Swiss Life AM launches flexible equity fund with Natixis

Swiss Life Asset Managers and Natixis have launched the Swiss Life Funds (LUX) Equity Global NXS Protect fund.

The non-benchmarked strategy targets primarily institutional investors.

Swiss Life Funds (LUX) Equity Global NXS Protect gather teams of Swiss Life Asset Managers and these of Natixis’ equity derivatives division.

It is managed by Tajtana Puhan, head of Equity & Asset Allocation at Swiss Life AM.

The fund invests in global equities, mainly from developed countries markets, and relies on a systematic strategy focusing on risk management.

Stocks are picked according to their risk premia. The portfolio hedge is adjusted in function of the risk regime that is identified through macro economic and markets indicators.

Swiss Life AM had €171bn of assets under management as at October 2015.

Adrien Paredes-Vanheule
Adrien Paredes-Vanheule is French-Speaking Europe Correspondent for InvestmentEurope, covering France, Belgium, Geneva and Monaco. Prior to joining InvestmentEurope, he spent almost five years writing for various publications in Monaco, primarily as a criminal and financial court reporter. Before that, he worked for newspapers and radio stations in France, in particular in Lyon.

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