IndexValue.com is a site created by The Ridgewood Group to educate investors
about enhanced indexing as an intelligent investment alternative. We
are an investment advisor offering our money management services to clients
looking for an intelligent and risk minimizing approach to investing. We
work with a variety of clients and their advisors including affluent
individuals and institutions.
The Ridgewood Group and IndexValue.com were established on a foundation of
integrity and service. We believe that money managers as a group have
a sacred responsibility towards their clients. At The Ridgewood Group, we
take this responsibility very seriously and we have tried to establish our
approach and our relationships the way we would like them to be were our
One of our explicit goals is to help our clients achieve outstanding
investment performance through application of proven principles. We believe
that choosing the right money manager or managers is one of the most
important decisions any client or their advisor can make.
As human beings, there are certain priorities more important to us than
investment performance, but once we secure good health and the safety of the
people that we love, there are few things as important to our security and
well-being as the ability to preserve and grow our hard earned savings. So
whether we work directly for our individual clients or indirectly for them
through institutions and other intermediaries, we believe that ours is a
The Ridgewood Group is an investment firm located in Short Hills,
a suburban community located in Northern NJ approximately 20 miles west of
Kaushal "Ken" Majmudar, JD, CFA serves as our chief investment officer and
is supported by other members of our team of professionals. Established in
1962, the CFA Program is awarded to investment specialists after completing
a 3 year graduate-level study and examination program. The program is
selective, with fewer than 10% of enrolled candidates clearing the
examination requirements in sequence*. Ken is a member of both the CFA
Institute and the New York Society of Securities Analysts and the Value
Investors Club - an online group for skilled value investors founded by Joel
Greenblatt. In 2005, Kaushal and The Ridgewood Group were also recognized as
a 5-star advisor, their highest rating, by Paladin Registry.
Ken is also an honors graduate of the Harvard Law School and an honors
graduate of Columbia University with a degree in Computer Science. Prior to
founding The Ridgewood Group in late 2002, Kaushal worked for seven years on
Wall Street as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers. He
is also a licensed attorney admitted to the bar in New York and New Jersey.
The Ridgewood Group is registered and regulated by the US Securities and
Exchange Comission (SEC).