AXA IM increases engagement by 47% in 2020

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) engaged with over 300 issuers throughout 2020, versus 217 issuers in 2019, representing a 47% increase on engagements in 2020 despite the challenging environment...

AXA IM announces 90% of AUM classified as Articles 8 & 9 under SFDR

90% of its eligible funds and strategies within Equities, Fixed Income and Multi-Asset fall into Articles 8 and 9 of the SFDR .

AXA IM's David Page – UK reaction: January GDP provides a further upside surprise

David Page, Head of Macro Research at AXA Investment Managers, comments on the latest GDP figures in the UK:

Full-year 2020 earnings

AXA IM has recorded an excellent performance in 2020, in what has truly been an exceptional and challenging year for the industry, businesses and individuals. Our diversified and global approach...

AXA IM further embeds ESG capabilities across its business

Building on its maturity as a longstanding responsible investor, AXA IM further embedded Responsible Investment (RI) capabilities within its two business units, AXA IM Alts and AXA IM Core, in...

AXA IM's David Page - UK reaction: Positive Q4 GDP likely to see UK avoid double-dip recession

David Page, Head of Macro Research at AXA Investment Managers, comments on the latest UK GDP figures

AXA IM's David Page - UK reaction: BoE defers negative rates even as growth outlook weakens

David Page, Head of Macro Research at AXA Investment Managers, comments on the latest developments at the Bank of England:

AXA IM appoints Marcello Arona as CEO of AXA IM UK & AXA IM GS

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) announces the appointment of Marcello Arona as CEO of AXA IM UK & AXA IM GS1, effective 1 April 2021 subject to FCA approval.

UK Reaction: MPC sits tight amidst “unusual” uncertainty

David Page, Head of Macro Research at AXA Investment Managers, comments on the latest developments at the Bank of England:

AXA IM to join the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative and to commit to net zero emissions goal

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) announces its commitment to bring carbon emissions across all assets to a target-based net zero goal by 2050 or sooner, by joining the newly created Net Zero Asset...

BPCE issues €100 million of transition bonds, invested by AXA IM, to finance Natixis’ assets contributing to the energy transition

On behalf of AXA Group, AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) is investing in €100 million of senior non-preferred transition bonds, contributing to the financing of energy transition assets. The bonds...

Green bonds market to top the $1tr mark in 2021

With a record number of issuances following the launch of various sovereign green bonds and overall diversification of issuers, 2020 has been another huge step forward for the green bond market....

Six asset managers call on French large caps to establish action plan to have at least 30% women in executive management teams by 2025

Six asset management companies representing nearly 3 trillion euros in assets under management – Amundi, AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM), La Banque Postale Asset Management (LBP AM), Sycomore...

AXA IM named as the top investment manager in Europe committed to responsible investing

AXA IM retains its position as the number one asset manager committed to responsible investment in the Hirschel & Kramer (H&K) Responsible Investment Brand Index 2020.

Why a Biden presidency will transform the Global green bond market.

In July, presidential candidate Joe Biden announced plans to spend $2 trillion to progress the use of clean energy in areas including transportation, electricity generation and construction over...

COVID-19: Accelerating the energy transition and driving climate-friendly investment opportunities

Six AXA IM ESG experts assess whether the Covid-19 crisis will help accelerate the energy transition and outline what they think the investment implications will be.

AXA IM Embraces Global Energy Transition with Launch of Clean Economy Fund

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) today announces the launch of the AXA World Funds Framlington Clean Economy fund which seeks to provide investors with access to the long term growth potential of...

The green transition: shifting from “tax & subsidy” to “tax & investment”

European Commission President, Ursula Van der Leyen, announced an even more ambitious “decarbonisation target” for the EU last week, rising from 40% to 55% by 2025.

ICEBERG DATA LAB AND I CARE & CONSULT SELECTED TO PROVIDE FIRST OF ITS KIND BIODIVERSITY IMPACT MEASUREMENT TOOL FOR INVESTORS

AXA Investment Managers, BNP Paribas Asset Management (“BNPP AM”), Sycomore Asset Management and Mirova (an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers) are pleased to announce that they have selected...

UK dividends will have fully recovered by 2022

There are reasons to be positive about the future of UK dividends as companies start recommencing payments, according to AXA IM portfolio managers Geroge Luckraft and Simon Young.