United States Climbs to 16th in 2018 Natixis Global Retirement Index

Sept. 6, 2018
The United States nudged up one spot to No. 16 among 43 countries in the 2018 Global Retirement Index, released by Natixis Investment Managers. The modest rise in the US ranking is attributed to improving economic conditions and financial institutional strength. However, 10 years after the global financial crisis, Natixis points to a confluence of factors as indicators for the ongoing sustainability of retirement systems in the US and around the world.

  • September 6, 2018
Natixis Investment Managers Reveals Student Winners of the 2018 George Wein Jazz Ambassador Scholarship

July 31, 2018
Natixis Investment Managers continues its tradition of presenting two $5,000 scholarships to high school students who have shown tremendous music ability, strong academic achievement, and a commitment to giving back to their communities. The 2018 George Wein Jazz Ambassador Scholarships will be presented to Erin Cowden of Barrington, R.I., and Jeffrey Gordon of Lexington, Mass. during the Newport Jazz Festival taking place from Aug. 3 to Aug. 5 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, R.I.

  • July 31, 2018
Natixis Investment Managers to Acquire Stake in WCM Investment Management, Form Global Distribution Partnership

July 11, 2018
Natixis Investment Managers announced it has signed an agreement to acquire a minority stake in WCM Investment Management (WCM) and become their exclusive third-party distributor, subject to limited exclusions. The agreement establishes a long-term partnership that will allow Natixis to distribute WCM’s investment strategies globally.

  • July 11, 2018
Natixis Seeyond International Minimum Volatility ETF (MVIN) Named Hidden Gem by Inside ETFs

June 22, 2018
Seeyond, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, was recently recognized by Inside ETFs for its fund, the Natixis Seeyond International Minimum Volatility ETF (NYSE Arca: MVIN) at the Inside Smart Beta & Active ETFs Summit in NYC. MVIN was selected as a Hidden Gem among various smart beta and active ETF nominations that offer unique exposures to potentially outperform benchmarks.

  • June 22, 2018
Top-Tier Asset Managers Join WBCSD Initiative to Help Companies Align Retirement Assets with Sustainability

June 21, 2018
Natixis Investment Managers announces that they’ve joined the “Aligning Retirement Assets” (ARA) steering committee launched by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). The ARA initiative will enable companies to better align retirement assets with their overall sustainability goals by integrating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations.

  • June 21, 2018
Financial Advisors Face More Volatile Environment, but Startled Clients May Be the Biggest Challenge, Natixis Survey Finds

May 23, 2018
Natixis’ Center for Investor Insight surveyed 300 US financial professionals, including wirehouse advisors, registered investment advisors and independent brokers and dealers, about their market challenges and how they are positioning client portfolios as they face a variety of investment risks. According to the findings, few respondents believe that investors are ready for a return to more normal market ebbs and flows. Many believe investors may make what advisors foresee to be their biggest mistake: emotional investment decisions.

  • May 23, 2018
Natixis Investment Managers and Loomis Sayles Ring the NYSE Opening Bell® for the Natixis Loomis Sayles Short Duration Income ETF

May 22, 2018
Natixis Investment Managers and its affiliate, Loomis, Sayles & Company, celebrated the launch of the Natixis Loomis Sayles Short Duration Income ETF (NYSE Arca: LSST) during the Opening Bell ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange this morning. David Giunta, Natixis Investment Managers’ CEO for the US and Canada, and Kevin Charleston, chairman and CEO of Loomis Sayles were in attendance.

  • May 22, 2018
AlphaSimplex Group Appoints Kathryn M. Kaminski, Ph.D., CAIA as Chief Research Strategist

April 30, 2018
AlphaSimplex Group, LLC , an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, has hired Dr. Kathryn Kaminski as the firm’s chief research strategist. Dr. Kaminski joins AlphaSimplex from the MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering. Dr. Kaminski will join the portfolio management team for the ASG Managed Futures Strategy Fund (AMFAX) in the U.S.

  • May 4, 2018
Natixis US Trends Report Shows Portfolios Tilted Toward Active Investments Outperformed in 2017

April 3, 2018
In its year-end review of moderate-risk advisor-managed portfolios, Natixis Investment Managers’ Portfolio Clarity® US Trends Report shows that investors whose portfolios tilted toward active investments performed slightly better than those more reliant on passive in 2017. The US Trends Report provides a twice-yearly analysis of moderate portfolios reviewed by Natixis’ Portfolio Research and Consulting Group.

  • April 2, 2018
US Investment Portfolios Outperform International Peers in 2017, Finds Annual Natixis Global Portfolio Barometer

March 21, 2018
US investors fared better in 2017 than their international peers, according to the Global Portfolio Barometer published by Natixis Investment Managers. The in-depth analysis of model portfolio performance drivers and asset allocation decisions across the world looked at a global sample of 466 “moderate risk” or “balanced” portfolios in nine regions.

  • March 21, 2018
Natixis Investment Managers Takes First Place in Barron’s Best Fund Families Ranking for One-Year Performance

Barron’s/Lipper has ranked Natixis Investment Managers as the #1 US fund family for the one year period. This is the third time in five years that Natixis has placed at the top of the Barron’s rankings, having placed first for overall performance across its suite of US mutual funds in 2016 and 2013.

