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
  • AUM: $1.2B (€1B, £860M) as of Dec 31, 2017

AEW Capital Management


AEW is one of the world's largest real estate asset managers and has a long track record of successfully implementing core, value-add, and opportunistic investment strategies on behalf of clients. It offers a wide range of investment vehicles, including comingled funds, separate accounts, and securities mandates, across all strategies.


    • Founded: 1981
    • Headquarters: Boston, MA, U.S.A.
    • Expertise: Real estate
  • AUM: $24.2B (€20.2B, £17.9B) as of Dec 31, 2017

AEW Europe

www.aeweurope.com 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: $33.3B (€27.7B, £24.6B) as of Dec 31, 2017

AlphaSimplex Group


AlphaSimplex Group, LLC offers alternative investment solutions designed to adapt to changing market dynamics. The products use AdaptiveVolatility Management™ to help offset the impact of short-term fluctuations in market risk. The products are liquid, actively managed, and adaptive to current market conditions.


    • Founded: 1999
    • Headquarters: Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.
    • Expertise: Alternative investment strategies
  • AUM: $7.8B (€6.5B, £5.8B) as of Dec 31, 2017



Axeltis intermediates and optimizes relationships between fund promoters and distributors, while providing various added services linked to funds’ distribution channels. The firm also provides analysis and investment advice by carrying out due diligence on asset management companies and their funds.


    • Founded: 2002
    • Headquarters: Paris, France
    • Expertise: Fund platform; analysis and advisory services

Darius Capital Partners


Darius provides customized absolute return solutions that answer investors’ needs for transparency, liquidity and risk management. The firm is regulated by the Amf and authorized to manage various types of investment vehicles, including UCITS and AIFM funds, offshore funds, and mandates. Darius selects from a broad range of products to deliver tailor-made solutions to clients.


    • Founded: 2004
    • Headquarters: Paris
    • Expertise: Customized hedge fund solutions
  • AUM: $693M (€577M, £512M) as of Dec 31, 2017



DNCA Investments specializes in a European-focused, conviction-driven investment approach. The firm’s experienced team develops investment products for private and institutional clients. DNCA offers a comprehensive range of funds covering fixed income, absolute return, multi-asset, and equity strategies.

A brand of DNCA Finance.


    • Founded: 2000
    • Headquarters: Paris, France
    • Expertise: Conviction-based equity, fixed income, diversified, and total return portfolios
  • AUM: $30.4B (€25.3B, £22.5B) as of Dec 31, 2017

Dorval Asset Management


Dorval Asset Management* is recognized for flexible wealth management strategies and European equity selection. The firm’s conviction-based approach is characterized by active management and is unconstrained by indices. Dorval offers a complementary range of funds composed of European equities funds and flexible funds.

* A subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management


    • Founded: 1993
    • Headquarters: France
    • Expertise: Flexible management
  • AUM: $3B (€2.5B, £2.2B) as of Dec 31, 2017



Emerise is based in Singapore and manages a range of equity funds covering global emerging, Asian ex-Japan, emerging European, and Latin American markets. Its investment philosophy focuses on delivering concentrated portfolios, favoring earnings growth and small and mid-capitalizations.


    • Founded: 2000
    • Headquarters: Singapore
    • Expertise: Emerging market equities

Gateway Investment Advisers


Gateway Investment Advisers, LLC specializes in low volatility equity strategies for risk-conscious investors. The firm has maintained consistent focus on reducing the risk of equity investing with index option strategies. Gateway’s core low-volatility strategy seeks to capture the majority of the returns associated with equity market investments, while exposing investors to less risk than other equity investments.


    • Founded: 1977
    • Headquarters: Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A.
    • Expertise: Hedged equity strategies
  • AUM: $12.4B (€10.4B, £9.2B) as of Dec 31, 2017

H2O Asset Management


H2O Asset Management* is a London-based company that specializes in global macro management. The firm serves institutional and corporate clients, as well as individual investors, with a comprehensive range of UCITS funds in global bonds, currencies, and equities.

* A subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management


    • Founded: 2010
    • Headquarters: London, England
    • Expertise: Alternative global fixed income and global macro management
  • AUM: $18.9B (€15.8B, £14B) as of Dec 31, 2017

Harris Associates


Harris Associates manages US, global, and international strategies. 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. Harris Associates uses its experienced team, consistent and pervasive philosophy, repeatable and fundamental process, and long-term investment horizons as the foundation of steadfast conviction.


