$1.1 Trillion Asset Manager Natixis Hires Franklin Templeton Dora Seow as CEO Singapore
29th September 2022 | Hong Kong
Natixis Investment Managers (Natixis IM) with $1.1 trillion AUM (Assets under Management), has hired Franklin Templeton Singapore Country Head Dora Seow as the new Natixis Investment Managers CEO of Singapore (10/10/22). Based in Singapore and reporting to Fabrice Chemouny (Natixis IM Head of Asia Pacific), Dora Seow will be responsible for leading and accelerating the development of Natixis IM and its affiliates in Southeast Asia. Natixis IM Singapore has the ambition to build-up its investment capabilities in the region, notably in emerging market fixed income and in Asian Equities, leveraging on the investment expertise from its affiliates. Fabrice Chemouny, Natixis IM Head of Asia Pacific: “ We are delighted to welcome Dora onboard to strengthen our market presence in Southeast Asia and spearhead our initiative to further expand our research and investment capabilities in the region. Her deep knowledge and experience in overseeing Southeast Asian markets, combined with her leadership, will be instrumental to help us pursue our strategic goals in the market while continuing to better serve our institutional, wholesale and retail clients.”
“ $1.1 trillion Asset Manager Natixis Hires Franklin Templeton Dora Seow as CEO Singapore “
Dora Seow, Natixis Investment Managers CEO Singapore
Natixis IM: Dora Seow joins Natixis IM with more than 20 years of experience with Franklin Templeton holding a number of different roles, most recently as Country Head for Singapore. Prior to assuming the Country Head role, she was Head of distribution where she established and developed Franklin Templeton’s regional institutional and wholesale business. She holds a BSc in Accounting and Finance, from the University of Warwick-Warwick Business School.
Natixis Investment Managers is one of the world’s largest asset managers with a diverse range of high value solutions offered by its affiliated investment managers, covering actively managed fixed income and equities to ESG and impact investing, real estate, and private assets management. It first established its presence in Asia Pacific in Tokyo in 2001. Since then, the firm has added offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Seoul, Taipei, Sydney and Beijing.
About Natixis Investment Managers
Natixis Investment Managers’ multi-affiliate approach connects clients to the independent thinking and focused expertise of more than 20 active managers. Ranked among the world’s largest asset managers1 with more than $1.1 trillion assets under management (€1.1 trillion), Natixis Investment Managers delivers a diverse range of solutions across asset classes, styles, and vehicles, including innovative environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategies and products dedicated to advancing sustainable finance. The firm partners with clients in order to understand their unique needs and provide insights and investment solutions tailored to their long-term goals.
Headquartered in Paris and Boston, Natixis Investment Managers is part of the Global Financial Services division of Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France through the Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne retail networks. Natixis Investment Managers’ affiliated investment management firms include AEW; AlphaSimplex Group; DNCA Investments;3 Dorval Asset Management; Flexstone Partners; Gateway Investment Advisers; Harris Associates; Investors Mutual Limited; Loomis, Sayles & Company; Mirova; MV Credit; Naxicap Partners; Ossiam; Ostrum Asset Management; Seeyond; Seventure Partners; Thematics Asset Management; Vauban Infrastructure Partners; Vaughan Nelson Investment Management; and WCM Investment Management. Additionally, investment solutions are offered through Natixis Investment Managers Solutions and Natixis Advisors, LLC. Not all offerings are available in all jurisdictions. For additional information, please visit Natixis Investment Managers’ website at iWm.natixis.com | LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/natixis- investment-managers.
Natixis Investment Managers’ distribution and service groups include Natixis Distribution, LLC, a limited purpose broker-dealer and the distributor of various U.S. registered investment companies for which advisory services are provided by affiliated firms of Natixis Investment Managers, Natixis Investment Managers S.A. (Luxembourg), Natixis Investment Managers International (France), and their affiliated distribution and service entities in Europe and Asia.
1 Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2022 ranked Natixis Investment Managers as the 18th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management as of December 31, 2021.
2 Assets under management (“AUM”) of current affiliated entities measured as of June 30, 2022 are $1,156.7 billion (€1,106.7 billion). AUM, as reported, may include notional assets, assets serviced, gross assets, assets of minority-owned affiliated entities and other types of non-regulatory AUM managed or serviced by firms affiliated with Natixis Investment Managers.