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 July 2017 we manage over $90bn in assets on behalf of institutional investors, including $15bn on behalf of European investors.
BLI - Banque de Luxembourg Investments S.A. is the asset management company of Banque de Luxembourg, which houses the approved expertise in fund management, spanning three investment competencies: equities, fixed income and multi-asset strategies. Being located in Luxembourg, away from the noise of the major financial centres, allows BLI's team of investors to focus solely on unearthing quality investments across the world. Its know-how adheres to a number of key principles: active management, transparency, risk-awareness, and ESG responsibility. BLI manages and distributes a range of more than 30 investment funds with assets under management of €10.50bn on 31/12/2018.
Invesco is one of the world's leading independent global investment firms, solely focused on investment management. With 7,290 employees worldwide as at 31 December 2018, the firm directs all of its intellectual capital, global strength and operational stability toward helping investors achieve their long-term financial objectives. By delivering the combined power of the firm's distinctive investment management capabilities, Invesco provides a wide range of investment strategies and vehicles to retail and institutional clients around the world. Operating in over 20 countries. Invesco's distinctive combination of independent thought within individual investment centres and collaboration across investment centres provides clients the reach and resources of a global organisation and the focus and attention of a boutique firm: Invesco's investment capabilities are both diverse and specialised; the firm is global in reach yet local in presence and its processes are disciplined yet can be delivered in customised ways.
At SPARX, we believe in fundamental, bottom-up investing to uncover long-term growth opportunities across Japan and Asia. Founded in 1989, SPARX Group is one of the largest independent, Asia-focused asset management boutiques with offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul. Since establishment, we have focused our efforts and expertise initially in Japan and then across Asia, meeting with thousands of companies and investing through a variety of market environments. Our unique and unconstrained investment style serves a diverse client base of long-term oriented investors around the globe to provide a broad range of choices for building a component of their global portfolio. As of March 31, 2019, SPARX Group had $10.7bn in assets under management.