The Exane Group's asset management business is built around three asset management companies, Exane asset management, Ellipsis AM, and Ixios Asset Management whose areas of expertise extend the Group's business lines. They are based respectively on the equity and fixed-income universes, and thematic management.
EQUITY EXPERTISE AT THE HEART OF EXANE ASSET MANAGEMENT'S Strategy
Founded in 2001, Exane asset management is a portfolio management company specialising in stock-picking within the European equity investment universe.
Our management team stands out for its strong expertise and the distinct personalities of its portfolio managers. The constant improvement of our investment process and our stringent risk management contribute to the resilience of the alpha generated by our experts.
A pioneer in absolute return in Europe, Exane asset management hallmark expertise has been developed over the years along two key directions: absolute return mainly through collective funds and European equities with a recognised presence in long-only investing.
Our specialist knowhow is deployed through a focused range of products designed to respond to the needs of our diversified European client base, mainly composed of institutional investors, multi-managers and private banks.
For further information please see the Exane asset management website: www.exane-am.com.
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Pierre Séquier, CEO of Exane asset management
Charles-Henri Nême, Deputy CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Exane Asset Management, Manager of the Exane Ceres Fund
An asset management team and sector experts
Ellipsis AM is one of the Exane Group's asset management units. With over 17 years of management history, Ellipsis AM is specialised in convertible bonds, credit and volatility.
With 25 dedicated employees, including 8 fund manager analysts, and more than €2bn in funds under management (as of end of September 2020), Ellipsis AM is a major player in bond fund management and a reference in European convertible fund management. Gildas Hita de Nercy has been Chairman of the Board of Ellipsis AM since 2012, after 20 years as Head of Exane Derivatives Research.
In 2012 Ellipsis AM rounded out its bond expertise by creating a credit & allocation division focused on high-yield credit, short-term debt and a multi-credit allocation. Its experience in credit analysis and macro analysis feeds all of the management teams. Via its volatility & overlay division specialised in listed derivatives, Ellipsis AM has offered strategies to manage hedging of asset portfolios since 2008.
Our main collective funds are registered in France, Switzerland, Italy and Luxembourg. Our offer meets the requirements of various investor profiles: institutionals, collective management, wealth management, family offices. It is marketed directly and through intermediaries in Europe, including our subsidiary in Switzerland since 2019. We also offer dedicated funds and management mandates adapted to our clients' objectives and investment constraints.
Our investment policies include an ESG approach based on the BNP Paribas Group's sector investment policies, and for convertible bonds, on a qualitative assessment of non-financial criteria within the analysis and stock picking process.
For more information, visit our website: www.ellipsis-am.com.
Gildas Hita de Nercy, Chairman of the board, Ellipsis AM
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IXIOS ASSET MANAGEMENT, A KNOW-HOW ON THEMATIC MANAGEMENT
Ixios Asset Management is a fund management company running global long only funds built around long-term, high conviction themes. It manages highly concentrated portfolios using a rigorous stock selection process based on fundamental and strategic analysis.
Three funds are currently available to investors: Ixios Gold, Ixios Smart Manufacturing and Ixios Recovery.
For more information, please, see the Ixios Asset Management website: www.ixios-am.com.
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