Gaëlle Malléjac appointed Chief Investment Officer for Insurance and ALM Solutions at Ostrum Asset Management
Ostrum Asset Management (Ostrum AM), an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, appoints Gaëlle Malléjac Chief Investment Officer for Insurance and Asset and Liability Management (ALM) Solutions, effective 25 of May 2021.
She will report to Chief Investment Officer Ibrahima Kobar and join the Ostrum Asset Management Executive Committee.
In her role as CIO for Insurance and ALM Solutions, Gaëlle Malléjac will be tasked with overseeing the management of Ostrum AM’s insurance portfolios and steering their risks, managing the relationships with our insurer clients and supporting business development in the division.
The Insurance and ALM Solutions department houses Fixed-Income and Equity investment teams, as well as a Solutions team in charge of lead investment management for insurance clients and advisory.
Ibrahima Kobar, Chief Investment Officer at Ostrum AM says: "We are thrilled to welcome Gaëlle Malléjac, who has very extensive experience in the investment management business and in-depth insight into the insurance industry. Her appointment reflects Ostrum AM’s determination to pursue its development in insurance portfolio management and solutions to bolster our leading position on the continental European market."
Gaëlle Malléjac has 25 years’ experience in the asset management industry. She started her career in the fixed-income portfolio management team at Banque Financière Groupama in 1994, and then joined Groupama Asset Management as a fixed-income insurance portfolio manager in 1997. Between 2002 and 2011, Gaëlle was successively Head of Fixed Income for institutional clients and subsequently Head of Fixed Income and Credit. In 2012, she was appointed Head of Fixed Income, in charge of credit, directional and aggregate and money market portfolio management. Since October 2015, Gaëlle Malléjac has been Head of Investment, active portfolio management, in charge of fixed income, equities and convertibles, multi-asset and financial engineering. She was also a member of the management committee at Groupama Asset Management.
Gaëlle Malléjac holds a Master’s in Economics, with a major in Finance from the University of Rennes I and a post-graduate diploma (DESS) in International Banking and Finance from the University of Le Havre.
About Ostrum Asset Management
Ostrum Asset Management draws on its investment expertise to enhance the impact of its clients’ commitments as they act together to support European citizens’ life plans, health and retirement.
A European institutional investment management leader1, Ostrum Asset Management supports its clients in their liability-driven investments, offering both asset management solutions on the back of its long-standing fixed-income and insurance-related management expertise (equity and fixed income), and investment services via its innovative technological platform.
Ostrum Asset Management is a well-established responsible investment advocate2 and manages €448 billion3 in assets for large institutional clients – insurers, pension funds, health insurers, corporations – as well as €581 billion3 in assets under administration for professional investors worldwide across all asset classes.
Ostrum Asset Management is an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers.
1 IPE Top 500 Asset Managers 2020 ranked Ostrum AM as the 77th largest asset manager, as at 12/31/2019. Any reference to a ranking, a rating or an award provides no guarantee for future performance.
2 Ostrum AM was one of the first French asset manager signatories to the PRI in 2008. More details; www.unpri.org
3 Source: Ostrum Asset Management, consolidated data at end-December 2020. Administered assets include Ostrum AM's assets. The services provided for a given client may concern certain services only.
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 Thinking® to deliver proactive solutions that help clients pursue better outcomes in all markets. Natixis Investment Managers ranks among the world’s largest asset management firms1 with nearly $1.4 trillion assets under management2 (€1,135.5 billion).
Headquartered in Paris and Boston, Natixis Investment Managers is a subsidiary of Natixis. Listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, Natixis is a subsidiary of BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France. Natixis Investment Managers’ affiliated investment management firms include AEW; Alliance Entreprendre; AlphaSimplex Group; DNCA Investments;3 Dorval Asset Management; Flexstone Partners; Gateway Investment Advisers; H2O Asset Management; Harris Associates; Investors Mutual Limited; Loomis, Sayles & Company; Mirova; MV Credit; Naxicap Partners; Ossiam; Ostrum Asset Management; Seeyond; Seventure Partners; Thematics Asset Management; Vauban Infrastructure Partners; Vaughan Nelson Investment Management; Vega Investment Managers;4 and WCM Investment Management. Additionally, investment solutions are offered through Natixis Investment Managers Solutions, and Natixis Advisors offers other investment services through its AIA and MPA division. Not all offerings available in all jurisdictions. For additional information, please visit Natixis Investment Managers’ website at im.natixis.com | LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/natixis-investment-managers.
Natixis Investment Managers’ distribution and service groups include Natixis Distribution, L.P., a limited purpose broker-dealer and the distributor of various U.S. registered investment companies for which advisory services are provided by affiliated firms of Natixis Investment Managers, Natixis Investment Managers S.A. (Luxembourg), Natixis Investment Managers International (France), and their affiliated distribution and service entities in Europe and Asia.
1 Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2020 ranked Natixis Investment Managers as the 17th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management as of December 31, 2019.
2 Assets under management (“AUM”) as of December 31, 2020 is $1,389.7 billion. AUM, as reported, may include notional assets, assets serviced, gross assets, assets of minority-owned affiliated entities and other types of non-regulatory AUM managed or serviced by firms affiliated with Natixis Investment Managers.
3 A brand of DNCA Finance.
4 A wholly-owned subsidiary of Natixis Wealth Management.