Congratulations to our friends at Track One, Wilshire Associates and the Military Times on the below....
WILSHIRE EXPANDS CUSTOM CLIENT ‘POWERED BY WILSHIRE℠’ INDEX SUITE, ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF MILITARY TIMES BEST FOR VETS INDEX℠
-- Track One’s Index Seeks to Measure Performance of Companies Most Supportive of Veterans
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 19, 2017 – Wilshire Associates (Wilshire®) today announced the availability of a new custom client Powered by Wilshire℠ index, the Military Times Best for VETS Index℠. Created and owned by Track One Capital Services and calculated by Wilshire, the index is designed to measure performance of public companies most supportive of military veterans, service members and their families as identified by the Military Times Best for Vets: Employer annual rankings.
The annual employer rankings, upon which the index is based, leverage results of a broad survey effort which began in 2010 and incorporates metrics such as company culture, policies and reservist accommodations to compute an overall company score. The Military Times Best for VETS Index is constructed of those public companies that score highest, carry a market capitalization of $200 million or more, and have been included in the annual list for at least three consecutive years.
“Wilshire Analytics is extremely proud to help fuel this veteran-friendly Powered by Wilshire index offering from Track One. Wilshire’s calculation and analytical expertise combined with Track One’s innovative rules-based approach to measuring performance of companies most supportive of military veterans demonstrates the value of a Powered by Wilshire approach, which can help clients bring new investment index strategy ideas to market quickly,” commented Michael R. Kennedy, managing director at Wilshire Associates.
"We have for many years recognized the unique skill sets that our military veterans bring to the workplace. The Military Times Best for Vets Index now demonstrates the measurable benefit that these organizations reap," said Joseph Gelin of Track One Capital Services. "We consider the Military Times to be the most well-respected and authoritative brand with the veteran community and we are thrilled to be partnering with them and Wilshire."
For more information about the Military Times Best for VETS Index, please visit https://wilshire.com/indexes/poweredbywilshire/military-times-best-for-vets-index.
About Wilshire Associates
Wilshire Associates, a leading global financial services firm, provides consulting services, analytics solutions and customized investment solutions to plan sponsors, investment managers and financial intermediaries. Its business units include, Wilshire Analytics, Wilshire Consulting, Wilshire Funds Management and Wilshire Private Markets.
The firm was founded in 1972, providing revolutionary technology and acting as an early innovator in the application of investment analytics and research to investment managers in the institutional marketplace. Wilshire also is credited with helping to develop the field of quantitative investment analysis that uses mathematical tools to analyze market risks. All other business units evolved from Wilshire’s strong analytics foundation.
Wilshire developed the Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index and became an early innovator in creating integrated asset/liability analysis/simulation models as well as practical models in risk budgeting through beta and active risk analysis. Wilshire has grown to a firm of approximately 300 employees serving the needs of investors around the world.
Based in Santa Monica, California, Wilshire provides services to clients in more than 20 countries representing more than 500 organizations with assets totaling approximately US $8 trillion.* With ten offices worldwide, Wilshire Associates and its affiliates are dedicated to providing clients with the highest quality counsel, products and services. Wilshire® is a registered service mark of Wilshire Associates Incorporated. Powered by Wilshire℠ is a service mark of Wilshire Associates Incorporated.
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About Track One Capital Services
Since its inception in 2004, Track One Capital has provided strategic direction, leadership and capital to a select group of financial services companies. With an Investment Committee comprised of industry experts all with C-Suite, operating experience, Track One seeks unique opportunities to combine organic and inorganic growth for its portfolio companies within the financial services arena. The firm maintains offices in Los Angeles and New York.
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