Advisors Asset Management Named to Inc. Magazine’s List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies for Fourth Consecutive Year

Investment Solutions Provider Listed Among Nation’s Leading 3,300 Private Businesses

MONUMENT, COLO. – September 12, 2012 – Advisors Asset Management (AAM), a financial services firm specializing in providing investment solutions and support services that financial advisors can leverage to expand their businesses and help meet their clients’ needs, has been named to the Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. for the fourth consecutive year.

This accolade places AAM among the leading 3,300 private businesses in the U.S. The Inc. magazine list, now in its sixth year, measures revenue of private U.S. companies in 25 sectors and ranks firms based on their revenue growth percentage over the last three full years. AAM’s revenue rose from $63.7 million in 2008 to $102.2 million in 2011, an increase of 61 percent, placing AAM at number 160 on the list of top financial services companies on the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 list.

AAM’s products and services, designed to help financial advisors build and grow their businesses, include direct access to fixed income markets, structured products, separately managed accounts, unit investment trusts and mutual funds.

“At AAM, we strive to be a complete resource for advisors and broker-dealers, providing them with the full spectrum of services they need to help meet their clients’ goals,” said Scott Colyer, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of AAM. “We are honored that Inc. magazine has validated our innovative business strategy and the critical assistance we have provided advisors and broker-dealers in this challenging market.”

For more information about Advisors Asset Management, please contact Chris Moon at 973-850-7304 or To view the complete Inc. 500|5000 list, please visit

About Advisors Asset Management

For more than 30 years, Advisors Asset Management (AAM) has been a trusted investment solutions partner for financial advisors and broker-dealers. AAM provides a diverse range of innovative, high-quality products and support services that enable advisors to meet their clients’ needs. It offers access to the fixed income markets, as well as portfolio analytics, unit investment trusts, structured products, separately managed accounts and mutual funds. In addition, the firm offers highly specialized sales support services to advisors on an ongoing basis. AAM has 11 major offices across the nation and partners with more than 90 broker/dealers. AAM is a broker/dealer, member FINRA/SIPC and SEC registered investment advisor. For more information, visit

About Inc.

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit

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