Achievement Holdings L.P. Profile
Achievement Holdings L.P. is an investment management firm based out of Chicago, Illinois. The company was originally established in 2005 by founder Joseph F. Scoby, who is still with the company acting as its CEO and CIO. Achievement Holdings L.P., which operates as Achievement Asset Management LLC, is owned by its employees and operates as a hedge fund sponsor. The company was also previously known as PEAK6 Advisors LLC before changing its name to its current one. Achievement Holdings L.P. conducts its research internally, utilizing a long short strategy to make its investment decisions. The company invests in the public equity markets within the United States, allocating its asset across a wide range of sectors. Achievement Holdings L.P. invests most heavily in the finance sector, which alone makes up approximately two thirds of its total asset allocations, and also invests in the consumer discretionary, materials, energy, and industrials sectors, among other sectors to a lesser degree, in order of decreasing allocation. The company’s top holdings include Kinder Morgan Inc., SPDR S&P 500 ETF TR, iShares TR, Zions Bancorporation, WisdomTree Tr, Twenty First Century Fox Inc., Tyson Foods Inc., Deere & Co., Molson Coors Brewing Co., and Monsanto Co., in order of decreasing allocation. Achievement Holdings L.P. mainly caters to pooled investment vehicles and also provides its services to investment companies to a lesser degree. The company is employee owned with CEO Joseph F. Scoby holding the majority share. Achievement Holdings L.P., in turn, acts as the parent holding company of the operating entity Achievement Asset Management LLC and holds the majority ownership in that company. The company takes advisory fees in the form of a percentage of assets and various performance based fees. Achievement Asset Management has closed as of 2016 with Joseph Scoby stating that its corporate bond strategy does not work in the current market environment.