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Active Patience®

At Ariel Investments, we believe that good outcomes take time. While we are patient, we are never static. We actively seek value for our clients who entrust us with their financial futures.

Our Company

Ariel Investments is a global asset management firm founded in 1983. We are headquartered in Chicago, with offices in New York City, San Francisco and Sydney.


We serve individual and institutional investors through separate accounts, mutual funds and a private equity subsidiary.

About Us

Our Product Offerings

We exist to transform the lives of everyone who entrusts us with their financial futures.

Investment management for pension plans, foundations, endowments, other institutional investors and their consultants.

No-load mutual funds for investment accounts, IRAs, 401(K) plans/rollovers, or college savings programs for individual investors.

Ariel Alternatives is an enterprise newly conceived for the times, built on a four decade-old foundation. Our first private equity fund, Project Black®, will scale sustainable, middle market, minority-owned businesses which will serve as vendors to Fortune 500 companies.

Our Performance

Great investors do not get swept up in the euphoria or depression of the moment. They think long term and look over the horizon.

John W. Rogers, Jr. Chairman, Co-CEO and Chief Investment Officer

Our commitment to what we do is reflected in our track record – one of the longest in the business.

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