France Stat. Data – September 2019

France Stat. Data – September 2019

Each month, the «Stat OPC» fact sheet provides statistical information in English (September 2019) on French investment funds industry: – the net assets breakdown depending on the French regulatory classification and their monthly and YTD evolution; – the net assets breakdown classified by UCITS and AIF; – the monthly and YTD net sales by Investment funds category.

Conference: A fresh start for CMU – how can asset managers contribute?

Conference: A fresh start for CMU – how can asset managers contribute?

This year is a turning point for the European Union with a new European Parliament, a new European Commission and Brexit underway. In this context, the AFG kindly invites you to the new edition of its annual conference in Brussels on Tuesday, 3 December from 17:30 onwards. A panel of distinguished speakers will join us to discuss this year’s theme: A fresh start for CMU – how can asset managers contribute? Registration is upon invitation. For more infomation :   a.thiant@afg.asso.fr

Brochure: White Paper : Financial Education :  Well-informed investors – key players in tomorrow’s economy - September 2019

Brochure: White Paper : Financial Education : Well-informed investors – key players in tomorrow’s economy - September 2019

The white paper recommends 14 measures broken down into three main areas: Financial education / Training / Regulation

Asset managers commit themselves to address the challenge of climate change: One Planet Asset Managers Statement

Asset managers commit themselves to address the challenge of climate change: One Planet Asset Managers Statement

On 10th July 2019, eight of the largest worldwide asset managers – including three French managers – gathered at the Elysée Palace at the invitation of the President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron – founded the One Planet Asset Managers Initiative and committed themselves to cooperate and integrate the climate change concern in their investment choices. They join therefore the process initiated last year by six sovereign wealth funds by integrating Climate Change Risks. AFG was pleased that three French worldwide asset managers are among the creators of this project, like a testimony that the climate change considerations hold

UCITS ETF : a unique European format

UCITS ETF : a unique European format

  • AFG  publishes four-page brochure presenting the "UCITS ETF : a unique European format".
  • The vast majority of exchange-traded funds managed in the European Union are subject to the common European Community well-known protective Directive 2009/65/EC (UCITS Directive) framework. The UCITS rules apply in the same pan-European harmonized manner to all UCITS ETFs indistinctively, from day one of operation and during their entire life.
  • Download the brochure "UCITS ETF : a unique European format".

Report on security tokens - May 2019

Report on security tokens - May 2019

The French Digital Asset Association (FD2A), the French Association of Financial Markets (AMAFI) and the French Asset Management Association (AFG) with the French Association for real estate investment companies (ASPIM) published a report today on “security tokens” or “financial tokens similar to financial instruments.” This report summarizes the returns to a questionnaire that these associations have prepared and disseminated in partnership with Gide 255, PwC, ConsenSys and Woorton. Its ambition is to better measure the market’s appetite for this type of digital assets and to assess participants’ expectations on this theme.