At Candriam, asset allocation is truly a matter of teamwork. The asset allocation team, which consists of 8 highly experienced professionals of the financial sector boasting long track records with both the team and Candriam, is responsible for the cross-asset research and the definition of the house view on asset allocation. They base their determining key findings on in-depth fundamental, technical and strategic research.
The team’s advisory role goes full circle during the monthly asset allocation committee meeting, during which the team also outlines propositions on how to implement their convictions in the portfolios we manage. This committee is attended by our CIO and key representatives of the Private Mandates, Institutional Portfolio Management and Fixed Income teams.
This meeting is the opportunity for all involved to gain from the asset allocation team’s strategic input and coordinate harmonious implementation where needed to best serve our clients.
Returns of different asset classes vary widely over time, and studies have shown that asset allocation decisions usually generate the lion’s share of a portfolio’s performance.Read more