280 S. Mangum Street
Tel: (919) 967-7221
With approximately $10 billion of assets under management(1), Amundi Smith Breeden serves as the North American investment headquarters for Amundi(2).
Amundi Smith Breeden’s history is grounded in research and analytics. Founded in 1982, the company focused on interest rate risk and investment advisory services. Widely recognized for its 32-year commitment to developing proprietary fixed income research and analytical tools, Amundi Smith Breeden manages portfolios for corporate and public pensions, foundations, endowments, insurance companies, private banks, and sovereign funds with some relationships extending for over 20 years.
Since 1989, Amundi Smith Breeden has awarded annual prizes for the top three papers featured in The Journal of Finance. In-depth quantitative research drives proprietary valuation and risk management systems. The investment strategies blend traditional macroeconomic analysis, fundamental credit analysis, and quantitative option-adjusted spread analysis.
Amundi Smith Breeden is fully owned by Amundi USA, Inc. Amundi2 is one of the largest asset management firms in the world with over $1 trillion in AUM and offices in 30 countries.
1. Figures as of March 2016.
2. Amundi - Société anonyme with a share capital of €596 262 615 - Portfolio manager regulated by the AMF under number GP04000036 - Head office: 90 boulevard Pasteur – 75015 Paris – France – 437 574 452 RCS Paris
Interview: Interview with Frédéric Samama, Deputy Global Head of Institutional & Sovereign Clients Amundi
24 July 2017 | Worldwide, Finance
Climate Action recently spoke with Frédéric Samama, Deputy Global Head of Institutional & Sovereign Clients Amundi – a partner of the upcoming Sustainable Investment Forum on 19th September in New York.
04 July 2016 | Finance, Carbon Reduction
Effective action in limiting the extent and effects of climate change will have to include changes in business and massive investment by the private sector in making the energy transition from fossil fuels to clean energy and the development of a low-carbon economy
Report: Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition Mobilizing financial markets to drive economic decarbonization
01 July 2016 | Finance
The Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC) is a multi-stakeholder initiative that will drive greenhouse gas emissions reductions by mobilizing a critical mass of institutional investors committed to gradually decarbonizing their portfolios. Members of the Coalition share a dual vision, setting themselves two interconnected and intermediary targets
White Paper: CFA Institute: Hedging Climate Risk
01 July 2016 | Worldwide, Finance, Carbon Reduction
We present a simple dynamic investment strategy that allows long-term passive investors to hedge climate risk without sacrificing financial returns. We illustrate how the tracking error can be virtually eliminated even for a low-carbon index with 50% less carbon footprint than its benchmark. By investing in such a decarbonized index, investors in effect are holding a “free option on carbon.”