In an environment marked by macroeconomic and geopolitical uncertainty, Sovereign entities are pursuing a broad set of objectives. In the short-term, they must ensure capital preservation while searching for return generation over the long term. These objectives have to be met by taking into account their important role in the economic landscape, making those objectives harder reconcile.
Amundi seeks to support Sovereign entities all along the value chain through an end-to-end partnership proposal from strategic advisory to asset management, in order to best support our sovereign partner along the Investment Path and become more than an external asset manager. Services include:
- Tactical asset allocation advisory, spanning active and passive asset classes
- Responsible and more specifically green finance investment strategies
- Strategic advice on key issues such as risk hedging, ESG and other
- Bespoke services such as transition management, risk monitoring
- High level trainings offer on our key expertise and innovative solutions to facilitate knowledge sharing
Amundi relies on its research-driven investment culture and multi-skilled resources and pulls together all its expertise to offer innovative solutions addressing Sovereign entities’ challenges.
New emphasis in European monetary policy: The ECB’s strategic review
The European Central Bank is considering changes in its monetary mandate and its instruments of operation to adapt to the new exigences of weaker economies in the Covid-19 crisis, persistently low inflation and climate change. Didier Borowski, head of global views at Amundi, discusses with David Marsh, OMFIF chairman, how the ECB under President Christine Lagarde is facing up to its challenges, whether it will be influenced by changes in Federal Reserve policies announced in August, and what will be the likely outcome of the review due to be concluded in autumn 2021.
2020: new year, new decade and new challenges for central banks
Last February, Pierre Blanchet, Head of Investment Intelligence at Amundi, discussed the role of central banks in responding to crises and the next recession with Danae Kyriakopoulou, OMFIF Chief Economist and Head of Research, Patrick Honohan, former Governor, Central Bank of Ireland (2009-2015) and Dr Barnabás Virág, Executive Director, Directorate Monetary Policy and Economic Analysis, Magyar Nemzeti Bank (Central Bank of Hungary).
The OMFIF (Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum) is an independent think tank for central banking, economic policy and public investment.
Date of Publication: March 2020.
Amundi is a major player in treasury management in Europe and across the world.
Responsible Investing: our commitment
Acting as a responsible financial institution is a core commitment of Amundi’s development strategy.
Amundi offers strong-convicted diversified solutions across the main asset classes.
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Amundi extends its savoir-faire to institutional investors in order to accompany them dealing with their main challenges, providing them with investment solutions as well as specific services.
As the European leader of asset management, Amundi has provided Corporates for more than 30 years with effective and end-to-end solutions thanks to wide-ranging capabilities and bespoke services.
The complexity of the insurance environment has raised Insurance companies expectations in terms of asset allocation and regulatory assessment.
Amundi aims to be the dedicated partner of pension funds, whether they are public or private, Defined-Benefit, Defined-Contribution or Hybrid, by helping them to match their objectives...
1. Source: Amundi figures as of June 30, 2020
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