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Natixis Global Asset Management expands international distribution with second Swiss office

  • Natixis Global Asset Management steps up its long time presence in the region with new Zurich location
  • Unique approach to portfolio construction helps investors build more strategic portfolios that seek to produce better outcomes in today’s unpredictable markets
  • Supported by a global network of more than 20 independent asset managers

Natixis Global Asset Management, one of the world’s largest asset managers,1 has opened a new office in Zurich. With the opening of a second office in Switzerland in addition to its Geneva office, Natixis will provide access to its global network of independent investment specialists to global and regional banks, insurance companies, institutional investors, and independent enterprise asset managers (EAMs) as well as family offices. They specialise in a number of different investment classes and investment styles.

Timo H. Paul, Managing Director at Natixis Global Asset Management is responsible for German-speaking Switzerland. ‘Our Durable Portfolio Construction® philosophy and our multi-affiliate structure set us apart from many other asset managers. We focus on bringing our clients services like our Portfolio Research and Consulting Group and our Durable Portfolio Research Center that draw on deep investor insights and detailed portfolio analysis to bring objective data to every investment discussion,’ said Paul. ‘With our new office in Zurich we are once again underscoring the importance we attach to Switzerland.’

Our business model gives all of our more than 20 specialised investment managers the opportunity to focus on their individual investment styles. This provides greater variety, more investment opportunities, a broader range of diversification and ultimately a more optimised investment portfolio for our clients’, Mr. Paul adds.

The Durable Portfolio Construction® philosophy helps investors all over the world to construct portfolios that are optimised for the complex market challenges of our time – allowing investors to focus on their long-term investment goals in the future as well.

1 Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2016 ranked Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A. as the 16th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management ($870.3 billion) as of December 31, 2015.

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