Our Affiliates

Natixis Investment Managers is built on a belief in the power of independent investment thinking. Each affiliated money manager in the firm is free to concentrate on those investment styles and disciplines where they have proven expertise. The end result is a selection of more than 100 investment strategies from some of the world’s most respected names in investment management.

Active Index Advisors®

Active Index Advisors® offers index-based separate account solutions. The firm employs proprietary investment strategies that seek to match index performance on a pre-tax basis and outperform it on an after-tax basis by systematically harvesting tax losses that can be used to offset gains.

* A division of Natixis Advisors, L.P.​


    • Founded: 2002
    • Headquarters: San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.
    • Expertise: Index-based solutions

AEW Capital Management


AEW Capital Management provides real estate investment management services through direct investment in commercial properties and real estate equity securities. The firm follows a research-driven, value-oriented investment discipline. Capabilities include core, value-added and opportunistic strategies in both the public and private property markets.


    • Founded: 1981
    • Headquarters: Boston, MA, U.S.A.
    • Expertise: AEW Capital Management focuses exclusively on real estate investment management services
  • AUM: $23.5B (€20.6B, £18.1B) as of Jun 30, 2017

AEW Europe


AEW Europe focuses exclusively on real estate investments and represents a broad range of European expertise through its regional offices in western and central Europe. Integrating local market intelligence, the firm takes a research-based approach to real estate investment and fund management.


    • Founded: 1999
    • Headquarters: Paris, France
    • European real estate
  • AUM: $29.7B (€26B, £22.8B) as of Jun 30, 2017

AlphaSimplex Group


AlphaSimplex Group offers dynamic asset allocation strategies and risk management protocols for traditional and alternative asset classes. The firm specializes in multi-strategy absolute return vehicles. Strategies are developed in a model-based quantitative framework with an emphasis on advanced risk management techniques and liquidity.


    • Founded: 1999
    • Headquarters: Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.
    • Expertise: Absolute return strategies
  • AUM: $7B (€6.2B, £5.4B) as of Jun 30, 2017



Listed among the leaders of European fund distribution platforms, Axeltis simplifies and optimizes relationships between fund promoters and asset management companies. Axeltis intermediates the investments, including the different services linked to funds’ distribution. Axeltis also provides solutions in analysis and investment advice. To support its analysis, Axeltis carries out due diligence on asset management companies as well as on their funds (legal, compliance and operational aspects).


    • Founded: 2002
    • Headquarters: Paris, France
    • Fund Platform & Investment Advice Services

Darius Capital Partners


Darius is a regulated alternative investment management company that is fully authorized to manage various types of investment vehicles (UCITS and AIFM funds, offshore funds and investment mandates) and also provides customized hedge fund solutions answering investors’ needs for transparency, liquidity and risk management. Darius selects from a flexible and broad range of products to deliver tailor-made investment solutions to its clients.


    • Founded: 2004
    • Headquarters: Paris
    • Customized hedge fund solutions
  • AUM: $455M (€399M, £350M) as of Jun 30, 2017



DNCA Finance is an independent European asset manager founded in 2000 in Paris, France. The firm partners with private and institutional investors through a range of investment products with superior risk-adjusted performance. DNCA’s roster of over twenty mutual funds (French-domiciled and Luxembourg-domiciled funds) covers fixed income, absolute return, diversified and equities strategies.

A brand of DNCA Finance.


    • Founded date: 2000
    • Headquarters: Paris, France
    • Fixed income, absolute return, diversified, equities
  • AUM: $25.4B (€22.3B, £19.6B) as of Jun 30, 2017

Dorval Asset Management


Dorval Asset Management* is an asset management company specializing in conviction-driven flexible management. In 2014, Natixis Asset Management acquired 50.1% of Dorval Asset Management. For Dorval Asset Management the goal is to accelerate its development in France and internationally with private wealth clients, independent financial advisors and institutional investors.

