Institutional Partners


BNP Paribas is a French multinational bank and financial services company with global headquarters in Paris. As one of the largest banks in the world, with high levels of credit quality and first-in-class processing, we are proud to recommend BNP Paribas Structured Equities Group to support our TRS Hedge Strategy clients.


Natixis is the international corporate, investment management and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking player in France. Its Structured Equities group has a highly-skilled team of professionals that is particularly knowledgeable about our TRS Hedge Strategy. 


BNYM is a leading bank counterparty when it comes to hedging nonqualified deferred compensation plans with total return swaps and is very popular among clients looking to utilize this strategy. The largest trustee in the world, BNYM also serves as trustee of many of our programs, providing independent oversight over client assets. They are also a client of Atlas, utilizing a TRS to hedge their own Deferred Compensation Plan.


The Goldman, Sachs & Co. has one of the most well-managed equities desks in the world today. It’s Equities Division supports our TRS Hedge Strategy clients and is very knowledgeable about our propriety strategies for optimizing the hedging of NQDC plans. Goldman was the first firm to use our TRS Hedge Strategy to manage costs under a nonqualified plan they implemented in 2001.


Through CapAcuity's comprehensive consulting and asset management services, the company helps clients respond effectively to the latest trends impacting their executive benefit plans. CapAcuity has developed proprietary analytics and technologies for optimizing tax, funding, and hedging strategies, which enable it to drive cost efficiencies and effectively manage innovative solutions. The result is dramatically improved financial results for plan sponsors, and enhanced retirement outcomes for plan participants.