- Natixis Evolves Natixis Sustainable Future Funds
- Incorporates new ESG index segments
Additionally, Natixis has added three new equity segments to the Funds to further diversify the product range while staying true to the Funds’ sustainable investment focus. These additions, which include a small/mid-cap segment, an international developed markets segment and an emerging markets segment, will each follow a sustainable investment approach.
“We’re excited to add these additional equity strategies that we think will help achieve our long-term mission of providing 401(k) plan participants the option to invest in strategies that reflect their personal values,” said Ed Farrington, EVP, Head of Retirement Strategies at Natixis. “We’re very pleased with the Funds’ performance to date, however, we expect to continue evolving our offering in order to meet the asset allocation needs of the Funds, and to provide an ESG option that continues to deliver strong performance for our investors.”1
The Funds are advised by Natixis Advisors, L.P. with Wilshire Associates Incorporated acting as a sub-adviser, as well as responsible for providing glide path design and portfolio allocation services. The Funds’ assets will be invested within affiliated underlying funds and separately managed account segments that the portfolio managers and Wilshire deem appropriate based on the Funds’ overall objectives.
These enhancements will be effective on October 15, 2018 and Natixis expects that the Funds will continue to evolve in response to changing market conditions and in the best interest of investors.
About Natixis Investment Managers
Natixis Investment Managers serves financial professionals with more insightful ways to construct portfolios. Powered by the expertise of 27 specialized investment managers globally, we apply Active ThinkingSM to deliver proactive solutions that help clients pursue better outcomes in all markets. Natixis ranks among the world’s largest asset management firms2 ($988.4B / €846.5 billion AUM3).
Headquartered in Paris and Boston, Natixis Investment Managers is a subsidiary of Natixis. Listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, Natixis is a subsidiary of BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France. Natixis Investment Managers’ affiliated investment management firms and distribution and service groups include Active Index Advisors®;4 AEW; AlphaSimplex Group; Axeltis; Darius Capital Partners; DNCA Investments;5 Dorval Asset Management;6 Gateway Investment Advisers; H2O Asset Management;6 Harris Associates; Investors Mutual Limited; Loomis, Sayles & Company; Managed Portfolio Advisors®;4 McDonnell Investment Management; Mirova;7 MV Credit; Ossiam; Ostrum Asset Management; Seeyond;7 Vaughan Nelson Investment Management; Vega Investment Managers; and Natixis Private Equity Division, which includes Seventure Partners, Naxicap Partners, Alliance Entreprendre, Euro Private Equity, Caspian Private Equity;8 and Eagle Asia Partners. Not all offerings available in all jurisdictions. For additional information, please visit the company’s website at im.natixis.com | LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/natixis-investment-managers.
Natixis Investment Managers includes all of the investment management and distribution entities affiliated with Natixis Distribution, L.P. and Natixis Investment Managers S.A.
Natixis Distribution, L.P. is a limited purpose broker-dealer and the distributor of various registered investment companies for which advisory services are provided by affiliates of Natixis Investment Managers.
1 Performance results described are based on past performance, which is no guarantee of future results.
2 Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2018 ranked Natixis Investment Managers as the 16th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management as of December 31, 2017.
3 Net asset value as of June 30, 2018. Assets under management (“AUM”), as reported, may include notional assets, assets serviced, gross assets and other types of non-regulatory AUM.
4 A division of Natixis Advisors, L.P.
5 A brand of DNCA Finance.
6 A subsidiary of Ostrum Asset Management.
7 Operated in the US through Ostrum Asset Management U.S., LLC.
8 Caspian Private Equity is a joint venture between Natixis Investment Managers, L.P. and Caspian Management Holdings, LLC.