July 30, 2020 – Cadinha & Co is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2020 edition of the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers. The list recognizes top independent RIA firms from across the U.S.
This is the seventh annual FT 300 list, produced independently by Ignites Research, a division of Money-Media, Inc., on behalf of the Financial Times. Ignites Research provides business intelligence on investment management.
“Building long-lasting relationships with clients and collaborating with other qualified professionals over the past 41 years has been such an honor for our team. While we have long recognized the importance of what we do, being named to the 2020 Financial Times list of Top Registered Investment Advisers confirms that how we do what we do is just as important. Our team remains focused on striving to be worthy of our clients’ trust and all that this entails,” said Kalei Cadinha-Pua’a, CEO and Vice Chairman of Cadinha & Co. “Doing what’s best for clients is more than a regulatory requirement for us, it is in our DNA. We would like to thank the Financial Times, one of the most distinguished business publications, for recognizing the efforts of our amazing team who works diligently every day for our truly exceptional clientele.”
RIA firms applied for consideration, having met a minimum set of criteria. Applicants were then graded on six factors: assets under management (AUM); AUM growth rate; years in existence; advanced industry credentials of the firm’s advisers; online accessibility; and compliance records. There are no fees or other considerations required of RIAs that apply for the FT 300.
The final FT 300 represents an impressive cohort of elite RIA firms, as the median AUM of this year’s group is $1.9 billion. The FT 300 Top RIAs represent 39 different states and Washington, D.C.
Cadinha & Co., LLC is a minority-owned Registered Investment Advisory firm with over $1.8 Billion in assets under management. Since the company’s founding in 1979, it has served as a fiduciary to its clients, operating under a higher standard of responsibility and acting only in their clients’ best interests and with full transparency.