* A subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management


    • Founded: 1993
    • Headquarters: France
  • AUM: $2.1B (€1.8B, £1.6B) as of Jun 30, 2017



Emerise is the global emerging expertise of Natixis Asset Management. Based in Singapore and Paris, the Emerise team manages a range of equity funds covering: global emerging, Asia ex-Japan, emerging European and Latin American markets. Its investment philosophy is focused on delivering concentrated portfolios, favoring earnings growth and small-and-mid capitalizations. Emerise's fund range is distributed by Natixis Global Asset Management's global distribution platform and is designed for all types of investors, both professional and non-professional. Emerise is a brand of Natixis Asset Management and Natixis Asset Management Asia Limited, based in Paris and Singapore.


    • Founded date: 2000
    • Headquarters: Singapore
    • Emerging markets, small and mid-cap investing

Gateway Investment Advisers


Gateway Investment Advisers, LLC has a 35-year history of providing low-volatility equity strategies for risk-conscious investors. The firm’s strategy seeks to capture the majority of returns associated with investing in equity securities while exposing investors to less risk than other equity investments. Managers employ index options to generate cash flow and minimize downside risk.


    • Founded: 1977
    • Headquarters: Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A.
    • Expertise: Hedged equity strategies
  • AUM: $11.9B (€10.4B, £9.1B) as of Jun 30, 2017

H2O Asset Management


H2O Asset Management* is a London-based entrepreneurial asset management firm focusing on UCITS-compliant global fixed-income and equity strategies for institutional, corporate and individual investors who are interested in achieving high risk-adjusted returns with daily liquidity and full transparency. The firm’s philosophy stresses optimal value diversification, with clear risk and liquidity objectives.

* A subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management


    • Founded: 2010
    • Headquarters: London, England
    • Global alternative asset management
  • AUM: $14.7B (€12.9B, £11.3B) as of Jun 30, 2017

Harris Associates


Harris Associates manages domestic equity, international equity and balanced portfolios. The firm employs an intensive, fundamental in-house research process to identify companies trading at a significant discount to managers’ estimates of intrinsic business value. Managers construct portfolios on a stock-by-stock basis and follow a strict buy/sell discipline.


    • Founded: 1976
    • Headquarters: Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
    • Advisor to the Oakmark funds
    • Expertise: Value investments
  • AUM: $123.9B (€108.6B, £95.4B) as of Jun 30, 2017

Loomis, Sayles & Company


Since 1926, Loomis, Sayles & Company has helped fulfill the investment needs of institutional and mutual fund clients worldwide. The firm’s performance-driven investors integrate deep proprietary research and integrated risk analysis to make informed, judicious decisions. Using foresight and flexibility, Loomis Sayles looks far and wide for value – across traditional asset classes and alternative investments – to pursue attractive, sustainable returns for clients.


    • Founded: 1926
    • Headquarters: Boston, MA, U.S.A.
    • Expertise: Actively managed, research-driven equity and fixed-income portfolios
  • AUM: $244.7B (€214.6B, £188.4B) as of Jun 30, 2017

Managed Portfolio Advisors®


Managed Portfolio Advisors®​* offers flexible, customized overlay management. The firm provides a comprehensive suite of services including product development, portfolio construction and investment management where investment recommendations from multiple money managers are implemented in a single, integrated portfolio.

* A division of Natixis Advisors, L.P.


    • Founded: 2005
    • Headquarters: San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.
    • Expertise: Overlay management

McDonnell Investment Management


McDonnell Investment Management, LLC is a fixed-income specialist with a diversified asset management business. The firm takes a high-quality, disciplined approach to investing. Their investment process is based on extensive, proprietary bottom-up research, intended to reduce fluctuation in principal volatility and capture higher after-tax returns.


