Manning & Napier, Inc. is an independent investment management, which engages in the provision of a range of financial solutions and investment strategies. The firm's investment strategies comprises equity, fixed income and a range of blended asset portfolios by employing traditional, and quantitative approaches. It operates through Investment Management Industry segment. The Investment Management Industry segment focuses in managing accounts, mutual funds, and collective investment trust funds. The company was founded by William Manning and William Napier in April 1970 and is headquartered in Fairport, NY.