Candriam has signed a distribution agreement with Zurich Italia to make two of its funds available to retail investors in Italy through the Swiss insurer.
Through the agreement, the unit-linked policies of the ZPlatform family and the Multiramo Zurich Multinvest will be able to invest in both the Candriam Bonds Credit Opportunities and in the Candriam Equities L Robotics & Innovative Technology Fund.
Candriam Bonds Credit Opportunities has been included among the investment solutions offered by Unit-linked policies ZPlatform Special and ZPlatform Advisor, while Candriam Equities L Robotics & Innovative Technology is not just available through the Unit-linked ZPlatform, but also through Multinvest Plus, Extra and Solution policies. This latest aims at achieving stable returns over time through the separate management component and to exploit the growth opportunities of the financial markets through the component linked to investment funds.
Candriam Bonds Credit Opportunities is an absolute return long / short fund that allows exposure to international bond markets. Candriam Equities L Robotics & Innovative Technology, on the other hand, invests in companies active in the field of technology and robotics, which develop innovative products with a positive impact on the future.