Affiliated investment managers Loomis, Sayles & Company and Harris
Associates bolstered NGAM’s strong showing in several fund categories
Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM) has been selected as the top U.S.
mutual fund family based on an evaluation of 2013 performance, according
to the annual Barron’s/Lipper ranking of U.S. mutual fund
families. The Fund Family Ranking, presented jointly by Barron’s
and Lipper, is recognized as one of the leading mutual fund rankings in
“We are proud to be recognized as the top fund family in the U.S.,” said
John T. Hailer, chief executive officer of Natixis Global Asset
Management in the Americas and Asia. “This is a reflection of our
talented team and innovative, multi-affiliate business model, which is
built on a commitment to durable portfolio construction. This model is
designed to perform well in all market environments through
diversification and long-term focus.”
NGAM provides a single point of access to a diverse group of investment
managers whose funds provide the foundation for building more durable
portfolios that can weather a variety of market cycles and economic
environments. The firm’s diverse strategies use a disciplined, long-term
approach and draw on the expertise of many skilled managers and analysts.
“Today, we congratulate all of our U.S. affiliate managers for their
performance and for not losing sight of their long-term disciplines
throughout volatile market environments,” said Hailer. “And while the Barron’s/Lipperranking recognizes the performance of our U.S. funds, it is a true
testament to the strength of our multi-affiliate model and the power of
our global organization.”
How Barron’s/Lipper ranked the fund families
fund family ranking based on 64 qualifying fund companies. Each fund
family must have at least three funds in Lipper's general U.S.-stock
category, one world (global and international), one mixed-asset/balanced
(stocks and bonds), two taxable and one tax-exempt fund, and funds must
have a one-year performance record. Past performance is no guarantee of
For more details visit ngam.natixis.com/TopFundFamily.
Before investing, consider the fund’s investment objectives, risks,
charges, and expenses. Visit ngam.natixis.com or call 800-225-5478 for a
prospectus or a summary prospectus containing this and other
information. Read it carefully.
About Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A.
Asset Management, S.A. is one of the 15 largest asset managers in the
world based on assets under management.1 Its affiliated asset
management companies provide investment products that seek to enhance
and protect the wealth and retirement assets of both institutional and
individual investor clients. Its proprietary distribution network helps
package and deliver its affiliates’ products around the world. Natixis
Global Asset Management, S.A. brings together the expertise of multiple
specialized investment managers based in Europe, the United States and
Asia to offer a wide spectrum of equity, fixed-income and alternative
Headquartered in Paris and Boston, Natixis Global Asset Management,
S.A.’s assets under management totaled $838.2 billion (€619.3 billion)
as of September 30, 2013.2Natixis Global Asset Management,
S.A. is part of Natixis. Listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, Natixis is
a subsidiary of BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France.
Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A.’s affiliated investment management
firms and distribution and service groups include Absolute Asia Asset
Management; AEW Capital Management; AEW Europe; AlphaSimplex Group;
Aurora Investment Management; Capital Growth Management; Caspian Private
Equity; Darius Capital Partners; Gateway Investment Advisers; H2O Asset
Management; Hansberger Global Investors; Harris Associates; IDFC Asset
Management Company; Loomis, Sayles & Company; McDonnell Investment
Management; Natixis Asset Management; Ossiam; Natixis Environnement &
Infrastructure Luxembourg; Reich & Tang Asset Management; Snyder Capital
Management; Vaughan Nelson Investment Management; and Vega Investment
Managers. Visit ngam.natixis.com
for more information.
1 Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2013
ranked Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A. as the 15th
largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management as
of December 31, 2012.
2Assets under management (AUM) may include assets
for which non-regulatory AUM services are provided. Non-regulatory AUM
includes assets which do not fall within the SEC’s definition of
‘regulatory AUM’ in Form ADV, Part 1.
Natixis Global Asset Management
David Snowden, 617-449-2507
Source: Natixis Global Asset Management