Natixis Asset Management launches Natixis Global Risk Parity, a global allocation fund with a balanced risk approach
Diversifying assets, and especially risk, has become paramount for adapting risk to all types of market conditions. This is the approach offered by Natixis Global Risk Parity(1): a risk balanced allocation in a global investment universe, seeking to capture market rallies while mitigating the sensitivity to market reversals over the minimum recommended investment period of three years.
Natixis Global Risk Parity is designed for all types of investors: professional and non-professional.
With assets under management of €289.2 billion and 682 employees(1), 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(2)), Global emerging, and Responsible investing (developed by Mirova(2)). Natixis Asset Management’s offer is distributed through the global distribution platform of Natixis Global Asset Management, which offers access to the expertise of more than twenty management companies in the United States, Asia and Europe.
(1)Source: Natixis Asset Management – 31/06/2013.
(2)Seeyond and Mirova are brands 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 €602.5 billion worldwide. It employed more than 3,200 staff as of June 30, 2013.
Natixis Global Risk Parity is primarily exposed to the risk of loss of capital, to the equity risk, credit risk, interest rate risk, emerging country risk, currency risk and leverage risk.
Head Institutional and Network Solutions, Natixis Asset Management
Michael Aflalo started his career at Crédit Mutuel Finance as an equity index fund manager and structured fund manager, then moved to CAAM as balanced fund manager (quantitative and fundamental management). In 2001, he moved to AXA IM as senior manager in the Balanced Management team, then Head of Investment Management, Flexible Products and Total Return as from 2006. He joined Natixis Asset Management in October 2010 to become head of Balanced Management, Institutional and Retail investors now Institutional and Network Solutions within the Investment & Client Solutions division.
Michael Aflalo is a graduate of Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Economique (ENSAE), a qualified actuary of Institut de Statistique de Paris (ISUP) and a member of the French Institute of Actuaries (IAF). He also holds a master's degree in Applied Mathematics & Fundamental Science (MASF) of the Pierre & Marie Curie University (Paris IV). Michael Aflalo has 18 years' experience, of which three at Natixis Asset Management.
Portfolio Manager, Institutional and Network Solutions, Natixis Asset Management
Pierre Radot started his career in 1988 at Banque Monétaire et Financière as a treasury operator. In 1990, he moved to Monte Paschi Banque (Paris) as head of treasury, francs and derivatives. He then joined Cardif Asset Management (BNP Paribas group) as a portfolio manager. He moved to Natixis Asset Management in 2006 and is currently a portfolio manager in the Institutional and Network Solutions team, within the Investment & Client Solutions division.
Pierre Radot is an HEC Paris graduate and has 25 years' experience, of which eight years at Natixis Asset Management.
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