November 14, 2017 | Press Release
Dr. Thaler Awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
CINCINNATI, OHIO – November 14, 2017- Ultimus Fund Solutions®, LLC (Ultimus®), is delighted to congratulate Dr. Richard Thaler for his recent recognition from the Nobel Prize Community, which awarded Dr. Thaler the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2017. He was recognized for his studies and contributions to behavioral economics.
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economics is awarded to one person every year in memory of Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel Prize Awards. The award was established in 1968 and is notably regarded as the most prestigious award in economics.
Dr. Thaler is a Principal and co-founder of Fuller & Thaler Asset Management, a $9 billion boutique asset management firm based in San Mateo, California. He helped the firm pioneer the application of behavioral finance in investment management. Fuller & Thaler draws on decades of academic research including the works of Director Emeritus Dr. Daniel Kahneman, who was awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economics in 2002. As a service provider for the Fuller & Thaler Behavioral Small-Cap Equity Fund (FTHSX / FTHNX), Ultimus is proud to provide a full suite of mutual fund services, including fund accounting, fund administration, transfer agency and distribution services.
“We could not be more thrilled that Dr. Thaler won this well-deserved, prestigious award,” said Bob Dorsey, CEO and Managing Director at Ultimus. “Our firm has had the privilege of working with Fuller & Thaler over the years. This is an incredible honor for Dr. Thaler and demonstrates the superb nature and quality of people who make up the Fuller & Thaler team.”
About Ultimus Fund Solutions
Ultimus Fund Solutions provides highly customized and comprehensive middle and back office services to investment advisors. Ultimus offers service solutions for mutual funds, including fund organization, fund administration, fund accounting, transfer agent and distribution services for both open- and closed-end funds, plus turnkey solutions for collective investment trusts.
Ultimus’ middle office service solution for separately managed accounts and private funds encompasses managing the technology infrastructure and operations to manufacture the data, enabling delivery of detailed reporting to advisors, investors, and regulators. Ultimus’ comprehensive services are performed by teams of accountants, attorneys, paralegals and other professionals with a wealth of financial services experience. For more information, visit www.ultimusfundsolutions.com.
About Fuller & Thaler Asset Management
Additional information on Fuller & Thaler Asset Management can be found on their website at www.fullerthaler.com. Additional information on the Fuller & Thaler Behavioral Small-Cap Equity Fund can be found at www.fullerthalerfunds.com.
Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses of the Fund carefully before investing. The prospectus contains this and other information about the Fund and may be obtained by calling 888-912-4562. The prospectus should be read carefully before investing.
Fuller & Thaler Asset Management is the adviser to the Fuller & Thaler Small Cap Equity Fund. The Fund is distributed by Unified Financial Securities, LLC.