Night Owl Capital Management, LLC

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Overview

Night Owl Capital Management, LLC operates as a financial advisory company located in Greenwich, Connecticut. It handles $846.4 million in total assets over 285 accounts, making it one of the larger financial advisory firms in the United States by assets under management (AUM). The company has a small team of five employees, four of whom are financial advisors. Night Owl Capital Management, LLC is not a registered broker-dealer, signifying that it is not able to buy and sell securities for its accounts and those of its clients and instead must go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are tradable financial investments such as options, equities and bonds.

Night Owl Capital Management, LLC manages the majority of the firm's accounts on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management means that an investment advisor has the discretion to make buy and sell judgments without needing to seek client consent. Night Owl Capital Management, LLC also administers 25 non-discretionary accounts with a total of $427.0 million in AUM. Night Owl Capital Management, LLC manages an average of $3.0 million for every account. The typical financial advisor at Night Owl Capital Management, LLC manages about 71 client accounts, placing it towards the middle in terms of personalization.

Night Owl Capital Management, LLC's headquarters is at 55 Old Field Point Road, Greenwich, Connecticut 6830. Night Owl Capital Management, LLC is legally permitted to provide services to investors throughout a number of states, including California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.

Assets Under Management

$846.4 million

Number of Advisors

4

Disclosures

No

Office Location

55 Old Field Point Road
Greenwich, CT 06830

Night Owl Capital Management, LLC by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$846.4 million

National Average: $3.7 billion
Total Number of Employees

5

National Average: 29
Total Number of Accounts

285

National Average: 2,073
Average Account Size

$3.0 million

National Average: $1.8 million

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Fee Structure

A financial advisor's fees are based on which services are provided. Fee types charged by Night Owl Capital Management, LLC typically consist of the following fee types: asset-based. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are not provided by the company.

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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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    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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    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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    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

Night Owl Capital Management, LLC works with retail investors, high net worth investors, pooled investment vehicles and corporations. Out of its 285 clients, Night Owl Capital Management, LLC's biggest client by number of accounts is high net worth investors, although it also caters to 97 high-net-worth individuals. A high-net-worth individual is defined by the SEC as a person who has at least $750,000 in AUM or a net worth of at least $1.50 million or who is deemed a "qualified purchaser" (a standard met by having at least $5 million in investments). Just 1% of the firm's clients are represented by non-U.S. persons.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 63.4%
  • Other Individuals - 33.33%
  • Corporations - 3.27%
  • 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

Night Owl Capital Management, LLC does not have any disclosures.

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Financial Advisors at Night Owl Capital Management, LLC

Andrew Sherlock
Greenwich, CT
Eileen Ohnell
Greenwich, CT
Charlie Gao
Greenwich, CT
John Kim
Greenwich, CT

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