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Advisors Asset Management Hires Derryk Madsen as Senior Vice President and Director of Strategic Partnerships

MONUMENT, COLO. — July 19, 2016 — Advisors Asset Management (AAM) announced today that Derryk Madsen has joined the firm as Senior Vice President and Director of Strategic Partnerships. In his new role, Mr. Madsen will focus on maintaining and expanding partnerships with the firm’s national accounts (wirehouses and independent broker-dealers) and registered investment advisors. He will be based in the firm’s Lisle office in Illinois and report to Andrew S. Williams, President of AAM.

“We are thrilled to have Derryk join our team as we continue to expand and strengthen our relationships with national accounts and the RIA community,” said Mr. Williams. “His track record of working with RIA, intermediary and institutional marketplaces and his extensive experience across a broad range of product lines will be a tremendous asset to our firm.”                                          

Mr. Madsen said, “I’m excited to join the team and look forward to growing AAM’s long-standing relationships with key market segments and making sure our clients know the full range of AAM’s capabilities.”

Mr. Madsen brings more than 16 years of experience in financial services. Prior to joining AAM, he served as director and head of strategic relationships at Salient Partners, where he led efforts to strategically grow exposure and platform placement for public and private products. He has also held strategic account management positions at Guggenheim Investments, Rococo Capital, LLC and Claymore Securities. Mr. Madsen received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from DePaul University and is a Foundation Board Member of the College of DuPage. He is a CAIA candidate and holds the Series 7 and 24 FINRA licenses.

Mr. Madsen's addition follows the recent appointment of Scott Greenwood as Executive Director of Structured Products and Christopher Genovese as Director of RIA Services.

About Advisors Asset Management

For more than 35 years, AAM has been a trusted resource for financial advisors and broker/dealers. It offers access to UITs (unit investment trusts), open- and closed-end mutual funds, separately managed accounts (SMAs), structured products and the fixed income markets, as well as portfolio analytics. For more information, visit

As of March 31, 2016, the brokerage and advised business at AAM represents approximately $16.5 billion in assets. (Assets under supervision represent $8.3 billion in UIT assets. The firm has $7.4 billion in assets under administration that represents the non-proprietary assets for which AAM provides various levels of service, but not management. The firm’s $833 million in assets under management represents AAM’s proprietary separately managed account and mutual fund assets.)

Advisors Asset Management, Inc. (AAM) is a SEC registered investment advisor and member FINRA/SIPC. | 18925 Base Camp Road | Monument, CO 80132 |

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