  • March 12, 2018
Natixis Investment Managers Takes First Place in Barron’s Best Fund Families Ranking for One-Year Performance

March 12, 2018
Barron’s/Lipper has ranked Natixis Investment Managers as the #1 US fund family for the one year period. This is the third time in five years that Natixis has placed at the top of the Barron’s rankings, having placed first for overall performance across its suite of US mutual funds in 2016 and 2013.

  • March 12, 2018
Natixis Asset Management Renamed Ostrum Asset Management

March 7, 2018
Natixis Asset Management, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, will be renamed Ostrum Asset Management as of April 3, 2018. Ostrum Asset Management will focus on its core investment capabilities, fixed income, equity and insurance.

  • March 9, 2018
Natixis Investment Managers Affiliated Funds Earn 2018 US Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards

Feb. 28, 2018
Natixis Investment Managers announced that five affiliate-managed funds earned 2018 US Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards for consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to peers. Loomis, Sayles & Company; Harris Associates / Oakmark Funds; and Gateway Investment Advisers were recognized during an annual ceremony held on February 27 in New York.

  • February 28, 2018
Appetite Increases for Green Bonds but Investors Demand More Education and Transparency

Feb. 28, 2018
Natixis Investment Managers’ Center for Investment Insight and the California State Treasurer’s Office announced the findings from a new survey of 500 California residents during the California State Treasurer’s Green Bonds Symposium. The study explores the challenges and opportunities of engaging investors in the state’s growing green bond market.

  • February 28, 2018
Preparing for a Market Shift as Volatility Returns: Institutional Investors Focus on Alternative Investments, ESG and Risk Management, Natixis Survey Finds

Feb. 22, 2018
Natixis’ Center for Investor Insight surveyed 500 institutional investors around the world to gain insight about how they are balancing long-term objectives with short-term opportunities and pressures. Volatility finally roared back to abnormally tame markets, but most institutional investors were already bracing for impact; their efforts to diversify and build durable portfolios may now pay off.

  • February 22, 2018
Shelton Group Reaches Sustainable Investing Milestone, Offering Natixis Sustainable Future FundsSM in Employee 401(k) Plans

Feb. 15, 2018
Natixis Investment Managers announced that Shelton Group has adopted the Natixis Sustainable Future FundsSM into its retirement plan lineup, thus enabling Shelton Group’s employees to invest their 401(k) retirement assets in the industry’s only target-date open-end mutual fund series that follows a broad environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing approach.

  • February 15, 2018
The Oakmark International Fund to Slow Inflows

Jan. 26, 2018
Harris Associates L.P., adviser to the Oakmark Funds and an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, announced today that the Oakmark International Fund will close to new investors at most third-party intermediaries, effective immediately.

  • January 29, 2018
Natixis Investment Managers and NYSE Announce Licensing Agreement on Proposed Actively Managed ETF Innovation

Jan. 22, 2018
Natixis Investment Managers and the NYSE Group, Inc. (NYSE) announced today that they have entered into a licensing agreement whereby NYSE Group has licensed to Natixis Advisors, L.P. the right to use the New York Stock Exchange’s methodology for operating an actively managed, periodically disclosed exchange-traded fund (ETF).

  • January 22, 2018
Seeyond Becomes Independent Affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers

Jan. 16, 2018
Natixis Investment Managers announced that Seeyond, formerly an investment division within Natixis Asset Management, is now an independent global affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers.

  • January 17, 2018
The Natixis Loomis Sayles Short Duration Income ETF (LSST) Launches

Jan. 2, 2018
Loomis, Sayles & Company, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, today announced the launch of the Natixis Loomis Sayles Short Duration Income ETF (NYSE Arca: LSST), an actively managed, investment-grade, short-duration fixed income strategy. The fund began trading December 28, 2017.

  • January 2, 2018
Active Index Advisors® Completes GIPS® Verification

Dec. 19, 2017
Active Index Advisors® (AIA) announced today it has completed a third-party verification related to compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®). AIA began claiming compliance with GIPS as of January 1, 2017.

  • December 19, 2017
2018 Outlook: Institutional Investors Shrug Off the Volatility, Asset Bubbles and Fragile Markets They Expect Next Year, Natixis Survey Finds

Dec. 5, 2017
Institutional investors are wary of fragile market conditions, distorted asset prices and systemic risks caused by central bank interventions and the growing popularity of passive investments, but they are confident their own portfolios can weather the storm with only modest changes, according to new survey findings released today by Natixis Investment Managers.

  • December 5, 2017
Natixis Global Asset Management Renamed Natixis Investment Managers

Nov. 20, 2017
Natixis Global Asset Management changed its name to Natixis Investment Managers to better highlight its multi-affiliate business model and the strengths the firm brings to its clients.

  • November 20, 2017
Investors’ Appetite for Gains Exceeds Their Stomach for Risk, and Index Funds May Not Be What They Really Want, Finds Natixis Survey

Sept. 26, 2017
Two-thirds of investors feel financially secure, emboldened enough by strong stock market gains to take additional investment risks, but the market’s record highs and historic calm over the past year aren’t enough to soothe fear of losses, according to a new survey by Natixis Global Asset Management.

  • September 26, 2017