Absolute Return: innovative strategies for a modern approach to asset allocation

Designed with you in mind, our range of absolute return strategies aim to generate positive returns whatever the market backdrop, and all adopt a flexible approach to capitalise on market opportunities as they arise.

A different approach for a challenging market

The current low interest rate, high volatility environment has proved challenging for traditional investment approaches. Out-come focused absolute return strategies have the flexibility to pursue investment opportunities using a broad array of instruments in a bid to provide uncorrelated returns and a source of diversification for investors.

An investment philosophy that puts you first

01 | A multi-expertise, global asset manager

We have expertise across the entire range of asset classes. As one of the leading providers of absolute return strategies, we have developed a comprehensive range of solutions based on our expertise and experience in four areas: fixed income, equities, multi-asset and alternative investments.

02 | A client-centred approach

All our solutions are designed around your investment objectives and constraints. Whether your priority is to preserve capital, to target aggressive growth or to limit volatility– we can build a solution to match your exact needs in terms of return targets, volatility limits and liquidity constraints.

03 | Solutions that meet AIFM & UCITS requirements

Managed using a variety of financial instruments - funds, warrants, funds of funds, etc. –  our range of onshore funds domiciled in Europe are fully compliant with AIFM and UCITS directives and are overseen by an independent risk department. 

Strategies that meet clients’ objectives

These strategies are for illustrative purposes only. Performance is not guaranteed and any capital is at risk. Depending on the investment strategy of each absolute return strategy, the main risks identified are: exchange rate risk, interest rate risk, credit risk, liquidity risk, risks associated with derivative transactions, volatility risk etc. For a detailed description of the risks, please read the relevant legal documentation. 

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This information is exclusively intended for “Professional” investors within the meaning of the MiFID Directive 2004/39/EC of 21 April 2004, and articles 314-4 and following of the General Regulations of the AMF. It is not intended for the general public or for non-professional individual investors within the meaning of all local regulations, or for “US Persons”, as defined in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s “Regulation S” under the 1933 U.S. Securities Act.

This non-contractual information does not under any circumstances constitute an offer to buy, a solicitation to sell, or advice to invest in financial instruments of Amundi or one of its affiliates (“Amundi”).

Investing involves risks. The performance of the strategies is not guaranteed. In addition, past performance is not in any way a guarantee or a reliable indicator of current or future performance. Investors may lose all or part of the capital originally invested.

Potential investors are encouraged to consult a professional adviser in order to determine whether such an investment is suitable for their profile and must not base their investment decisions solely on the information contained in this document. 

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Our solutions do not offer a performance or capital guarantee and present a risk of capital loss