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Natixis picks CTBC Investments in Taiwan

Kaohsiung_TaiwanCTBC Investments will act as the master agent for Natixis Investment Managers in Taiwan under a newly signed agreement. Part of CTBC Financial Holding since 2012, CTBC Investments manages more than 100 billion Taiwanese dollars ($3.4 billion). Thomas Chen, chairman of CTBC Investments, says the deal with Natixis will “provide more diversified investment solutions to Taiwanese investors”. Owned by French retail banking group BPCE, Natixis Investment Managers consists of more than 20 specialised subsidiary asset managers and together controls nearly $1 trillion of assets. Natixis Investment Managers has an ambitious plan to enlarge its business in the Asia-Pacific region through partnerships and acquisitions. ©2018 funds global asia

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