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Jean-Louis Scandella appointed Equity Chief Investment Officer at Ostrum Asset Management


Jean-Louis Scandella joins Ostrum Asset Management – an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers - on April 3rd 2018 as Equity Chief Investment Officer.

He will be tasked with bolstering European and emerging market equity capabilities, as well as repositioning the range of expertise in order to deliver the best possible investment outcomes for clients. Jean-Louis Scandella will supervise equity portfolio management teams based in Paris and Singapore, made up of 27 experts* and with assets of more than €23.6 billion* managed on behalf of institutional clients, individual investors and distributors.

Jean-Louis Scandella will report to Ibrahima Kobar, Deputy CEO, Chief Investment Officer and member of the Ostrum Asset Management Executive Committee.

Jean-Louis began his career as a sell-side analyst in Paris in 1990. He joined Société Générale CIB in Frankfurt in 1992 and subsequently developed the bank’s European Emerging Markets business in London. He joined Comgest as emerging markets portfolio manager in 2006 and was then appointed Head of Equities at Barings Asset Management in London in 2014.

Jean-Louis Scandella, aged 54, holds a Master’s degree in German literature from the University of Paris La Sorbonne (Paris IV) and is a graduate of the Institut des Etudes Politiques in Paris. He also holds a postgraduate degree in Ancient History from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.

*Source: Ostrum Asset Management as of 31/12/2017, previously Natixis Asset Management.




About Ostrum Asset Management

Ostrum Asset Management has been committed to helping clients provide for their future and achieve their long-term financial objectives for more than 30 years. Our fund managers combine high-quality proprietary research with stringent risk analysis at each stage of the investment process to drive their decisions and deliver the highest quality outcome for clients. Based in Europe, with a local presence in the United States1 and Asia2, Ostrum Asset Management provides a full range of high-performance active fundamental fixed-income and equity expertise along with insurance investment management solutions, to address investors’ needs worldwide. Ostrum Asset Management ranks among the leading European asset managers3 with €324.5 billion in assets under management4 for institutional clients, individual investors and distributors. Ostrum Asset Management is an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers. Ostrum Asset Management, Funding your tomorrow.

1. US via Ostrum Asset Management U.S., LLC, limited liability company, registered as an investment adviser with the SEC.
2. Asia via Ostrum Asset Management Asia Limited – Registered as a fund management company with the Monetary Authority of Singapore – Ostrum Asset Management subsidiary.
3. IPE Top 400 Asset Managers 2017 ranked Ostrum Asset Management, previously Natixis Asset Management as the 51st largest asset manager, as at 31/12/2016.
4. Ostrum Asset Management, previously Natixis Asset Management – 12/31/2017


About Natixis Investment Managers

Natixis Investment Managers serves financial professionals with more insightful ways to construct portfolios. Powered by the expertise of more than 20 specialized investment managers globally, we apply Active ThinkingSM to deliver proactive solutions that help clients pursue better outcomes in all markets. Natixis ranks among the world’s largest asset management firms1 (€830 billion / $997 billion AUM2).
Natixis Investment Managers includes all of the investment management and distribution entities affiliated with Natixis Distribution, L.P. and Natixis Investment Managers S.A.

1. Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2017 ranked Natixis Investment Managers (formerly Natixis Global Asset Management) as the 15th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management as of December 31, 2016.
2. Net asset value as at December 31, 2017. Assets under management (“AUM”), as reported, may include notional assets, assets serviced, gross assets and other types of non-regulatory AUM.


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On 3 April 2018, Natixis Asset Management became Ostrum Asset Management.