Rankings and recognitions by unaffiliated publications should not be construed by a client or prospective client as a guarantee that Absolute Capital Management LLC will provide a certain level of results in client accounts nor should they be construed as current or past endorsements of Absolute Capital by clients. Such publications base their selections on information prepared and/or submitted by the recognized entities. Additional details regarding the criteria and process utilized in formulating these rankings are described below.
Pittsburgh Business Times – Pittsburgh 100
Absolute Capital Management Inc. was ranked #81 in 2015, #78 in 2014, #81 in 2013, #41 in 2012 and #84 in 2011 on the Pittsburgh Business Times’ “Pittsburgh 100.” The Pittsburgh 100 is published annually and is comprised of companies with proven, sustained growth records that have been growing at a rate of 10% or more per year over the past 3 years. To qualify, a company must be a privately held, for profit, independent corporation, proprietorship or partnership (not a subsidiary or subdivision). To enter, companies must provide annual revenue results and other information to the Pittsburgh Business Times directly and allow for such information to be independently verified. For the program, revenues were required for the three previous years. Gross revenue must have been at least $500,000. The top 100 companies were selected based on the percentage of growth over the three year period. For more information regarding the Pittsburgh 100 please visit www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh.
Inc. 5000 List
The Inc. 5000 List showcases the fastest growing, privately-held companies in America. Absolute Capital made Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 List each year from 2011-2015 and was ranked #4,576 in 2015, #4,391 in 2014, #3,156 in 2013, #3,616 in 2012 and #4,637 in 2011. In order to qualify for the Inc. 5000, companies must meet the following criteria:
- Have generated revenue by March 31 of each year from 2007 – 2011;
- Have generated at least $100,000 in revenue each year from 2007 – 2011;
- Have generated at least $2 million in revenue each year from 2010 – 2014;
- Be privately held, for profit, based in the U.S., and independent (not a subsidiary or division of another company).
Candidates are required to complete an extensive application. Then in order to complete the application, companies must submit revenue verification materials to confirm revenue figures. Companies are ranked according to the percentage growth of their annual revenue over a 3 year period. For more information regarding Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 List, please visit www.inc.com.
Financial Advisor Magazine – RIA Survey
This annual survey is performed by Financial Advisor Magazine as a means of measuring growth among independent advisors across the U.S. Firms must be registered investment advisors and provide financial planning and/or related services to individual clients. All firms must be either independently owned or a freestanding subsidiary of another business. Data is provided by each firm, mostly from numbers and information published on their Form ADV, including assets under management. Each participating advisor is then ranked alongside their participating peers. Absolute Capital made Financial Advisor Magazine’s RIA Survey each year from 2011-2015 and was ranked #361 in 2015, #319 in 2014, #323 in 2013, #311 in 2012 and #271 in 2011.