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Mirova announces the acquisition of SunFunder, a specialist in emerging market clean energy and climate investment, and accelerates its ambition to become a global leader in impact investing.
Natixis Investment Managers announced that Jim Cove, Senior Vice President in US Marketing and leader of the firm’s All Equals LGBTQ+ employee resource group in the US, was recognized among LGBT Great’s first Top 100 Gamechangers.
Natixis Investment Managers appoints eight executives to its Management Committee, further strengthening its client service through enhanced global coordination, increased focus, and broader representation of key customer segments, as well as to ensure that environmental, social and governance (ESG) and impact considerations are fully integrated into its strategy and operations.
Millennials have grown up, and it turns out they are the financially disciplined, focused and responsible adults in the room, according to new survey findings published by Natixis Investment Managers.
Natixis Investment Managers announced 2022 US Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards earned by affiliated investment management firms WCM Investment Management and Harris Associates.
Mabrouk Chetouane has joined Natixis Investment Managers as Head of Global Market Strategy, Solutions, International. Based in Paris, Chetouane reports to Claire Martinetto, Head of Natixis Investment Solutions, International.
Natixis Investment Managers announced findings from its survey of US investment professionals responsible for selecting the products and strategies, including mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), used to create client portfolios on wealth manager, private bank, family office, wirehouse/broker-dealer, retirement plan provider, insurance and other retail investing platforms.
Portfolio managers, strategists, and executives from Natixis Investment Managers and its affiliated investment firms provide outlooks for 2022 and where they think investors may find opportunities in the year ahead.
Ronald Taylor joins Natixis Investment Managers as Executive Vice President and Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the US. Taylor leads the firm’s US DEI initiatives and also serves as a resource for Natixis IM’s affiliates in the region to support their DEI efforts.
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Bloomberg Markets, October/November 2021
Profile of Kathryn Kaminski at AlphaSimplex Group.
Citywire, October 2021
Eileen Riley at Loomis Sayles is included in Citywire’s annual list of the most consistently best-performing female fund managers (over the last 5 years) in Citywire’s database.
InvestmentNews, August 9, 2021
Natixis Investment Managers was profiled for InvestmentNews’ Excellence in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Awards program.
Citywire Selector, August 5, 2021
Natixis Investment Managers has unified several parts of its operations into one unit. Natixis Investment Solutions will cover direct indexing, overlay and multi-asset portfolios.
Fund Intelligence, August 4, 2021
Natixis Investment Managers combines businesses related to direct indexing, overlay and multi-asset portfolios along with its consulting business under a single division called Natixis Investment Managers Solutions.
Global Management Committee
Awards and RecognitionInvestmentNews' Excellence in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Awards: Natixis Investment Managers was celebrated as a Diversity Champion at InvestmentNews’ annual event held on September 21, 2021, to recognize individuals, advisory firms, industry partners and institutions for their dedication to diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Most Generous Employees1
Natixis Investment Managers was recognized by the Boston Business Journal as having the most generous employees for the tenth consecutive year.
Largest Charitable Corporation1
Natixis Investment Managers was named among the top charitable corporations by the Boston Business Journal, placing 49th out of 98 firms.
Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards 2022 (US): Harris Associates and WCM funds earned accolades for achieving consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers for the period ending November 30, 2021. Refinitiv announced award and certificate recipients on March 10, 2022.2
- WCM Focused International Growth Fund, Institutional Class [WCMIX] – Ranked best International Large-Cap Growth Fund for the five-year period (60 eligible US funds, 242 share classes) and the 10-year period (50 eligible US funds, 173 share classes).
- WCM International Small Cap Growth Fund, Institutional Class [WCMSX] – Ranked best International Small/Mid-Cap Growth Fund for the three-year period (57 eligible US funds, 193 share classes) and the five-year period (51 eligible US funds, 160 share classes).
- Oakmark International Small Cap Fund, Institutional Class [OANEX] – Ranked best International Small/Mid-Cap Core Fund for the three-year period (12 eligible US funds, 28 share classes).
Investor's Business Daily's Best Mutual Funds 2022 Awards: Harris Associates, Loomis Sayles, Natixis Funds, Vaughan Nelson, and WCM funds recognized for outperforming their benchmark indexes for the past one-, three-, five- and 10-year periods as of December 31, 2021.3
International Stock: 173 out of 613 funds with 10-year track records recognized
- WCM Focused International Growth, Institutional Class [WCMIX]
- Oakmark Global Select, Investor Class [OAKWX]
- Oakmark Global, Investor Class [OAKGX]
- Vaughan Nelson International Small Cap, Class Institutional Class [ADVLX]
- Oakmark International Small Cap, Investor Class [OAKEX]
- Loomis Sayles High Income Opportunities, Institutional Class [LSIOX]
- Loomis Sayles Institutional High Income, Institutional Class [LSHIX]
- Loomis Sayles High Income, Class A [NEFHX]
- Loomis Sayles Fixed Income, Institutional Class [LSFIX]
- Loomis Sayles Strategic Income, Class A [NEFZX]
- Loomis Sayles Bond, Institutional Class [LSBDX]
- Loomis Sayles Investment Grade Bond, Class Y [LSIIX]
- Loomis Sayles Investment Grade Bond Fixed Income, Institutional Class [LSIGX]
- Loomis Sayles Strategic Alpha, Class Y [LASYX]
- Loomis Sayles Inflation Protected Securities, Institutional Class [LSGSX]
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1 In September 2021, the Boston Business Journal hosted its annual BBJ Corporate Citizenship Awards that convened business leaders on the topics of corporate philanthropy and social responsibility. Natixis Investment Managers and its Boston-based associates earned the following accolades: Named a 2021 Largest Corporate Charitable Contributor (49th out of 98 firms with $1.35 million charitable donations to Massachusetts-based organizations in 2020), and the Most Generous Employees distinction (average $956 donation per Boston-based associate in 2020).
2 Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards, granted annually, highlight funds and fund companies that have excelled in delivering consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. The Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards are based on the Lipper Leader for Consistent Return rating, which is a risk-adjusted performance measure calculated over 36, 60 and 120 months. The fund with the highest Lipper Leader for Consistent Return (Effective Return) value in each eligible classification wins the Refinitiv Lipper Fund Award. For more information, see lipperfundawards.com. Although Refinitiv Lipper makes reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data contained herein, the accuracy is not guaranteed by Refinitiv Lipper. Methodology: The merit of the winners is based on objective, quantitative criteria. The influential and prestigious Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards are based on the Lipper Leaders Rating for Consistent Return. Individual classifications of three, five, and 10-year periods, as well as fund families with high average scores for the three-year period, are also recognized. The awards are based on Refinitiv Lipper’s proven proprietary methodology, which can be viewed here.
3 Investor's Business Daily's Best Mutual Funds 2022 Awards recognized funds that outperformed their benchmark index as of December 31, 2021. IBD considered all the funds in the Morningstar universe that had a track record of at least 10 years and identified those that beat their benchmark for the latest one-year, three-year, five-year and 10-year periods. IBD compared the performance of 3,673 funds that have been around for at least 10 years and found that 677 beat their benchmark index in those four periods. Funds in 11 categories qualified.
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