General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> January 24, 2011

Unit Trusts & Structured Investments In China – Scott Colyer – Advisors Asset Management, Inc.

Colyer, Scott
Scott Colyer has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Advisors Asset Management, Inc., since 1998. Previously, he served as First Vice President of Prudential Securities, Inc., and of PaineWebber, Inc. With more than 25 years of industry experience, Mr. Colyer has become an accomplished fixed income Strategist and Investment Counselor, whose insights are frequently featured in financial media outlets, including Barron’s, The Bond Buyer, BusinessWeek, CNBC, CNNMoney, Fortune, Fox Business TV, InvestmentNews, MarketWatch, Pensions & Investments, TheStreet and The Wall Street Journal. He also is a member of the Forbes Intelligent Investing Panel. Mr. Colyer earned his bachelor’s from Pittsburg State University and his J.D., cum laude, from the Washburn University School of Law. Advisors Asset Management was chosen as one of the fastest-growing financial services companies by Inc. magazine each of the past three years. Profile
TWST: Please start with a brief history and overview of Advisors Asset Management.

Mr. Colyer: Advisors Asset Management is an investment solutions provider to industry professionals, mostly