Who is the CEO of First Trust?

James A. Bowen is CEO of First Trust Portfolios L.P. and its affiliate, First Trust Advisors L.P. He is responsible for the strategic direction of the firms and putting teams in place to meet the many demands of the marketplace with the products and services the firms offer.

Who is First Trust owned by?

James Allen Bowen
Here one finds the company is mostly owned by James Allen Bowen, the CEO. Bowen bought the company from the family of Robert Donald Van Kampen, deceased bible collector and finance luminary, for $3 million in 2010. Back then First Trust was much smaller and the financial crisis had depressed asset values.

How old is Jim Bowen First Trust?

James Bowen is 65, he’s been the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of First Trust Specialty Finance & Opportunities Fund since 2012. There are 2 older and 7 younger executives at First Trust Specialty Finance & Opportunities Fund.

Is First Trust publicly traded?

First Trust Low Duration Opportunities ETF (the “Fund”) lists and principally trades its shares on The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq” or the “Exchange”).

How long has First Trust been around?

First Trust Portfolios L.P. and its affiliate First Trust Advisors L.P. (collectively “First Trust”) were established in 1991 with a mission to offer trusted investment products and advisory services.

When was first trust created?

As the story goes, the very first trust dates back to the days of the Roman Empire – about 800 A.D. In that society, only citizens of Rome could own property. When faced with deployment, soldiers would transfer ownership of their property to a trusted friend to make sure their families were cared for.

Who else hosted bullseye?

Jim Bowen
Other names James Brown Whittaker
Occupation Stand-up comedian, presenter, radio presenter, TV personality, actor
Years active 1971–2014
Television Bullseye (1981–1995) The Comedians (1971–1993)

Is First Trust a good ETF?

First Trust Capital Strength ETF is an excellent option for investors seeking to outperform the Style Box – Large Cap Blend segment of the market. There are other ETFs in the space which investors could consider as well.

Is First Trust good?

“First Trust struck an excellent, near 50/50 balance between education and project work. Because the majority of First Trust’s software tools are made in-house, the learning curve was substantial. But regular guidance by mentors, dedicated training sessions, and accessible documentation overcame this barrier.