About Us

Mission

Legg Mason has served investors for over 110 years. Today as a pure global asset manager, we remain steadfast in our commitment to helping investors achieve their long-term financial goals.

Throughout our history, Legg Mason has developed a strong culture and sense of purpose that has guided generations of employees and helped us to succeed across market cycles.  Integral to our success as a firm and to delivering value for our clients is our vision:

"Our vision is to be a proven leader in global asset management by delivering specialized investment solutions that meet our clients' objectives and by rewarding our shareholders and employees."

Values

In every Legg Mason location across the globe, our employees are guided by core values that impact everything we do and drive us to execute our vision every day.  These values include:

INTEGRITY

We operate with a "no chalk" principle, respecting ethical boundaries and doing the right thing for our clients and each other

COLLABORATION

We value partnership within and across our multi-manager business, and foster a diverse, supportive environment

PASSION FOR RESULTS

We focus relentlessly on service excellence and delivering performance that benefits our clients and shareholders

EMPOWERMENT

We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and drive innovation and new ideas

COMMITMENT TO OUR PROFESSION

We pursue continuous learning to advance our investment management knowledge and lead the industry forward

Creating Client and Shareholder Value

Legg Mason believes that global scale and diversification are essential to serve the needs of investors and to develop new and innovative ways to generate alpha. The distinctive Legg Mason multi-affiliate model provides investors across the globe with unmatched depth and breadth of investment solutions and superior client service.  At Legg Mason, we believe that if you focus on your client first, you will deliver for your shareholders.  

Our strategy is focused in three areas:

  • Outstanding independent investment managers - each of our managers has deep experience and proven performance in a particular investment domain.  This specialized expertise is what sets Legg Mason apart
  • A corporate center that delivers strategic value through capital allocation and distribution services
  • A balanced portfolio of investment managers across asset classes, geographies, and channels so that we deliver on our clients' needs and create value for our shareholders

Legg Mason continues to develop innovative products and services that solve the changing needs of investors and provide long-term, sustainable performance in the global markets. We are committed to multi-segment leadership, building on our strong and loyal base of institutional clients and expanding our global position among individual and high net worth investors. By working with a range of distribution partners, including leading banks, brokerages, insurance companies, independent advisors and investment consultants, Legg Mason delivers investment and service excellence to clients around the world.