BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Columbia Threadneedle Investments is proud to announce its title
sponsorship of the Columbia Threadneedle Investments Boston Triathlon.
This is the second year the Boston-based asset management firm has been
a partner of this community event, which is expected to attract more
than 1,500 participants.
The Columbia Threadneedle Investments Boston Triathlon combines a swim
at Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation’s (DCR)
Carson Beach, a bike ride on DCR William Day Boulevard, and a run along
the South Boston waterfront. Both Olympic and sprint distance events
will be held, as well as a children’s race, the Kids’ Splash-and-Dash.
The event debuted in 2009 and additional information is available at BostonTri.com.
“We are pleased to partner with the City of Boston and the Boston
Triathlon and to make this investment in the greater Boston community.
Triathletes from Boston, New England and beyond demonstrate consistency,
determination and fortitude in achieving their long-term goals,” said
Ted Truscott, CEO of Columbia Threadneedle Investments. “We find that
these values mirror those that drive us as we work to help our
individual and institutional clients achieve their investment goals.”
Columbia Threadneedle is working closely with the event’s charity
partner, Boston Medical Center, the largest safety-net hospital and
busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England.
Charitable money raised through the event will go towards BMC’s
adolescent, young adult and adult addiction programs that fight daily
against the opioid epidemic plaguing our community. To learn more about
participating in the Columbia Threadneedle Investments Boston Triathlon
as part of Team BMC, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Columbia Threadneedle is a long-standing supporter of the sport of
triathlon. In addition to the Boston Triathlon, the firm sponsors the
Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds, scheduled to take place
June 10 – 11, in Leeds, Yorkshire, U.K. and the Columbia Threadneedle
Yilan Triathlon Championships, September 2 – 3 in Yilan, Taiwan.
“Columbia Threadneedle Investment’s sponsorship of the Boston Triathlon
is incredibly important, helping us ensure the event remains accessible
to all racers, both professional and first time triathlon participants,”
said Michael O’Neil, Boston Triathlon Event Director. “We are proud to
be working with both Columbia Threadneedle Investments and Boston
Medical Center in creating an world-class experience here in Boston,
while fulfilling our commitment to positively impacting the local
community. We are looking forward to an incredible event.”
About Columbia Threadneedle Investments:
Threadneedle Investments is a leading global asset management group that
provides a broad range of investment strategies and solutions for
individual, institutional and corporate clients around the world. With
more than 2,000 people, including over 450 investment professionals
based in North America, Europe and Asia, we manage $467 billion1
of assets across developed and emerging market equities, fixed income,
asset allocation solutions and alternatives.
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is the global asset management group
of Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP). For more information, please
visit columbiathreadneedle.com/us. Follow us on Twitter.
1As of March 31, 2017
About Boston Medical Center:
Boston Medical Center is a
private, not-for-profit, 496-bed, academic medical center that is the
primary teaching affiliate of Boston University School of Medicine. It
is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in
New England. It offers specialized care for complex health problems and
is a leading research institution, receiving more than $119 million in
sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2015. In 1997, BMC founded
Boston Medical Center Health Plan, Inc., now one of the top ranked
Medicaid MCOs in the country, as a non-profit managed care organization
serving Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Boston Medical Center and
Boston University School of Medicine are partners in the Boston
HealthNet – 14 community health centers focused on providing exceptional
health care to residents of Boston. For more information, please visit http://www.bmc.org.
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