UK / FRANCE - Insight Investment has awarded distribution rights to Cohen Brothers Financial Services for the French institutional market in an expansion of Insight's European expansion strategy.
The deal is subject to relevant approvals in respect of the funds from the Autorité des Marchés Financiers.
Having already offered UK institutional and retail investors products such as liability-driven investment strategies and absolute-return solutions, Insight said it planned to offer an appropriate product range to institutional investors in France.
Charles Farquharson, head of distribution at Insight said Insight managed funds for a number of the UK’s largest pension schemes, and managed European mandates across core and high alpha strategies.
He said: “The partnership between Insight and the Cohen Brothers is for us, the ideal approach to building business in a promising new market like France, which is, at the same time, one of the largest and one of the most competitive in Continental Europe.”
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