French investment firms Groupama Asset Management and Axiom Alternative Investments have reported assets under management of €364m as of 11 May 2018 for their Groupama Axiom Legacy 21 fund, launched at the end of May 2017. The fund, whose management is delegated by Groupama AM to Axiom AI, focuses on subordinated “legacy” debt, which issuers should […]
French asset manager Groupama AM has bolstered its unconstrained fund range with the launch of G Fund – Absolute Return Bonds, a multi-class fixed income absolute return strategy. This follows the recent launch of two other unconstrained strategies : G Fund – Euro High Yield Bonds and G Fund – Global Breakeven Inflation. The G Fund […]
The investment arm of French insurer Groupama, Groupama Asset Management, has launched the G Fund Euro High Yield Bonds, which is a sub-fund of the firm’s Luxembourg-domiciled Sicav G Fund. The new fund follows an unconstrained bond-picking strategy and invests primarily in euro-denominated high yield corporate bonds. Though subordinated debt investments are capped to 25% […]
Groupama Asset Management, the investment subsidiary of French insurer Groupama, has posted over €3bn of net inflows from third-party customers over the eight first months of 2017, having equaled its 2016 inflows. Total assets under management of the firm were standing at €101.5bn as at end of September 2017, of which external clients’ assets accounted […]
Groupama Asset Management has decided to soft close the Groupama Avenir Euro fund, which has grown to a size of €1.1bn, in order to protect the fund’s investment strategy. The move means limiting the subscription inflows and imposing a fee of 10% maximum on all new investors. Partial limits on subscriptions of this Eurozone small and mid cap […]
The investment arm of French insurer Groupama, Groupama Asset Management, has reported it has drawn €4.5bn of net new inflows from external clients between January and end of August 2016. Groupama AM has bolstered its presence in the Spanish and Italian markets. Assets under management of the firm in Spain have exceeded the €1bn threshold. The company stressed first […]
Paris based Groupama Asset Management has launched the G Fund-European Small and Mid Cap fund. The strategy invests in European listed small and mid caps benefitting from strong structural advantages. The fund, managed by Cyrille Carrière who is also the fund manager of Groupama Avenir Euro, aims to outperform the MSCI Europe Small Cap Euro Net […]
Julien Moutier (pictured), senior portfolio manager and analyst at Groupama Asset Management, details the company’s fund selection process. In France, Groupama positions itself as key player in the insurance sector. Its advertising character Cerise has even become a public figure. In asset management, Groupama claimed €92.1bn of assets as at end September 2015. Here, the […]
Groupama AM, the asset management subsidiary of French insurer Groupama, has announced a few changes in its management. Jean-Marie Catala has named deputy CEO. In his new role, he will be in charge of the firm’s legal, control, risk and development tasks. The asset management has been split in two divisions. Gaëlle Malléjac, who was […]
Le code des assurances français prévoit que les titres à revenus fixes peuvent être comptabilisés en coûts historiques, avec le postulat qu’ils sont détenus jusqu’à leur échéance, selon des analyses de Groupama Asset Management.
Fund managers in France are re-positioning portfolios to address global instability.
France’s asset managers all agree on one thing: global growth is under threat. Concerns over the Eurozone’s stability have negatively impacted economic activity within Europe and elsewhere. Weaknesses are evident in both the US and Chinese economies. As investment markets collectively digest poor data, fund managers in Paris are repositioning their portfolios to cope with further challenges they believe lie ahead in 2012 and into 2013.