Natixis Investment Managers serves financial professionals with more insightful ways to construct portfolios. Powered by the expertise of more than 20 specialized investment managers globally, we apply Active Thinking® to deliver proactive solutions that help clients pursue better outcomes in all markets. Natixis Investment Managers ranks among the world’s largest asset management firms1 (USD 1.3 trillion AUM2). As highly active managers, Natixis Investment Managers is committed to ESG principles.
Through the expertise of our affiliated managers, we have about 30 years of experience in responsible investing3. The majority of our managers integrate ESG factors into their investment process. Globally, more than 92% of our assets are managed by affiliates that are signatories to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI)4. We offer a range of funds and strategies focused on the belief that ESG factors can play a meaningful role in uncovering opportunities, identifying potential risks, and generating competitive returns for investors.
1 Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2020 ranked Natixis Investment Managers as the 17th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management as of December 31, 2019.
2 Assets under management (“AUM”) as of March 31, 2021. AUM, as reported, may include notional assets, assets serviced, gross assets, assets of minority-owned affiliated entities and other types of non-regulatory AUM managed or serviced by firms affiliated with Natixis Investment Managers.
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3The 1st SRI fund was created in 1984 within Ostrum Asset Management (Mirova was previously a division of Ostrum AM, Mirova has been created in 2012).
4 Affiliated investment management firms that are signatories to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). PRI signatory firms demonstrate a commitment to adopt and implement the PRI, where consistent with fiduciary responsibilities. Affiliated firms that are PRI signatories oversee $839.9B / €765.6B / £677B (or 92 percent) of Natixis Investment Managers assets as of March 31, 2020. The PRI were developed by an international group of institutional investors with the support of the United Nations Secretary General. They are voluntary and aspirational, offering a menu of possible actions for incorporating environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues.