The Partnership approach is an important aspect of BNP Paribas Investment Partners multi-specialist platform. As a global investment solutions provider, it combines what it considers the best that large companies have to offer, with the responsiveness, specialist knowledge and entrepreneurial spirit of investment boutiques.

The offer is based on investment expertise from three groups of providers:

Multi-expertise investment capabilities: BNP Paribas Asset Management, the largest partner, manages the major asset classes with investment teams operating all over the world Specialist investment partners: these focus on a particular asset class or field (mainly alternative investments and multi-management) and operate as boutique-like structures Local and regional solution providers: local asset managers covering a specific geo- graphical region and/or client base.

A significant footprint in the retail and the institutional market

BNP Paribas Investment Partners is one of the largest asset managers in the world, is among the top six managers in Europe and has a substantial presence in Asia. The organisation is set up to deliver high quality services tailored especially to our institutional clients and distributors, as well as to clients in Asia and emerging countries. The teams operate in the major financial centres of Europe, Asia and the Americas, with a partnership model enabling the company to adapt to local market conditions. The local asset managers, some of whom work for joint venture partners, provide the company with in-depth knowledge of the markets.

The Netherlands, along with Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg, is a core market for BNP Paribas Investment Partners. BNP Paribas Investment Partners has a significant footprint in the Netherlands in both the retail and the institutional market.

Together with Robeco and ING IM, BNP Paribas Investment Partners form the top three asset managers in the Dutch mutual fund market. Its funds are on the shelves of almost all main distributors (banks and insurance companies) in the Netherlands.

BNP Paribas Investment Partners is also a main player in the institutional arena, servicing pension funds and corporates with specialty solutions such as fiduciary management, balanced mandates and money market funds.

Asset Management Ambitions

BNP Paribas Investment Partners aim is to deliver investment expertise and value-added investment solutions to its client base. In doing so, the company intends to maintain and further develop its already large footprint in the Dutch market for both the institutional and retail segments.

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