The closing of this combination on October 31, 2020 creates a European asset management leader with more than €430 billion1 in assets under management and over €590 billion1 under administration through its services platform as at end-September 2020.
Combining simplicity and security, the platform provides a highly-customized service, while adapting to a client’s existing systems and services. Clients, including asset managers and asset owners (insurers, pension funds and large corporates), can select their required services by combining components such as data management and processing, front and middle office systems, and order execution.
Ostrum AM is a responsible and committed company with ambitious SRI goals: the analysis of all investments will incorporate ESG criteria from 2021, while 98% of assets managed in open-ended funds will carry SRI accreditations in 2022.
Ostrum AM will benefit from reinforced research teams to support its corporate, non-financial and green bond-related analyses, an ESG strategy department geared to providing support for asset management teams, and the methodological framework developed by La Banque Postale AM. Ostrum AM will also bolster its engagement policy through constructive dialogue with issuers and will strengthen its climate goals.
Its new tagline “Enhancing your power to act” refers to Ostrum AM’s ultimate mission: to support its clients in delivering on their commitments to their own clients and in underpinning the long-term goals, health and retirement of European citizens.
2In terms of assets managed for institutional investors in Europe.
Natixis is a French multinational financial services firm specialized in asset & wealth management, corporate & investment banking, insurance and payments. A subsidiary of Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France through its two retail banking networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne, Natixis counts nearly 16,000 employees across 38 countries. Its clients include corporations, financial institutions, sovereign and supranational organizations, as well as the customers of Groupe BPCE’s networks. Listed on the Paris stock exchange, Natixis has a solid financial base with a CET1 capital under Basel 3(3) of €11.6 billion, a Basel 3 CET1 Ratio(3) of 11.2% and quality long-term ratings (Standard & Poor’s: A+ / Moody’s: A1 / Fitch Ratings: A+).
(3) Based on CRR-CRD4 rules as reported on June 26, 2013, including the Danish compromise - without phase-in.
Figures as at 30 June 2020
About La Banque Postale
La Banque Postale, together with its subsidiaries, including CNP Assurances, a subsidiary of the La Poste group, operates in the retail banking, insurance, corporate banking and asset management markets. La Banque Postale supports its customers – private individuals, businesses, professionals, non-profits and the local public sector – with a comprehensive range of accessible services. As a local bank, La Banque Postale is the leading lender to local authorities and has an extensive branch network in France with more than 17,000 contact points, including 7,700 post offices. It is also developing a digital offering, especially through fully-mobile Ma French Bank. As a bank dedicated to serving the community, and a pioneer in responsible finance, La Banque Postale is charged with a public service mission of providing access to banking services through the Livret A passbook savings account.
La Banque Postale in numbers:
- 10.5 million active customers
- 1.5 million people given access to banking services
- 1.6 million financially vulnerable customers
- 685,000 private banking customers
- more than 350,000 corporate
-1st world bank in the "public and regional banks" sector (according to the ISS-ESG)
Data at end-2019
About Ostrum Asset Management
Ostrum Asset Management draws on its investment expertise to enhance the impact of its clients’ commitments as they act together to support European citizens’ life plans, health and retirement.
A European institutional investment management leader4, Ostrum Asset Management supports its clients in their liability-driven investments, offering both asset management solutions on the back of its long-standing fixed-income and insurance-related management expertise, and investment services via its innovative technological platform.
Ostrum Asset Management is a well-established responsible investment advocate5 and manages €430 billion6 in assets for large institutional clients – insurers, pension funds, health insurers, corporations – as well as €590 billion3 in assets under administration for professional investors worldwide across all asset classes.
Ostrum Asset Management is an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers.
4IPE Top 500 Asset Managers 2020 ranked Ostrum AM as the 77th largest asset manager, as at 12/31/2019. Any reference to a ranking, a rating or an award provides no guarantee for future performance.
5Ostrum AM was one of the first French asset manager signatories to the PRI in 2008. More details: www.unpri.org
6Source: Ostrum Asset Management, consolidated data at end-September 2020. Administered assets include Ostrum AM's assets. The services provided for a given client may concern certain services only.
French Public Limited liability company with board of Directors and Supervisory board
Capital € 4 046 407 595
115 rue de Sèvres - 75275 Paris Cedex 06
RCS Paris 421 100 645
Limited liability company
Capital € 5 019 776 380,80
RCS Paris n°542 044 524
Regulated in France by the ACPR - Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution
30, avenue Pierre Mendès-France
Ostrum Asset Management
An affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers
French Public Limited liability company with board of Directors
Share capital €48 518 602
Regulated by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) under no. GP 18000014
RCS Paris n° 525 192 753
43 avenue Pierre Mendès France
Natixis Investment Managers
RCS Paris 453 952 681
Share Capital: €178 251 690
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