Hermes Investment Management
Hermes Investment Management is a high alpha asset manager focused on delivering superior, sustainable, risk-adjusted returns – responsibly. It has offices in London, New York and Singapore and currently manages USD 44.7 billion across equity, fixed income, real estate and alternatives for a global clientele of institutional and wholesale investors. Outperformance is cultivated through an emphasis on long-term return objectives and a remuneration policy that is aligned with this. Also, as manager to one of the largest pension funds in the UK, responsibility is strongly embedded in the company culture. It seeks positive engagement with the firms it invests in on behalf of its clients. Consequently, Hermes is one of the market leaders in responsible investment advisory services with USD 221.6 billion assets under stewardship.
NN Investment Partners
NN Investment Partners-(former ING Investment Management) is an international financial institution providing banking, investment, and insurance services. NN headquarters is based in Holland; operating in 50 countries with 130,000 employee’s world wide. NN has 85 million private clients and a broad range of institutional clients. NN operates 60 different funds with approx USD 500 billion under management. NN has a AA credit rating from S&P and Aa2 from Moody’s.
Allianz Global Investors
Frankfurt based Allianz Global Investors is a wholly owned subsidiary of one of the world’s asset management companies; Allianz Asset Management with over 1.852 billion Euros under management. Allianz Global Investors has 23 offices in 18 countries. Active investment strategies are managed by 500 investment professionals. Allianz Global Investors’ has over 2800 employees and assets under management are over 500 billion Euros.
Bain Capital Credit
Bain Capital Credit, an independently managed affiliate of Bain Capital, is a leading global credit specialist with approximately $30.4 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2016. They invest across the full spectrum of credit strategies, including leveraged loans, high-yield bonds, distressed debt, private lending, structured products, non-performing loans (NPLs) and equities.
Prestige Funds Group
Prestige Funds Group offers Non-Market Based Strategies made up of Asset based – Direct Lending, Asset based – Factoring Finance and Asset based – Fund of Funds and Market Based Strategies in Equities and Fund of Funds Prestige was founded in 2007 and has approximately USD600mm AUM. Prestige’s subsidiaries are Prestige Asset Management, Prestige Asset Distribution, Prestige Fund Management, Prestige Capital Management and Prestige International Marketing Services Prestige has offices in the UK, Cayman, Malta, Dubai, Singapore and Luxembourg.
UBP - Union Bancaire Privée
EI Sturdza is an independent asset management business whose roots are very much with investors. Although they were established in 1999, they are part of the Swiss private banking group led by Eric Sturdza himself.
The heritage in the private client arena gives them a very unique point of view and consistently motivates them to put the investor at the heart of every key decision about the funds and portfolio managers. Their track record as expert selectors of portfolio management talent is testament to this ideal.
The private banking group is also extremely client focused avoiding all forms of investment banking, retail banking or any form of commercial lending. As a group, they circumnavigate the risks that caused the global financial crisis.
Private banking is a business of trust, understanding and respect, and the compeny apply these same traditional principles to our asset management business. By understanding their client’s individual needs, they can build trustful, long-term relationships.
Driven by the insights of some 28,000 people worldwide, we put our clients at the center of everything we do, delivering unparalleled access to, from and within Asia.
Carmignac Gestion- Founded in 1989 by Edouard Carmignac, Carmignac Gestion is one of the leading independent management companies in Europe today. Its capital is held entirely by its managers and staff. In this way, the company’s long – term viability is ensured by a stable shareholding structure, reflecting its spirit of independence. This fundamental value ensures the freedom required for a successful and reknown portfolio management. Carmignac manages over USD 45 billion in assets in 19 different funds. It’s Carmignac Investissement Fund is rated five stars by Morningstar and is ranked by Lipper as one of the top performing global equity funds in the world.
Mesirow Financial is an independent, employee-owned firm founded in 1937. As specialists in investment, risk management and advisory services, Mesirow is committed to helping their institutional, corporate and individual clients achieve their objectives.
- Independent and employee-owned firm whose interests are aligned with clients’.
- Founded in 1937, with a strong and stable financial position: $330 million in revenues, parent company holds. approximately $350 million in capital, investment adviser affiliates manage assets under management of $33.0 billion and an additional $70.4 billion of currency risk assets, $26.7 billion in assets under advisement in fiduciary services.
- Over 600 employees, headquartered in Chicago, with major offices in New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco, London and Hong Kong.
- Experience serving global institutions, corporations and individuals and their families.
- Unique breadth and depth of services: World-class manager of alternative investments and fourth-largest independent manager of pension funds worldwide, traditional asset manager in both equity and fixed income, premier wealth advisor to private clients, as well as a top 100 consultant to retirement plan sponsors; leading regional institutional bond underwriter and distributor with $35 billion in annual trading volume, award-winning M&A advisor on more than $5 billion in transactions, innovator in credit tenant lease, structured debt and sale-leaseback transactions.
Allianz Global Investors
Allianz Global Investors is one of the world’s leading active investment managers. Understanding their clients’ needs in order to act to their best advantage is embedded in our business, using their insightfulness to partner with clients and to drive performance.
Allianz Global Investors works for many clients around the world. From pension funds, large and small, to blue-chip multinationals, from charitable foundations to families, individuals and their advisers. Allianz have created a business that enables them to meet the demands of their clients on a local basis and that empowers their investment managers to focus on achieving strong and consistent investment results.
Owned by Allianz SE – one of the world’s largest and most financially robust organizations
UBS– is a global firm providing financial services to private, corporate and institutional clients. Its strategy is to focus on international wealth management and the Swiss banking business alongside its global expertise in investment banking and asset management. In Switzerland, UBS is the market leader in retail and commercial banking. UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide. It has offices in over 50 countries. UBS employs more than 65,000 people around the world. Its shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE)
RBC– RBC is one of Canada’s largest banks as measured by assets and market capitalization, and is among the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. RBC is one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provides personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, corporate and investment banking and investor services on a global basis. RBC employs approximately 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 15 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 49 other countries.