Natixis Investment Managers Solutions Direct Indexing provides fully customizable SMAs that seek to track an index before taxes and outperform it after taxes. These separately managed account portfolios can be customized for specific tax or other investment strategies.
To learn more and see case studies, download Direct Indexing: A Smarter Way to Index.
Tax-Efficient Investing in Separately Managed Accounts (SMAs)
Why Direct Indexing – 5 Investor Applications
Maximize after-tax return
Accounts use active tax loss harvesting, selling securities that have lost value to offset taxes on capital gains.
Transition investment accounts
Accounts can accept securities in-kind to minimize the tax consequences of moving assets to a new broker or firm.
Unwind concentrated positions
Accounts can accommodate existing equity positions, selling shares gradually to minimize capital gain taxes.
Customize a portfolio
Portfolios can favor or exclude specific sectors or securities to align with investor values or diversification goals.
Investment losses accrued can be carried forward to offset capital gains in future years.
Direct Indexing SMAs Are the Most Tax-Efficient Way to Index
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Specialized Investment Portfolios
Investor Applications and Education for Direct Indexing
See how direct indexing compares to index funds and ETFs for investors who want to customize their accounts or minimize investment-related taxes.
See why choosing a direct index provider isn’t as straightforward as selecting a passive index fund or ETF, how strategies can differ, and why it matters.
Learn how a direct indexing strategy can help control the tax impact of diversifying a concentrated stock position.
Learn why direct indexing with a separately managed account (SMA) is more tax-efficient than an index fund or ETF.
Discover how direct indexing can help minimize the tax consequences of transitioning portfolio assets to a new account.
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Capital gain is a rise in the value of a capital asset (investment or real estate) that gives it a higher worth than the purchase price.
A portfolio tilt is an investment strategy that overweights a particular investment style.
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