That money represents the savings, sacrifice, and dreams that investors have entrusted to us. We take this responsibility seriously.

Founded in 1981, Dimensional global firms* have a long history of applying academic research to practical investing. We offer a full range of equity and fixed income strategies designed to target higher expected returns.

Dimensional at a Glance
As of June 30, 2022

Years since founding

In firmwide assets under
management, CAD (in billions)

Employees in 14
global offices

Investment philosophy

Becoming Dimensional
A brief introduction to Dimensional, this video highlights the firm’s academic roots and unique offering to clients.


“Dimensional” refers to the Dimensional separate but affiliated entities generally, rather than to one particular entity. These entities are Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd., Dimensional Ireland Limited, DFA Australia Limited, Dimensional Fund Advisors Canada ULC, Dimensional Fund Advisors Pte. Ltd, Dimensional Japan Ltd., and Dimensional Hong Kong Limited. Dimensional Hong Kong Limited is licensed by the Securities and Futures Commission to conduct Type 1 (dealing in securities) regulated activities only and does not provide asset management services. Dimensional Directors refers to a member of the Board of Directors of the general partner of Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.