Impact Profile: SunFunder

  • January 19, 2017

Emerging markets are home to over 2.5 billion people living without access to reliable energy. SunFunder is a solar finance business based in San Francisco and Tanzania working to connect investment capital to solar energy companies operating in these off-grid…

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Sustainability Profile: Itron

  • January 19, 2017

Itron is a technology company that leverages innovative technology to provide products and services on energy and water resource management. Itron’s technology platforms help build smart cities through the Internet of Things and the gas, water, and electricity sectors. Internet…

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4th Quarter Market Review: The Power of Markets

  • January 19, 2017

In 1958, economist Leonard Read published an essay entitled “I, Pencil: My Family Tree as Told to Leonard E. Read.” The essay, narrated from the point of view of a pencil, describes the “complex combination of miracles” necessary to create and…

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New Members Appointed to the Investment Committee

  • January 19, 2017

We are pleased to announce our two newest members of the Investment Committee (“IC”), Gabe Brenner and John Eing. Gabe Brenner ran his own wealth management firm before merging with Abacus. It was in this role that he became experienced…

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Note from the CIO: 2016 Review, 2017 Outlook

  • January 18, 2017

Happy New Year everyone! The first six weeks of 2016 will go down in stock market history as the worst first-six-week-start to any year ever. Yes, even worse than 1929 and the Great Depression, and even worse than 2008 and…

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