Our History

Founded in 1929, Lord Abbett is one of the oldest independent money management firms in the United States. As one of the oldest money management firms in the United States, Lord Abbett has provided generations of financial advisors and their clients with a quality investment experience since 1929. See how we have met the challenges of changing times while upholding our commitment to the stewardship of clients' assets.

Our Philosophy

Lord Abbett is an independent, privately held money management firm with a singular focus on the management of money. We approach this task as the practice of a craft, which supports our unwavering commitment to the stewardship of our clients' assets. Ultimately, our philosophy guides the way we manage money and the firm itself.



At Lord Abbett, integrity, courtesy and loyalty are more than abstract ideas; they are the qualities we bring to our daily business. Every Lord Abbett employee is engaged in the craft of managing money. Whether an employee's role involves helping to attract, invest or retain assets, their focus is our success.

The traits that characterize our firm guide everything we do: a heritage and perspective that span more than 80 years; a commitment to the stewardship of client assets; and an investment philosophy born out of our singular focus on the management of money.

Investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of Lord Abbett Funds. This and other important information is contained in the fund's summary prospectus and/or prospectus. To obtain a prospectus or summary prospectus on any Lord Abbett mutual fund, you can click here or contact your investment professional or Lord Abbett Districutor LLC at (800) 821-5129. read the prospectus carefully before you invest or send money.