About Natixis Investment Managers

Natixis Investment Managers’ multi-affiliate approach connects clients to the independent thinking and focused expertise of more than 15 active managers. Ranked among the world’s largest asset managers1 with more than US $1.2 trillion assets under management2, 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.

IML is the responsible entity for the retail managed funds and active ETFs for fellow Natixis affiliates Loomis Sayles and Vaughan Nelson, bringing their global equity strategies to Australian retail investors.


1. Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2023 ranked Natixis Investment Managers as the 17th largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management as of December 31, 2022.  2. Assets under management (“AUM”) of current affiliated entities measured as of June 30, 2023


Vaughan Nelson is a Houston-based asset manager, founded in 1970, that specialises in global small and medium capitalisation (SMID cap) equities with a focus on a targeted return. The firm employs a bottom-up, fundamental research process to capitalise on temporary information and liquidity inefficiencies in equity markets.

In Australia, IML is the responsible entity for the Vaughan Nelson Global Equity SMID Fund, available to Australian retail investors as both a managed fund and an active ETF (ASX:VNGS).

Find out more about Vaughan Nelson’s SMID cap expertise.

Loomis Sayles

Boston-based Loomis, Sayles & Company was established in 1926 and launched its first mutual fund in 1929. For more than 20 years, Loomis Sayles has partnered with Australian institutional clients including superannuation funds, wealth managers, government entities, insurers, family offices and foundations.

IML is the responsible entity for the Loomis Sayles Global Equity Fund and active ETF (ASX: LSGE) which are available to Australian retail investors.

Find out more about the Loomis Sayles Global Equity Fund.

Investors Mutual Limited (AFSL No. 229988) is the responsible entity for the Loomis Sayles Global Equity Fund (the investment manager is Loomis, Sayles & Company, L.P) and the Vaughan Nelson Global Equity SMID Fund (the investment manager is Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P).

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