Manning & Napier, Inc. is an independent investment management firm. The Company provides a range of investment solutions through separately managed accounts, mutual funds and collective investment trust funds. The Company offers equity and fixed income portfolios as well as a range of blended asset portfolios, such as life cycle funds, that use a mix of stocks and bonds. The Company focuses on building an internal organization of specialists to provide additional consultative services beyond investment management. The Company serves clients, including individuals and institutions, which include 401(k) plans, pension plans, Taft-Hartley plans, and endowments and foundations. The Company�s operations are based principally in the United States. The Company�s subsidiaries include Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc., Manning & Napier Advisory Advantage Corporation, Manning & Napier Alternative Opportunities, Inc., Manning & Napier Capital Company, LLC, Manning & Napier Investor Services, Inc.