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Natixis Investment Managers released findings from its annual Global Retirement Index, which assesses factors that drive retirement security across 44 countries where retirement is a pressing social and economic issue.
Natixis Investment Managers announced findings from its mid-year market survey, which draws on the insights of 32 market strategists, portfolio managers, research analysts and economists at Natixis IM and 13 of its affiliated investment managers, as well as Natixis Corporate and Investment Banking.
Natixis Investment Managers and affiliate Loomis, Sayles & Company today announced the launch of Natixis IM’s fourth ETF and second ETF with Loomis Sayles. The Natixis Loomis Sayles Focused Growth ETF (LSGR) is managed by Aziz V. Hamzaogullari, CIO and founder of the Loomis Sayles Growth Equity Strategies team.
Natixis Investment Managers published the US cut of findings from its 2023 Survey of Individual Investors, which suggest that shifting economic and market drivers could trigger investors’ worst fears and shed light on critical gaps in their investment knowledge particularly about rates, risk, and the pros and cons of passive investing.
Launched in 2020, the Natixis Investment Managers Global Equal Opportunities Advancement Scholarship program supports the firm’s broader efforts to increase diversity at the firm and within the financial services industry by attracting, inspiring and developing underrepresented groups to consider careers in financial services.
Natixis Investment Managers and affiliate Loomis, Sayles & Company release key findings from their new fixed income pulse survey of 350 US-based financial advisors who manage $1.7 trillion in client assets.
Natixis Investment Managers and affiliate Loomis, Sayles & Company today announced the reopening of the Loomis Sayles Growth Fund (LSGRX) to all investors, effective immediately. The Loomis Sayles Growth Fund is among a suite of growth equity products managed by Aziz V. Hamzaogullari, CIO and founder of the firm’s Growth Equity Strategies team.
The new Natixis Investment Managers 2023 Survey of Defined Contribution Plan Participants/Non-Participants looked at behavior, preferences and attitudes about retirement savings across three generations – millennials, Generation X, and baby boomers.
Natixis Investment Managers announced that funds managed by several of its affiliate investment management firms earned 2023 Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards for the US, including WCM Investment Management; AlphaSimplex Group; Loomis, Sayles & Company; and Harris Associates.
In the News
Financial Advisor, April 18, 2023
Kevin Maeda, Chief Investment Officer for Direct Indexing at Natixis Investment Managers Solutions, shares the three “P’s” of manager due diligence to consider when evaluating direct index providers.
Financial Advisor, April 13, 2023
Kevin Maeda, Chief Investment Officer for Direct Indexing at Natixis Investment Managers Solutions, discusses the attractive features of direct indexing and the scenarios where it may make sense for clients.
ETF.com, January 4, 2023
Nick Elward, head of institutional product and ETFs at Natixis Investment Managers, looks ahead to three exchange-traded fund trends that could emerge in 2023.
Wealth Management, December 31, 2022
Jack Janasiewicz, portfolio manager and lead portfolio strategist for Natixis Investment Solutions, is featured in Wealth Management’s 2023 Market Outlook edition.
InvestmentNews, November 9, 2022
Liana Magner, executive vice president and head of retirement and institutional in the US at Natixis Investment Managers, was interviewed about the rising interest in ESG investing in the US defined contribution marketplace.
Citywire, October 2022
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.
Global Management Committee
Awards and RecognitionMost Generous Employees1
Natixis Investment Managers was highly ranked by the Boston Business Journal in the Most Generous Employees category.
Largest Charitable Corporation1
Natixis Investment Managers was named among the top charitable corporations by the Boston Business Journal, placing 48th out of 95 firms.
WealthManagement.com 2022 Industry Awards: Natixis Investment Managers received the Digital Marketing Campaign of the Year award for the strategic, creative and collaborative efforts of the firm’s strategic marketing team.2
Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards 2023 (US): WCM, Loomis Sayles, and Harris Associates funds earned accolades for achieving consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers for the period ending November 30, 2022. Refinitiv announced award and certificate recipients on March 23, 2023, including the following:3
- WCM Focused International Growth, Institutional Class [WCMIX] – Ranked best International Large-Cap Growth Fund for the five-year period (65 eligible US funds, 296 share classes) and the 10-year period (54 eligible US funds, 208 share classes).
- Loomis Sayles Investment Grade Bond, N Class [LGBNX] – Ranked best Corporate Debt Fund BBB-Rated for the three-year period (58 eligible US funds, 205 share classes).
- Loomis Sayles Limited Term Government and Agency, N Class [LGANX] – Ranked best Short-Intermediate U.S. Government Fund for the five-year period (10 eligible US funds, 24 share classes).
- Oakmark International Small Cap, Institutional Class [OANEX] – Ranked best International Small/Mid-Cap Core Fund for the five-year period (11 eligible US funds, 26 share classes).
Investor's Business Daily's Best Mutual Funds 2023 Awards: Natixis Funds, Vaughan Nelson, and Loomis Sayles funds were recognized for outperforming their benchmark indexes for the past one-, three-, five- and 10-year periods as of December 31, 2022.4
Best Blend Stock: 14 out of 405 funds with 10-year track records recognized
- Natixis Vaughan Nelson Select, Class Y [VNSYX] – Ranked #1
- Natixis Vaughan Nelson Select, Class Y [VNSYX] – Top 5 ranking
- Natixis Vaughan Nelson Select, Class Y [VNSYX]
- Loomis Sayles High Income Opportunities, Institutional Class [LSIOX]
- Loomis Sayles Institutional High Income, Institutional Class [LSHIX]
- Loomis Sayles Senior Floating Rate and Fixed Income, Class Y [LSFYX]
- Loomis Sayles Fixed Income, Institutional Class [LSFIX]
- Loomis Sayles Investment Grade Bond, Class Y [LSIIX]
- Loomis Sayles Strategic Alpha, Class Y [LASYX]
- Loomis Sayles Investment Grade Fixed Income, Institutional Class [LSIGX]
- Loomis Sayles Securitized Asset, Institutional Class [LSSAX]
- Loomis Sayles Intermediate Duration Bond, Class Y [LSDIX]
- Loomis Sayles Core Plus Bond, Class A [NEFRX]
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1 In September 2022, 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 (48th out of 95 firms with $965 million charitable donations to Massachusetts-based organizations in 2021), and the Most Generous Employees distinction (average $945 donation per Boston-based associate in 2021).
2 In September 2022, WealthManagement.com announced the 2022 Industry Awards winners, presenting 105 awards to 84 companies from a pool of 225 finalists. The awards program honors outstanding achievements by companies, organizations and individuals that support financial advisor success, and was expanded in 2022 to recognize organizations that are pioneering innovation in retirement planning and charitable giving, as well as progressive companies who are advancing the integration and implementation of digital assets. Winners were selected based on quantitative measures of their initiatives—including scope, scale, adoption and feature set—along with qualitative measures such as innovation, creativity and new methods of delivery.
3 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 an objective, quantitative, 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 used to calculate the awards, their accuracy is not guaranteed. Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards, ©2023 Refinitiv. All rights reserved. Used under license. Methodology: The merit of the winners is based on objective, quantitative criteria. The influential and prestigious Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards are based on our 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.
4 Investor's Business Daily's Best Mutual Funds 2023 Awards recognized funds that outperformed their benchmark index as of December 31, 2022. IBD considered funds 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 approximately 7,500 funds that have been around for at least 10 years and found that 488 beat their benchmark index in those four periods. Funds in 13 categories qualified.
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