The Novethic Annual Event could not take place without the support of our committed sponsors.
Discover our 2017 sponsors:
Allianz Global Investors
Understand. Act. This two-word philosophy is at the core of what we do. To stand out as the investment partner our clients trust, we listen closely to understand their needs, then act decisively to deliver solutions. We are a diversified active investment manager with a strong parent company, a culture of risk management and more than EUR 490 billion in AuM with 25 offices worldwide and over 600* investment professionals.
1 Data as at 31 March 2017
BNP Paribas Asset Management
BNP Paribas Asset Management is the investment management arm of BNP Paribas, one of the world’s major financial institutions. Managing and advising EUR 580 billion in assets as at 31 March 2017, BNP Paribas Asset Management offers a comprehensive range of active, passive and quantitative investment solutions covering a broad spectrum of asset classes and regions. With close to 700 investment professionals and 600 client servicing specialists, BNP Paribas Asset Management serves individual, corporate and institutional investors in 75 countries around the world. Since 2002, BNP Paribas Asset Management has been a major player in sustainable and responsible investing.
Janus Henderson Investors
Janus Henderson Investors exists to help clients achieve their long-term financial goals. Formed in 2017 from the merger between Janus Capital Group and Henderson Global Investors, we are committed to adding value through active management. For us, active is more than our investment approach – it is the way we translate ideas into action, how we communicate our views and the partnerships we build in order to create the best outcomes for clients.
Kempen Capital Management
Kempen is a specialised asset manager focused on niche investment strategies. Since 1991, we are committed to help institutional and wholesale clients to invest in Small-caps and High Dividend equities, Real Estate, Credits and Alternatives. In every aspect of our business, our commitment is simple: we focus on delivering stable outperformance over the long-run with ESG fully incorporated in everything we do. To do so, we combine a highly selective approach and collaborative decision-making.
Aberdeen Standard Investments
Aberdeen Standard Investments is a leading global asset management brand dedicated to creating long-term value for clients. To achieve this, we offer a comprehensive range of investment capabilities, as well as the highest levels of service. Overall, we manage €681 billion* on behalf of clients in 80 countries.
*Standard Life AUM/AUA data as at 30 June 2017, Aberdeen Asset Management AUM data as at 31 March 2017, all other data as at 30 June 2017
ABN AMRO Investment Solutions
ABN AMRO Investment Solutions is the asset management company of the ABN AMRO Group. ABN AMRO Investment Solutions has developed a portfolio management offering, combining direct internal management capabilities, multi-management and delegated portfolio management so as to round out its range. ABN AMRO Investment Solutions is positioned as a global asset management player serving the ABN AMRO network and its clients in France and abroad.
ACTIAM is a leading responsible asset manager. Our responsible investment beliefs are embedded in both passive and active investment strategies across all asset classes, providing our institutional and retail investors with competitive sustainable investment returns at low costs. We believe that financial and social returns co-exist together well. In fact they reinforce each other. Our Fundamental Investment Principles impose a range of ESG-criteria on our investments.
AG2R LA MONDIALE
AG2R LA MONDIALE, 1st group of social and patrimonial protection insurance in France, offers a full range of products and services for pension, savings, life, disability and health. Reference player in personal insurance in all French territories, the group provides insurance to individuals, companies and industry branches to protect health, secure the estate and the income, prevent the accidents of life and prepare retirement.
Insurer, co-insurer and reinsurer, CNP Assurances designs innovative retirement and savings solutions. The Group is adapting to the distribution method of its numerous partners in France, Europe and Brazil. We protect the future of millions of people, especially by valuing their savings / retirement placed in life insurance. Ten years ago, CNP Assurances committed to a responsible investor approach with the aim of securing long-term commitments to policyholders through sustainable development. That's why 81% of its assets are managed according to environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. Since 2015, CNP Assurances has focused its asset management on the fight against climate change with ambitious objectives on its equity, real estate and green investments portfolios.
Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management
The Edmond de Rothschild Group is an independent, family-owned group that specialises in private banking and asset management. Founded in 1953, the Group has been chaired since 1997 by Baron Benjamin de Rothschild. At December 31 2016, it had € 155bn under management with 2,700 employees. The Group is also active in corporate finance, private equity and fund administration. The group’s asset management division had EUR 57bn under management at December 31 2016.
For more than 40 years, La Française, a subsidiary of CMNE, has built up its specialist expertise in asset management. Concentrating on four core activities - Securities, Real Estate, Investment Solutions and Direct Financing - La Française serves a diversified customer base in France and abroad, with more than EUR 63 billion of assets under management. La Française has developed its own in-house approach to SRI, the SAI (Strategically Aware Investing). As well as taking account of ESG factors this innovative stock-picking method rates firms’ ability to innovate and react to changing circumstances.
OFI Asset Management
Incorporated in 1971, OFI AM is one of the most important French asset management companies with 70 billion€ at end of October 2017. The Group has honed its expertise in both collective management and discretionary management, in listed and unlisted assets, and offers a range of solutions and services tailored to a diverse range of investor profiles. OFI AM is one of the biggest independent SRI Asset Manager and is backed by two large institutional groups, Macif and Matmut, that provide a solid shareholder base.
Established in 1804, Schroders benefits from a stable ownership structure and a strong balance sheet. Our focus is on pure asset management and our overriding objective is to maximise returns for our clients and invest in a responsible way. With €486.7bn assets under management and administration, we offer a diverse range of asset classes across equities, fixed income, multi-asset, private assets and alternatives to our institutional, intermediary and wealth management clients around the world.
Af2i is the French association of institutional investors, created in 2002 to gather and represent the different families of institutional investors (insurance companies, pension institutions, provident and social welfare institutions, healthcare mutual institutions, endowment funds, foundations, associations, corporate, special and public institutions (Caisse des Dépôts, FRR), etc…), to promote institutional asset management techniques, to organize training and transmission of best practices. Af2i wishes also to defend interests of its members in France and in Europe. Each year, Af2i publishes a global survey on investments and assets. Af2i meets 81 major institutional investors as members representing more than 2.2 trillion € of assets under management and 77 asset management companies, asset servicers or providers as associate members.
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Finance for Tomorrow
Finance for Tomorrow is an initiative led by Paris EUROPLACE and the actors of the Paris Financial Center to promote sustainable finance in France and internationally. This contributes to a shift in financial flows towards a low carbon and inclusive economy, in line with the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals.
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