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Through its multiple boutique investment structure, New York Life Investments offers one of the broadest arrays of investment capabilities in the industry.

From equity to fixed income, domestic to international, growth to value, indexed to active, large-cap to small-cap, and publicly traded securities to private placements, New York Life Investments has a team of investment professionals focused on virtually every sector of the capital markets.

For more information on New York Life Investments' investment boutiques, please select from the list below:

Institutional Capital (ICAP)
ICAP's value-oriented focus, team approach, and time-tested investment process have earned it recognition as a premier institutional investment firm. The MainStay Select Equity Fund was selected as the 2009 Lipper Fund Award Winner1 in the Large-Cap Value, 10-year category.

MacKay Shields
Founded in 1938 and part of the New York Life family since 1984, MacKay Shields is recognized worldwide for their fixed-income expertise, offering active management in high-yield, convertible, and municipal strategies. The investment management approach in all areas is team oriented and combines rigorous investment disciplines with sound fundamental judgment of experienced professionals.

Madison Capital Funding LLC
Madison Capital Funding is a finance company focused exclusively on the corporate financing needs of middle market oriented private equity sponsors throughout the U.S.. Madison Capital provides enterprise-value, leveraged financings for acquisitions, recapitalizations, management buyouts, and leveraged buyouts.

Cornerstone Capital Management
Cornerstone Capital Management is an investment manager with a broad array of quantitative and fundamental equity strategies across multiple capitalizations and styles including domestic and global long-only and absolute return strategies. With roots dating back to 1993, the firm has an extensive track record of successfully leveraging comprehensive and exacting research capabilities and a consistent process to deliver superior investment results for clients.

GoldPoint Partners
GoldPoint Partners has managed private equity investments for over 20 years for both New York Life Insurance Company and third-party institutional clients across three strategies: equity co-investments, mezzanine investments, and limited partnership investments in alternative investment funds.

Private Advisors
Private Advisors, LLC is an alternative asset manager specializing in hedge fund of funds and private equity fund of funds. The firm provides expertise in fundamental credit, equity and opportunistic hedge fund strategies and North American small company private equity investing. Private Advisors’ investment philosophy is fundamentally oriented and focused on preserving capital and achieving strong risk adjusted returns.


Fixed Income Investors
Fixed Income Investors is a multi-product fixed income investment manager with demonstrated expertise and scale in every major fixed income sector.  They employ a disciplined, team-oriented approach to managing fixed income portfolios for clients in the institutional, retail and CDO/CLO markets.


Guaranteed Products
New York Life Investments Guaranteed Products is a global provider of institutional fixed income investment products issued by New York Life to investors seeking high quality, low volatility, and stable returns.

Real Estate Investors
Real Estate Investors manages a portfolio of real estate debt and equity investments for New York Life Insurance Company and third-party investors. The group has a national presence through its five field offices located in major regions of the U.S., and is a full service, integrated unit responsible for real estate capital market activities. It has been a leading capital provider in the real estate industry for over 75 years.

1.The Lipper Fund Awards program highlights funds in 21 countries that have excelled in delivering consistently strong risk-adjusted performance, relative to peers. Those funds with the most consistent return within their classification were declared the winner over three, five, or ten years. MainStay ICAP Select Equity Fund received the Lipper Fund Award in the Large-Cap Value Funds category for the 10-year period annualized as of 12/31/08. For a detailed explanation, please review the Lipper Fund Awards Methodology document at

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