Subsidiary of French asset manager Natixis reduces non-rated private bond exposure and introduces swing pricing
Natixis establishes infrastructure equity affiliate
Team will specialise in managing equity funds dedicated to greenfield and brownfield infrastructure assets
Natixis affiliate offers gender diversity fund
Mirova Women Leaders Equity Fund will invest in global companies that are committed to increasing gender diversity
Natixis spin off to focus on AI, robotics and water
Thematics Asset Management will seek long-term investments in global equities with emphasis on integrating ESG
Brexit downturn could slow global growth
Investor consensus pegs recession for Q1 2020
Climate, volatility and dividend index launched
German index group Solactive has launched an index to track companies embracing the transition to renewable energy while exhibiting low volatility and high dividend yield characteristics.
Fund selectors ‘slow to shift into alternatives’
Fund selectors are not using alternatives despite the popular view that the asset class is important for diversification, says French asset manager Natixis.
38% of fund buyers say volatility will boost returns
Professional fund buyers split on volatility impact on portfolios with 39% viewing volatility as a threat, according to survey
Active strategies overshadow passive for European investors
New Morningstar data shows that around 16% of European assets invested in funds were held in passive strategies in January 2018, much less than many had expected.
Why European investor performance trailed the US and Latam
The depreciation of the US dollar led to European investors lagging behind their US and Latin American counterparts in terms of performance in 2017 despite making the right call about being overweight European equities, according to Natixis Investment Managers.
Click through the gallery to find out what asset allocation looked like for European, US, and Latin American investors in 2017.