“Italians are bond investors like nobody else.” The conclusion was contained in a study carried out by Legg Mason this year. The research revealed that 27% of the average Italian portfolio is allocated to fixed income – which is the highest percentage globally. Italy’s preference for bonds comes from “historic convictions built up over the years, when bonds were […]
Italian asset manager Eurizon Capital saw its assets under management (AUM) exceed €270bn by the end of March, representing a 6% year on year increase. The growth was linked to consistent inflows volumes, offsetting the negative trends in the financial markets during the first quarter of the year, the firm said. Eurizon Capital’s net inflows totaled […]
CEO and director general at Eurizon Capital SGR Tommaso Corcos has been named president of Assogestioni, the Italian asset management industry association. Corcos replaces Pioneer Investments’ CEO Giordano Lombardo, who has been covering the role of president at Assogestioni for the past two years. Lombardo has been named vice-president of the association alongside Sergio Albarelli […]
A selection of key moments at the Fund Selector Bond Focus Milan 2016 hosted by InvestmentEurope on 8 March has been published. Scroll through the gallery to find highlights of the event. Speakers at the event came from AB, Carmignac, Fisch Asset Management, Eurizon Capital SGR, iShares, Rothschild & Cie Gestion, Standard Life Investments.
Italy’s Epsilon SGR, a joint venture between Eurizon Capital SGR and Banca Imi, has launched Epsilon Flessibile Azioni Euro Settembre 2020, an Italy domiciled fund which seeks returns through a flexible exposure to the eurozone equity markets. The fund will adopt a flexible management style which will be able to gain an exposure from 0% […]
Elena Musumeci, CFA and Raffaella Tommaselli (pictured), CFA, fund managers at Eurizon Capital SGR will join InvestmentEurope‘s Fund Selector Absolute Return Focus Italy 2015 to discuss high yield dynamic management to reap opportunities for absolute return. “European investors are faced with very low interest rates which make the achievement of positive absolute returns in the bond segment challenging. “During […]