K2 Advisors, L.L.C

CRD#284891
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

K2 Advisors, L.L.C operates as a financial advisor firm based in Stamford, Connecticut. The company manages $852.6 million in assets under management over 21 accounts, making it one of the bigger financial advisory firms in the nation by assets under management (AUM). K2 Advisors, L.L.C does not act as a registered broker-dealer, signifying that the company is not able to buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its clients' and instead must go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are defined as tradable financial assets such as stocks, options and bonds.

K2 Advisors, L.L.C oversees all of its client assets in a discretionary manner. Discretionary management signifies that transaction decisions for the client's account are made by an investment advisor without needing to seek the customer's permission. The investment advisory firm's average account size is $40.6 million.

K2 Advisors, L.L.C's headquarters is at 300 Atlantic St., Stamford, Connecticut 6901. The firm is allowed to provide services to clients in the state of Connecticut.

Assets Under Management

$852.6 million

Disclosures

No

Office Location

300 Atlantic St.
Stamford, CT 06901

K2 Advisors, L.L.C by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$852.6 million

National Average: $3.7 billion
Total Number of Accounts

21

National Average: 2,073
Average Account Size

$40.6 million

National Average: $1.8 million

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Fee Structure

Fees charged by financial advisors usually vary depending on which services the firm provides the client. However, fees charged by K2 Advisors, L.L.C typically consist of the following fee types: performance-based. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are not offered by the firm.

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    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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    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.

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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

K2 Advisors, L.L.C works with pooled investment vehicles and state or municipal government entities. Out of its 21 accounts, K2 Advisors, L.L.C's biggest client is pooled investment vehicles. None of the firm's 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

K2 Advisors, L.L.C 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