2018 Outlook: 75% of institutional investors say current environment favors active management
Allocations to passive strategies decline for third consecutive year; 75% believe the current market environment favors active management.
72% are surprised volatility has been so low for so long, but geopolitical risks and asset bubbles are institutional investors’ the top concerns.
Alternative assets overshadow bonds as investors shift to Europe & emerging markets; Technology, healthcare, aerospace and financial sectors seen as top outperformers.
Natixis Investment Managers serves financial professionals with more insightful ways to construct portfolios. Powered by the expertise 26 specialized investment managers globally, we apply Active Thinking℠ to deliver proactive
solutions that help clients pursue better outcomes in all markets. Natixis ranks among the world’s largest asset management firms1 ($961.1 billion AUM2).
Headquartered in Paris and Boston, Natixis Investment Managers is a subsidiary of Natixis. Listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, Natixis is a subsidiary of BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France. Natixis Investment Managers’ affiliated investment management firms and distribution and service groups include Active Index Advisors®;3 AEW; AlphaSimplex Group; Axeltis; Darius Capital Partners; DNCA Investments;4 Dorval Asset Management;5 Gateway Investment Advisers; H2O Asset Management;5 Harris Associates; Investors Mutual Limited; Loomis, Sayles & Company; Managed Portfolio Advisors®;3 McDonnell Investment Management; Mirova;6 Natixis Asset Management; Ossiam; Seeyond;7 Vaughan Nelson Investment Management; Vega Investment Managers; and Natixis Private Equity Division, which includes Seventure Partners, Naxicap Partners, Alliance Entreprendre, Euro Private Equity, Caspian Private Equity and Eagle Asia Partners. Not all offerings available in all jurisdictions. For additional information, please visit the company’s website at im.natixis.com. Natixis Investment Managers Distribution (n.509 471 173 RCS Paris). Registered office: 21 quai d'Austerlitz, 75013 Paris.
Natixis Investment Managers includes all of the investment management and distribution entities affiliated with Natixis Distribution, L.P. and Natixis Investment Managers S.A.
- Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2017 ranked Natixis Investment Managers (formerly Natixis Global Asset Management) as the 15th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management as of December 31, 2016.
2 Net asset value as of September 30, 2017. Assets under management (“AUM”), as reported, may include notional assets, assets serviced, gross assets and other types of non-regulatory AUM.
3 A division of Natixis Advisors, L.P.
4 A brand of DNCA Finance.
5 A subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management.
6 A subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management. Operated in the U.S. through Natixis Asset Management U.S., LLC. 7 A brand of Natixis Asset Management. Operated in the U.S. through Natixis Asset Management U.S., LLC.