be comprised of the following fee structures: asset-based or performance-based. The firm does not participate in a wrap fee program, in which the firm offers a bundle of services for a comprehensive fee.

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  • 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.

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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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    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

Gsc Group works with pooled investment vehicles. Out of its three customers, Gsc Group's largest client type by number of accounts is pooled investment vehicles. About 100% of its accounts are represented by non-U.S. persons.

  • 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

Gsc Group does not have any disclosures.

Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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This content was compiled from the SEC and FINRA

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) owns the certification marks CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ in the United States, which it authorizes use of by individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.