French asset manager Amundi has confirmed its interest in acquiring Italian bank Unicredit’s asset management unit Pioneer Investments, but it has denied the €4bn valuation reported by Italian media. In a statement, Amundi said its interest is “consistent with the growth strategy presented at the time of its IPO”, as it denied the Pioneer valuation levels attributed to it […]
Feri EuroRating Services has announced the winners of the Feri EuroRating Awards 2013. The rating picks the top asset managers in 14 categories in German-speaking Europe.
Pioneer Investments, part of Italy’s UniCredit S.p.A., has made three senior appointments to its institutional and wholesale client teams in Germany.
The international arm of US investment company Janus Capital has expanded in the Netherlands, opening a new office and appointing Sander Van Der Ent (pictured) as head of the Netherlands business.
Ignis AM strengthens institutional distribution team Ignis Asset Management has appointed Liisa Juntunen to the company’s distribution team. She will take up her post in January 2012. Juntunen will take a leadership position in the company’s institutional business development team with a focus on consultant relations. She will also help to develop and position equity […]
Pioneer Investments, the asset management arm of Italian bank UniCredit, has poached key personnel from Invesco and BNP Paribas Investment Partners in order to boost its sales efforts in Germany.
The latest economic data point to weak growth but hardly a recession, though policy mistakes often bring downside risks, writes Giordano Lombardo (pictured), Pioneer Investments’ group chief investment officer.