Scout Investments

Tenets of our methodology —

sound investment philosophies, consistently applied processes, solid portfolio construction and thoughtful risk management.

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Scout Overview

Scout Headquarters

Kansas City, Mo.

Assets Under Management

(As of 3.31.17)
Total AUM: $27.7 B

Scout Equity Strategies AUM

$4.8 B

Reams Fixed Income Strategies AUM

$22.9 B


31 investment professionals with an average of 20 years of industry experience

Insights & News

Carillon Tower Advisers to acquire Scout Investments and Reams Asset Management

Carillon Tower Advisers, a global asset management firm offering a suite of distribution and operational support to independent portfolio management teams, has announced an acquisition of Scout Investments and Reams Asset Management.

Discover the Advantages of Unconstrained Investing

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Todd Thompson, Reams co-portfolio manager, discusses unconstrained strategy benefits including focusing on total return versus income.
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Essential Ingredients for Unconstrained Investing

Consider rethinking traditional fixed income investing. Read our Essential Ingredients white paper to discover five ways to adopt an unconstrained mindset.
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Institutional Focus

Experienced teams managing assets and relationships for the following client types:

  • Defined Benefit Plans
  • Defined Contribution/401(k) Plans
  • Institutional Investors
  • Sub-advisory Clients

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Non-U.S. Investors

We offer investors outside the United States the opportunity to invest in our Unconstrained strategy.
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