    • Founded: 1976
    • Headquarters: Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
    • Advisor to the Oakmark funds
    • Expertise: Value investments
  • AUM: $140.3B (€116.8B, £103.7B) as of Dec 31, 2017

Loomis, Sayles & Company


Loomis, Sayles & Company helps 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. Loomis Sayles looks for value across traditional asset classes and alternative investments to pursue attractive, sustainable returns.


    • Founded: 1926
    • Headquarters: Boston, MA, U.S.A.
    • Expertise: Actively managed equity, fixed income, and alternative investments
  • AUM: $253.5B (€211B, £187.3B) as of Dec 31, 2017

Managed Portfolio Advisors®


Managed Portfolio Advisors®​* offers flexible, customized overlay management services. The firm provides a comprehensive suite of services including product development, portfolio construction, and investment management, where 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, taxable wealth management, and investment solutions
  • AUM: $29.6B (€24.6B, £21.8B) as of Dec 31, 2017

McDonnell Investment Management


McDonnell Investment Management, LLC delivers quality-focused fixed income strategies to a diverse client base – including institutions, family offices, mutual fund companies, and individual investors. They follow a disciplined, research-driven, risk-managed process to pinpoint attractive relative value within high-quality municipal opportunities and investment-grade taxable bonds.


    • Founded: 2001
    • Headquarters: Oakbrook Terrace, IL, U.S.A.
    • Expertise: Fixed-income specialist managing taxable and tax-exempt bond portfolios
  • AUM: $11.4B (€9.5B, £8.4B) as of Dec 31, 2017



Mirova* is an investment manager dedicated to responsible investing through a conviction-driven approach. The firm’s goal is to combine value creation over the long term with sustainable development. Mirova is a pioneer in sustainable finance and dedicated to developing impactful solutions for its clients.

* Mirova, an asset management company wholly owned by Natixis Asset Management (Natixis AM) since 2014 and previously a division of Natixis AM, benefits from around 30 years of experience in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing through Natixis AM. Operated in the U.S. through Natixis Asset Management U.S., LLC. Natixis AM U.S., which launched in 2014, is majority-owned by Natixis Asset Management and minority-owned by Mirova. Natixis AM U.S. had $408.1B assets under management as of Sep 30, 2017.


    • Founded: 2012
    • Headquarters: Paris, France
    • Expertise: Responsible investment solutions
  • AUM: $10.8B (€9B, £8.7B) as of Dec 31, 2017

Natixis Asset Management


Natixis Asset Management is a leading European asset manager. The firm helps investors address their needs through broad capabilities in fixed income, mixed assets, differentiated equities (active quantitative/risk-managed, thematic, and conviction-driven), and alternative solutions.


    • Founded: 1984
    • Headquarters: Paris, France
    • Expertise: Money market, fixed income, equity, and balanced portfolio investments
  • AUM: $416.2B (€346.6B, £307.7B) as of Dec 31, 2017



Ossiam is an expert in smart beta solutions that manages rules-based, systematic investment strategies across asset classes for institutional clients, private banks, and financial advisors. The firm offers a range of ETFs, open-ended funds, dedicated funds, and mandates across a variety of asset classes and themes.


    • Founded: 2010
    • Headquarters: Paris, France
    • Expertise: Smart beta ETFs
  • AUM: $3.5B (€2.9B, £2.6B) as of Dec 31, 2017

Private Equity Division

Private Equity Division* comprises a group of private equity affiliates. Through its 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* specializes in active quantitative investments to meet the challenges of growing correlations and volatility presented by today’s financial markets. The firm implements strategies that go beyond conventional active management by providing solutions that strive to 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: Active management
  • AUM: $8.9B (€7.4B, £6.6B) as of Dec 31, 2017

Vaughan Nelson Investment Management


Vaughan Nelson Investment Management specializes in US equities with a focus on targeted return. The firm employs a bottom-up, fundamental research process to capitalize on temporary information and liquidity inefficiencies in equities markets. The firm’s long-term, consistent approach draws on in-depth research and consistent process across all market capitalizations.


    • Founded: 1970
    • Headquarters: Houston, TX, U.S.A.
    • Expertise: US equity investments
  • AUM: $11.2B (€9.3B, £8.3B) as of Dec 31, 2017

Vega Investment Managers


VEGA* Investment Managers develops responsive investment solutions for institutional and high net worth individual investors. The firm serves the needs of its clients with products that draw on strong know-how in “growth” stock picking, external fund selection, and separately managed accounts.
* An affiliate of Natixis Asset Management


    • Founded: 2012
    • Headquarters: Paris, France
    • Expertise: Responsive investment solutions specialist
  • AUM: $7.9B (€6.5B, £5.8B) as of Dec 31, 2017