Separately Managed Accounts

  • The firm manages separate accounts for families, endowments, and family offices.
  • We offer equity, fixed income, and cash management services for taxable and tax-exempt investors.
  • The structure of each portfolio is determined according to the specific objectives and risk tolerance of the client.
  • Client’s separately managed account assets are maintained at a qualified, third-party custodian (meaning independent financial institutions that are either federally regulated banks or broker-dealers registered with and regulated by the SEC).

Beck Mack + Oliver Partners Fund (BMPEX)

The BM+O Partners Fund is a mutual fund whose principal objective is long-term capital appreciation consistent with the preservation of capital. The Partners Fund invests primarily in common stocks and seeks to maintain a reasonably concentrated investment portfolio. We engage in intensive fundamental research in order to identify high-quality businesses and exercise valuation discipline in the construction of the portfolio.

The Partners Fund was originally established in April 1991 as a commingled fund and converted into a mutual fund in December 2009. The Partners Fund is a series of the Forum Funds Trust, an open-end management investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940. Beck Mack + Oliver is the investment adviser to the Partners Fund.

Richard Fitzgerald

Richard Fitzgerald has been a Portfolio Manager of Beck Mack + Oliver since 2016 and became a Member in 2018. Mr. Fitzgerald has over 16 years of investment management experience. Prior to his association with BM+O, Mr. Fitzgerald worked at Twin Capital Management from 2012 to 2015, Jefferies Investment Advisers from 2011 to 2012, and Castle Point Capital Management from 2008 to 2010. In addition, he has private equity and investment banking experience. Mr. Fitzgerald received a B.A. degree from the University of Chicago in 2004.

John Ellis

John Ellis became a Partner of Beck Mack + Oliver in 2013. Before joining as a Portfolio Manager in 2010, Mr. Ellis was a senior analyst at Castle Point Capital Management  (2008- 2010), an analyst at Coliseum Capital Management (2006-2008), an analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. (2005-2006), and an auditor at Ernst & Young (2004-2005). Mr. Ellis received this B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2003 and a M.A. from the Keenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2004.  Mr. Ellis holds a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst designations. 

BM&O Partners Fund - 2021 Semi-Annual Report

Current Reports

Archived Reports

Security Description Industry % of Net Assets
The Blackstone Group Inc. Financials 7.75%
Apollo Global Management Inc. Financials 7.60%
Microsoft Corp. Information Technology 6.31%
Alphabet, Inc. Communication Services 5.86%
Enstar Group, Ltd. Financials 5.65%
Credit Acceptance Corp. Financials 5.11%
Fiserv, Inc. Financials 4.89%
Ashtead Group, PLC Industrials 4.85%
Arthur J Gallagher & Co. Financials 4.67%
RadNEt, Inc. Health Care 4.45%
Total 57.14%

There is no assurance that the Partners Fund1 will achieve its investment objective. The risks associated with the Partners Fund include: equity and convertible securities risk, foreign securities risk, management risk, debt securities risk, non-investment grade securities risk, liquidity risk and non-diversification risk. The Partners Fund may invest in small and mid-sized capitalization companies, which carry greater risk than is customarily associated with larger companies.

For more complete information about the Partners Fund, including risks, fees and expenses, download a prospectus from this site or call (800) 943-6786. Read the prospectus carefully before investing. This website is not a solicitation for the Partners Fund outside of the United States. Foreside Fund Services, LLC, distributor.