Natixis Asset Management announces the creation of Mirova, a management company
In order to accelerate the development of its responsible investment activities, Natixis Asset Management announces the creation of the management company Mirova1. It is Mirova’s ambition to become an international leader in Responsible Investment within the next five years.
Mirova, the Responsible Investment subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management, develops an engaged approach aiming to combine value creation and sustainable development. Mirova’s philosophy is based on the conviction that integrating sustainable development themes can generate solutions that create value for investors over the long term, not only thanks to a better appreciation of risks, but also by identifying favourable investment opportunities in a changing world. Mirova offers a global responsible investing approach: equities, bonds, infrastructure, Impact investing,(1) voting and engagement. The second-largest European manager of open-ended SRI funds(2) and N°1 in Impact investing in France(3) and in Europe(2), Mirova has €3.4bn in AuM and €23.6bn in voting and engagement. Mirova brings together 43 multi-disciplinary experts, specialists in thematic investment management, engineers, financial and ESG(4) analysts, specialists and experts in socially conscious finance and project financing. Mirova’s fund range is distributed by Natixis Global Asset Management’s global distribution platform and is designed for all types of investors, both professional and non-professional.
Source: Natixis Asset Management as at 30/09/2013. (1) Impact investing: investments with a strong social and environmental impact. (2) Source: Feri Lipper - 04/2013. (3) Baromètre Finansol 2012. Impact Investing: of which €55 million invested directly in solidarity organisations. (4) ESG: Environmental, Social/Societal and Governance. References to classifications, awards and/or ratings are not an indicator of future performances by the funds/UCITS and/or fund manager.
With assets under management of €292.5 billion and 682 employees, Natixis Asset Management ranks among the leading European asset managers. Natixis Asset Management offers its clients (institutional investors, companies, private banks, retail banks and other distribution networks) tailored, innovative and efficient solutions organised into 6 investment divisions: Fixed income, European equities, Investment and client solutions, Structured and volatility developed by Seeyond,1 Global emerging, and Responsible investing developed by Mirova2
Source: Natixis Asset Management – September 30, 2013. (1) Seeyond is a brand of Natixis Asset Management. (2) Mirova is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management.
Natixis Global Asset Management, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Natixis, comprises management and distribution firms based in Europe, the United States and Asia. Assets under management totaled more than €619.3 billion worldwide. It employed more than 3,200 staff.
Source : Natixis Global Asset Management - September 30, 2013