Active Index Advisors℠ Announces Compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®)

BOSTON--()--Active Index Advisors℠ (AIA), a San Francisco-based division of NGAM Advisors, L.P., announced today it has claimed compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) as of January 1, 2017.

Introduced in 1999, the GIPS standards are a rigorous set of investment performance measurement standards adopted in 35 countries and recognized around the world for their unparalleled credibility, integrity, scope, and uniformity, enabling direct comparability of a firm’s track record.

“Promoting ethical best practices and instilling trust among current and prospective clients are highly important aspects of AIA,” said Curt Overway, President of Active Index Advisors℠. “Adopting GIPS compliance further emphasizes our commitment to being transparent and open in our investing and reporting.”

To claim compliance, an investment firm must demonstrate adherence to comprehensive and rigorous rules governing input data, calculation methodology, composite construction, disclosures, and presentation and reporting.

About Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A.

Natixis Global Asset Management serves thoughtful investment professionals with more insightful ways to understand and manage risk. Through our Durable Portfolio Construction® approach, we help them construct more strategic portfolios that seek to produce better outcomes in today’s unpredictable markets. We draw from deep investor and industry insights and partner closely with our clients to put objective data behind the discussion.

Natixis is ranked among the world’s largest asset management firms.1 Uniting over 20 specialized investment managers globally ($897 billion AUM2), we bring a diverse range of solutions tailored to meet every strategic challenge. From insight to action, Natixis helps our clients better serve their own with more durable portfolios.

Headquartered in Paris and Boston, Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A.’s assets under management totaled $897 billion as of September 30, 2016.2 Natixis 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 Active Index Advisors℠;3 AEW Capital Management; AEW Europe; AlphaSimplex Group; Axeltis; Darius Capital Partners; DNCA Investments;4 Dorval Finance;5 Emerise;6 Gateway Investment Advisers; H2O Asset Management;7 Harris Associates; IDFC Asset Management Company; Loomis, Sayles & Company; Managed Portfolio Advisors®;3 McDonnell Investment Management; Mirova;5 Natixis Asset Management; Ossiam; Seeyond;7 Vaughan Nelson Investment Management; Vega Investment Managers; and Natixis Global Asset Management Private Equity, which includes Seventure Partners, Naxicap Partners, Alliance Entreprendre, Euro Private Equity, Caspian Private Equity and Eagle Asia Partners. Visit ngam.natixis.com for more information.

1 Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2016 ranked Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A. as the 16th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management ($870.3 billion) as of December 31, 2015
2 Net asset value as of September 30, 2016. Assets 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.
3 A division of NGAM Advisors, L.P.
4 A brand of DNCA Finance.
5 A subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management.
6 A brand of Natixis Asset Management and Natixis Asset Management Asia Limited, based in Singapore and Paris.
7 A brand of Natixis Asset Management.

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Contacts

Natixis Global Asset Management
Maggie McCuen, 617-449-2543
Maggie.McCuen@ngam.natixis.com

Release Summary

Active Index Advisors℠ Announces Compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®).

Contacts

Natixis Global Asset Management
Maggie McCuen, 617-449-2543
Maggie.McCuen@ngam.natixis.com