Eurizon is a leading European asset manager offering a wide range of diversified products with a broad repertoire of management philosophies and styles, and risk-return profiles.
Eurizon Capital SGR is the Asset Management Division Company of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group. In Europe, Eurizon controls Eurizon Capital S.A., a Luxembourg-based asset manager, Epsilon SGR, a quantitative asset manager, the Eastern Europe regional hub of asset management companies, and, in the UK, Eurizon SLJ Capital LTD. Eurizon is active in Asia through Eurizon Capital (HK) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary company based in Hong Kong and it holds stakes in Penghua Fund Management, (49%), one of the leading Chinese asset managers, and in Yi Tsai (20%), a wealth management company of the Intesa Sanpaolo Group.
Founded in 1985, Comgest currently manages 20.8 billion euros in equity funds with a large institutional investor base (estimated data as of 31 December 2015). All assets are actively managed in line with a ‘Quality Growth' approach and do not look to track a benchmark index. Comgest's objective is to invest in solid companies which register regular double-digit and predictable profit growth. Comgest products are notable for their low turnover rate (with an average holding period of three to five years) and generally low volatility. Comgest clients are predominantly conservative investors with a long-term focus who appreciate a high degree of transparency, integrity and continuity in the investment process.
Acadian specialises in active multifactor global and regional equity strategies, employing sophisticated analytical models for active stock selection. Our proprietary database covers over 40,500 securities in more than 100 markets worldwide. We believe our competitive advantages are based upon an experienced, collegial and diverse investment team and state of the art technology that has been refining our systematic multi-factor investment process for over 30 years. Acadian's extensive research capabilities are used to develop customized investment management solutions for our clients. As of 31 December 2018 we manage over €72.5bn in assets on behalf of institutional investors, including €12.5bn on behalf of European investors.
Founded in 1991, La Financière de l'Echiquier is one of the foremost independent asset management companies in France, currently based in 9 countries. After the strategic partnership with Primonial's Group in 2018, La Financière de l'Echiquier manages € 11 billion, offering a diversified range of funds. As Enterprise-picker, the company proposes investment solutions mainly on equity markets, corporate bonds and convertible bonds for both private and institutional investors. Its investment management approach is based on an in-depth knowledge of the companies in which it invests. In addition, La Financière de l'Echiquier has been actively engaged in Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) since 2007: it offers two SRI-funds and all UCITS funds actively managed by the company are subject to ESG integration.
Vontobel Asset Management is an active asset manager with global reach and a multi-boutique approach. Each of our boutiques draws on specialised investment talent, a strong performance culture and robust risk management. We deliver leading-edge solutions for both institutional and private clients. Our commitment to active management empowers us to invest on the basis of our convictions. We deliver value through our diverse and highly specialised teams. Employing around 400 professionals worldwide - including 160 investment specialists - we operate across 13 locations including Switzerland, Europe and the US and create strategies and solutions covering equities, fixed income, multiasset and alternative investments. The goal of achieving excellent and repeatable performance has been fundamental to our approach since 1988. A strong and stable shareholder structure guarantees our entrepreneurial independence and protects the long-term mindset that guides our decision making.