Annual overview of the Asset Management Market - 2020

Annual overview of the Asset Management Market - 2020

  • Despite the global pandemic, which caused an exceptionally sharp fall in the markets in March 2020, performance for all asset classes was generally positive over the year as a whole.
  • Total assets under management in France (discretionary mandates and investment funds) rose by +3.5% over the year to nearly €4.355 trillion.
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Sustainability Risks Under Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 (“Disclosures” or “SFDR”) - Fact Sheet

Sustainability Risks Under Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 (“Disclosures” or “SFDR”) - Fact Sheet

 

Launch of the Sustainable Finance Observatory, the first-ever tool for monitoring Paris Financial Centre players’ shift towards carbon neutrality by 2050

On the occasion of Climate Finance Day, the Sustainable Finance Observatory is a world premiere. It seeks to enhance transparency, monitoring and evaluation of the financial sector’s gradual transformation. Press Release 29 October 2020  

Essential extra-financial indicators to assess a company - August 2020 update

Essential extra-financial indicators to assess a company - August 2020 update

Asset management companies must currently wade through a wide array of extra-financial information which is neither standardised, comparable, stable over time nor audited. Therefore, amid the increasing volume of company-reported ESG data, a reference list of extra-financial indicators is urgently needed. The objective is twofold: determining which extra-financial information is needed to assess a company, to avoid getting bogged down in an “information overload”; and forging a dialogue with companies, to build a reporting framework complying with regulatory requirements. AFG set a goal to identify a maximum of 10 cross-sector indicators for each of the following pillars: Environment, Social / Human capital, Societal and Governance, that