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At a glance

Advantus was founded in 1984, with an investment history that dates back to 1880. We are a subsidiary of Securian Financial Group.

Driven to deliver

At Advantus Capital Management, we’re driven to:

  • Find value in a range of investments and markets
  • Manage risk for our clients
  • Deliver an exceptional client experience

Over our history, we’ve built the expertise and acquired the experience to manage a variety of investments, in every kind of market condition. 

Advantus is small enough to be flexible in how we invest for and support clients. Our size means we can be nimble and adapt to changing circumstances to meet client needs. 

We keep the human touch in our client relationships, offering clients direct communication with portfolio managers, and we provide service that builds lasting partnerships. Our investment, research and service teams collaborate to deliver exceptional service and results to our clients. 

We’re also large enough to gain a level of investment and market access that works to the benefit of our clients. We’re the perfect size, offering clients customization and market access.

Who we serve

We use our expertise and experience to serve:

  • Corporations
  • Endowments and foundations
  • Government entities
  • Insurance companies
  • Pension funds
  • Retirement plan sponsors

What we invest in

We customize our strategies to fit client needs, specializing in:

  • Fixed income
  • Managed volatility
  • Private credit, including privately-placed bonds and commercial mortgage loans
  • Specialty equity, including real estate securities, alternative investments and dividend-paying investments

Learn more about the history of Advantus

Our history at glance

Meet the professionals who lead Advantus

View our leadership team