    • Founded: 2001
    • Headquarters: Oakbrook Terrace, IL, U.S.A.
    • Expertise: Fixed-income specialist managing taxable and tax-exempt bond portfolios
  • AUM: $11.3B (€9.9B, £8.7B) as of Jun 30, 2017



Mirova is an asset management company, wholly owned by Natixis AM, that brings to bear almost 30 years of experience in Socially Responsible Investing (SRI).* Mirova offers a conviction-driven investment approach in order to combine value creation over the long term with sustainable development. The firm provides a full array of offerings: listed equities, fixed-income, infrastructure funds and impact investing, as well as engagement and voting consulting services.

* Mirova, a subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management, operates in the U.S. through Natixis Asset Management U.S., LLC and benefits from almost 30 years of experience in SRI through Natixis AM.


    • Founded: 2012
    • Headquarters: Paris, France
    • Expertise: Responsible investment solutions

Natixis Asset Management


Natixis Asset Management ranks among the leading European asset managers. Natixis AM offers its clients (institutional investors, companies, private banks, retail banks and distribution channels) tailored, innovative and efficient solutions organized into 6 expertises: Fixed income, European equities, Investment and clients’ solutions, Structured and volatility, Global emerging and Responsible investment.


    • Founded: 1984
    • Headquarters: Paris, France
    • Fixed income, European equities, Investment and clients’ solutions, Structured and volatility, Global emerging, Responsible investment
  • AUM: $388.4B (€340.6B, £299B) as of Jun 30, 2017



Ossiam seeks to develop an innovative set of quantitative, research-driven, non-alternative systematic funds. Transparent and easy to understand, the trading strategies will be implemented via ETFs (exchange-traded funds) or funds providing daily liquidity. Ossiam’s active partners, formerly principals of asset management companies and investment banks, have extensive experience in fund management, trading and quantitative research.


    • Founded: 2010
    • Headquarters: Paris, France
    • Specialty ETFs, quantitative research-driven systematic funds with daily or intraday liquidity
  • AUM: $2.9B (€2.5B, £2.2B) as of Jun 30, 2017

Private Equity Division

Natixis Investment Managers Private Equity Division* comprises a group of private equity affiliates. Deploying a unique multi-affiliate model, the division offers management in venture capital, fund-of-funds and traditional private equity across a wide spectrum of risk/return profiles.

* Comprising six distinct private equity companies. Not available in all jurisdictions. Investor type limitations may apply.




Seeyond* is the volatility management and structured product investment division of Natixis Asset Management. To meet the challenges of growing correlation and volatility presented by today’s financial markets, Seeyond implements a set of strategies that go beyond conventional active management that strive to provide solutions that combine performance generation with risk reduction.

* A brand of Natixis Asset Management and operated in the U.S. through Natixis Asset Management U.S., LLC.


    • Founded: 2012
    • Headquarters: Paris, France
    • Expertise: Volatility and Structured

Vaughan Nelson Investment Management


Vaughan Nelson Investment Management specializes in U.S. equity investments with a focus on targeted return. The firm employs a bottom-up, fundamental research process that seeks to capitalize on temporary information and liquidity inefficiencies in the equity universe. The firm’s long-term, consistent investment approach draws on its in-depth research capabilities.


    • Founded: 1970
    • Headquarters: Houston, TX, U.S.A.
    • Expertise: Value equity investments
  • AUM: $11B (€9.7B, £8.5B) as of Jun 30, 2017

Vega Investment Managers


Vega Investment Managers*, a merger between 1818 Gestion and Natixis Multimanager, specializes in multi-management solutions for major private investors. Its expertise focuses on multi-management and open architecture fund selection for clients in France. The company’s smaller structure has been designed to facilitate shared expertise and a greater ability to react.

* An affiliate of Natixis Asset Management


    • Founded: 2012
    • Headquarters: Paris, France
    • Equities, Fixed Income, multimanagement, mandated asset management, fund selection advisory
  • AUM: $7.3B (€6.4B, £5.6B) as of Jun 30, 2017