Robeco Group sees record inflows

Arrow_up_2Robeco Group, the Netherlands-based asset manager, saw record net cash inflows of €15 billion in the first quarter and a 16% increase in profits.

The company said positive investment results were seen in Q1 with total average excess returns on all capabilities of 1.67% gross of fees and 83% of assets outperforming their benchmarks.

Assets under management increased to €177 billion from €150 billion at the end of 2011. Institutional clients were the main contributors to the inflows.

Robeco’s profit was €64 million, which compared to €55 million for the first quarter 2011.

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