BNP Paribas Asset Management is the investment management arm of the BNP Paribas Group. Managing and advising EUR 560 billion in assets as at 31 March 2017, BNP Paribas Asset Management offers a comprehensive range of active, passive and quantitative investment solutions covering a broad spectrum of assets classes and regions. With close to 700 investment professionals and 600 client servicing specialists, BNP Paribas Asset Management serves individual, corporate and institutional investors in 75 countries around the world. Since 2002, BNP Paribas Asset Management has been a major player in sustainable and responsible investing.
The Middle East and Africa is key among the regions served by BNP Paribas Asset Management where we have established a strong track record of successfully managing assets on behalf of institutional clients, for more than two decades. We serve official government institutions, state sponsored public pension funds, banks and third party distributors, providing equity, money market and fixed income strategies, indexed solutions and structured and alternative products.
We provide a high level of expertise across our offering through our specialist companies, or partners, each with a distinct investment philosophy and focus. BNP Paribas Asset Management is our largest partner and manages the majority of the mainstream asset classes. Other partners include specialists in a particular asset class or field operating as boutique-like structures, with the remainder comprised of local and regional solution providers covering a specific geographical region and /or client base.
These partners, together with our MEA based investment advisors, deliver fully integrated strategies that are informed by deep local knowledge and strengthened by our ability to identify opportunities across all major developed and emerging markets, where we operate.