Amundi announces the expansion of its Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) ETF range with the launch of AMUNDI INDEX EURO AGG SRI UCITS ETF DR - EUR, which today lists on Euronext Paris. As the first EUR Aggregate SRI ETF in the market, this fund is offered at a competitive price of 0.16% OGC.
As interest in ESG investing grows, demand for simple, transparent, off-the-shelf responsible investment solutions, is increasing. This is particularly true in the Fixed Income space, where there is still room for innovation.
AMUNDI INDEX EURO AGG SRI UCITS ETF DR - EUR provides investors with an innovative and sustainable euro-denominated fixed income investment solution covering both government and corporate bond markets. Based on a customised SRI methodology, this ETF implements a systematic negative screening while maintaining a broad market exposure resulting in a tracking error under 1%.
AMUNDI INDEX EURO AGG SRI UCITS ETF DR - EUR adds to Amundi ETF’s existing SRI range that comprises three fixed income ETFs offering exposure to Euro Corporate SRI, Euro Corporate SRI 0-3 and US Corporate SRI indices.
Fannie Wurtz, Head of Amundi ETF, Indexing and Smart Beta, said: “This new listing demonstrates our commitment to meeting investors’ increasing demand for ESG passive solutions. The Euro Aggregate exposure is an essential building block that strengthens our existing SRI range, offering investors the opportunity to build a diversified responsible investing portfolio tailored to their individual objectives.”
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With close to €115 billion in assets under management, Amundi ETF, Indexing and Smart Beta is one of Amundi’s strategic business areas and is a key growth driver for the Group.
Amundi ETF, Indexing and Smart Beta business line provides investors - whether institutionals or distributors - with robust, innovative, and cost-efficient solutions, leveraging Amundi Group’s scale and large resources. The platform also offers investors fully customized solutions (ESG, Low Carbon, specific exclusions, risk constraints, etc.).
With over 30 years of benchmark construction and replication expertise, Amundi is a trusted name in ETF & Index management, among the world’s largest institutions. The team is also recognized for its ability to develop Smart Beta & Factor Investing solutions, with more than 10-year track-record.
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Amundi, the leading European asset manager, ranking among the top 10 global players, offers its 100 million clients – retail investors, institutional investors and companies – a complete range of savings and investment solutions in active and passive management, in traditional or real assets.
With its six international investment hubs, financial and extra-financial research capabilities and long-standing commitment to responsible investment, Amundi is a key player in the asset management landscape.
Amundi clients benefit from the expertise and advice of 4,700 employees in nearly 35 countries. A subsidiary of the Crédit Agricole group and listed on the stock exchange, Amundi currently manages over €1.7 trillion in assets.