Yves Perrier, the CEO of Europe’s largest asset manager, sees climate change in his own back yard. He talks to Nick Fitzpatrick about ESG, diversity and his plans to compete with BlackRock’s tech platform.
Matt Shafer, head of international distribution at Natixis Investment Managers, tells Funds Europe about the benefits of Natixis’s multi-affiliate model and business opportunities over the next few years.
Active management and sub-advisory mandates are helping medium-sized firms like Investec AM (soon to be renamed Ninety One) survive the ongoing ‘fund cull’ as distributors gravitate to larger managers.
With the largest deal in China’s asset management industry done and dusted, Mackenzie Investments CEO Barry McInerney thinks investors should consider separate allocations to Chinese equities. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.
George Muzinich’s eponymous firm has stuck to fixed income for 31 years. Once “awed” by corporate bonds, the firm has since branched into less vanilla debt investment against a background of lower yields. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.
Michael Gruener, BlackRock’s head of Emea Wealth, tells Mark Latham about ‘Schumpeter’s gale’ and the European ambitions of the world’s largest asset manager.