BMO Global Asset Management is the asset management arm of BMO (Bank of Montreal), Canada's second largest bank. Today we manage over £183 billion* in assets, and have more than 1,500 employees worldwide with our clients gaining access to the experience and local knowledge of teams in our investment centres in London, Chicago, Toronto and Hong Kong. Our offering extends to the F&C funds and investment solutions, and our suite of defined specialist investment boutiques located around the world. Our expertise extends across the full range of asset classes including equities, bonds, liability-driven investment, multi-asset, ethical investing, absolute return, credit strategies, property and alternatives.
*Figures as at 30 April 2017
Carmignac, more than 25 years of independence and conviction. Founded in 1989, Carmignac is an independent asset manager with an AUM of £ 53 bn* and is today one of Europe’s leading asset managers. Our equity capital (£ 1,7 bn*) is held entirely by our founders, fund managers and staff. In this way, the company’s long-term viability is ensured via a stable shareholding structure, reflecting our spirit of independence. This fundamental value ensures the freedom required for successful and renowned portfolio management. Carmignac has an international management team of 38 fund managers and analysts, uniting more than 10 different nationalities. This international openness allows the managers to seize investment opportunities on various financial markets. At Carmignac, we pursue conviction-based management, decorrelated from market indices. This approach gives us maximum flexibility in our investment decisions. Our ability to vary actively our exposure to asset classes within our investment strategies is key for long-term capital appreciation. We create and manage portfolios that are true to our conviction and the distinct view that we have of the market. We practice active management aiming at generating attractive yields under any and all market conditions. Our flexible investment style combined with a dynamic attitude to risk enables us to navigate turbulent times. We are Risk Managers and that expertise is run across our 17 investment strategies. Carmignac’s funds are available in 14** countries including UK and Ireland.
* As of 30/06/2017 – data consolidated ** 12 in Europe, Singapore (professional investor only) and Taiwan
We are a specialist emerging markets equity asset management company, established in 2000 and since December 2016, a subsidiary of Canadian fund manager, Fiera Capital. We invest throughout the emerging and frontier markets world and manage global and regional mandates that aim to deliver consistent long-term performance. At the end of June 2017 our assets under management stood at USD 2.7 billion, with Fiera Capital at USD 96.9 billion.
With invested assets totalling £562 billion as at 30 June 2017, UBS Asset Management is a large scale asset manager with well diversified businesses across regions, capabilities and distribution channels. We offer investment capabilities and investment styles across all major traditional and alternative asset classes. We are the largest mutual fund manager in Switzerland and one of the largest fund of hedge funds and real estate investment managers in the world.
Vontobel Asset Management is a Global Investment Manager, with over £73.5 billion in AUM. We follow a multi-boutique approach to investing: individual teams have freedom to implement their own investment philosophy, rather than being constrained by a company-wide investment style. Our aim is to protect and grow capital for our clients, and our investment expertise is rooted in our passion for active asset management.