Comgest is an independent, international asset management group with headquarters in Paris and offices in Amsterdam, Boston, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and a representative office in London. Since inception in 1985, Comgest has pursued a long-term ‘Quality Growth' and responsible investment style with the objective of selecting quality companies with solid prospects for sustainable growth. With more than 150 employees of 30 different nationalities, Comgest serves a diverse global client base and manages assets of over $29.4 billion (31 December 2018).
E.I. Sturdza Strategic Management Limited ("EI Sturdza") is an independent investment fund company with a proven track record of offering high conviction, award-winning strategies to institutional and private clients globally. We provide an infrastructure for our portfolio management teams, which enables them to independently and exclusively focus on managing portfolios, whilst giving investors peace of mind by over-laying the autonomous portfolio teams with rigorous risk management and compliance oversight. This structures frees the teams from any constraining "house view" on economics and market conditions. Our fund offering includes long only and long /short single manager funds, primarily investing in both country and regional; developed and emerging strategies.
Fiera Capital's European Division (formerly known as Charlemagne Capital) is a London-based asset management group focusing entirely on emerging and frontier market equities with $3bn under management. We manage both pooled funds (UCITS) and segregated mandates investing on a global and regional basis. We are part of the Montreal-based Fiera Capital Corporation, with $100bn under management. The investment team is made up of regional and sector specialists, with an average industry experience of over 20 years. We believe that achieving strong performance means having the right combination of skills and experience within the team. All members take part in a flexible but disciplined decision making process in a tight team environment, supported by an operational infrastructure that is robust, compliant and effective
At GAM, we manage CHF 146.1bn (as at 30 September 2018) in assets for institutions, financial advisers and private investors. Our investment professionals, with more than 14 years of industry experience on average, work with integrity, conviction and an entrepreneurial mind-set. For 35 years, we've been providing active investment solutions across asset classes. For third-party asset managers we've been leveraging our infrastructure to offer fund services for more than two decades. With over 900 people in 14 countries, we are a truly global firm in scale and resources, yet small enough to remain nimble and flexible to meet clients' needs. GAM: advancing potential.
J O Hambro Capital Management (JOHCM) is an active asset management company with a performance-led culture. From our offices in London, Boston, New York and Singapore, we manage $35.2 billion of assets (at 31.12.2018) across a range of long-only equity funds and segregated portfolios, with expertise in UK, US, European, Asia ex Japan, Japanese, Global/International and Emerging Markets Equities and Multi-Asset. We want to be the best investment house, not the biggest, and impose capacity constraints on all of our funds at launch. And our fund managers have complete investment freedom - there is no ‘house' view on economies, markets, sectors or stocks.
Kempen Capital Management is a unique, specialist asset manager working closely with their clients. They are a manager with a long-term investment horizon, aligning their interests with their investors. One of the aspects of their long term focus is full integration of ESG. Kempen's investment vision has led them to a select group of strategies that place them among the top of international league in small caps, real estate, high-yield stocks, fixed income and alternative solutions. Kempen investment specialists have in-depth knowledge of the challenges that investors face today and are focused on delivering outstanding investment returns for their clients.
Lazard Asset Management is a major global investment manager with over £110.3 bn invested on behalf of our clients around the world across a broad spectrum of asset classes.¹ We provide investment management and advisory services to institutional clients, financial intermediaries, private clients and investment vehicles around the world. We invest in a wide selection of equity, fixed income and alternative investments with the goal of producing superior risk-adjusted investment returns and providing investment solutions customised for our clients.
Macquarie Asset Management (MAM) is a trusted partner to a wide range of clients worldwide. With more than 1,500 professionals in 32 offices around the world, our investment teams operate independently and collaborate globally. Our team offers a range of asset management solutions that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets including equities, fixed income, alternative and infrastructure investments. Our investment teams are focused on finding our clients unique opportunities to meet their investment objectives. Today clients have entrusted MAM to manage over $345bn in AUM (at 30 June 2017).
MainFirst Asset Management is an independent European multi-investment boutique with an active management approach. The firm manages mutual funds and individual special mandates. With its multi-boutique approach it focuses on investment strategies in the selected asset classes equities, fixed income, multi-asset and liquid alternatives. Experienced portfolio management teams with long-standing track records develop strategies with a high active share and individual investment processes. The firm thus combines the expertise and flexibility of focused investment teams with the strengths and clearly defined processes of a broad-based international platform. For more information (including legal notes), see www.mainfirst.com
Ossiam is a specialist asset management company that develops and manages investment funds, including ETFs, based on systematic investment processes. Ossiam funds use alternatively weighted indexes - also known as alternative beta or smart beta - applied to a range of financial asset classes. Our ETFs have been listed on major European stock exchanges since 2011. The team behind Ossiam has extensive experience in quantitative research and financial product design, fund management, trading and risk management. Ossiam is headquartered in Paris, France, and is an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers. Ossiam is regulated by the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) of France. Ossiam's total assets under management were €3.1bn as of December 31st, 2018. Ossiam is a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment.
RAM Active Investments is an independent* active asset manager providing worldwide institutional clients with top-performing investment funds across equities, fixed income and alternatives. We use an innovative and disciplined equity stock-picking approach based on a systematic fundamental and behavioral analysis of companies to uncover inefficiencies wherever they may be. Our proprietary portfolio construction process allows us to build a diversified portfolio aiming to generate consistent alpha through the cycle with strong liquidity & risk controls. Founded in 2007, RAM is headquartered in Geneva and manages over $4.7bn across asset classes and has 45 employees.
Tokio Marine Asset Management is one of the largest investment managers in Japan with over 300 dedicated professionals, overseeing approximately $62bn in assets (as at Apr 2018). The firm has an established history of over 30 years in providing institutional fiduciary and award-winning fund management services to a broad audience comprising pension funds, financial institutions and sovereign wealth funds all over the world. Our extensive local resources and strong in-house research capabilities have allowed us to accumulate significant investment expertise over the years, while our unwavering emphasis on fundamental analysis combined with thorough due diligence have remained the cornerstone of our investment philosophy.