Smart, an innovative financial firm, assists the workplace for enrolment of pensions internationally, recently announced that Natixis IM had conducted a strategic investment in Smart, which combines their expertise to develop and deliver the top workplace solutions across the UK and globe. 

Natixis Investment Managers (IM), one of the world’s largest asset managers, focuses on the investment styles and disciplines of proven expertise. Natixis IM partners up with Link Group, the top-tier administrator in the Australian superannuation market, Legal & General Investment Management, and J.P. Morgan as equity investors in Smart.

Stating on the investment Andrew Evans, the CEO of Smart, said that the Company is happy to greet Natixis Investment Managers as a strategic investor in Smart. Natixis IM shares the same vision of utilizing digital technologies to assist in enhancing outcomes for all savers. Also, Smart Pension is looking ahead to begin work with Natixis IM as their team builds Smart’s platform to power the pensions of tomorrow. Possessing access to Natrix’s broad suite of affiliate investment capabilities would assist the company in exhibiting more innovative investment solutions for members associated with Smart, involving the use of illiquid alternative solutions. Natixis IM’s strategic investment strengthens Smart’s successful international extension plans as the company is seeking to branch out into the United States and Australia following Smart’s successful platform deployments in Dubai and the Republic of Ireland implemented earlier this year. 

Jean Raby, the CEO, Natixis Investment Managers, commented that Natixis IM’s equity investment would assist in accelerating the development of the company in Defined Contribution pension markets in UK and globally. Meanwhile, the investment will also help to support the worldwide expansion of Smart via the broad range of investment abilities of Natixis’s affiliated managers, especially in alternative strategies. The following investment is part of the ongoing commitment by Natixis IM to aim at the types of innovative platforms and business models that are influencing change across the investment industry.

About Smart

Founded in 2014, Smart has a mission to transform pensions, savings, and investment for the wellbeing of workplaces around the world. Smart owns its tech-driven self-developed financial products – PENSION & RETIRE. Established in London, UK, Smart Pension has backing from financial giants such as Legal & General Investment Management and J.P. Morgan.

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About Natixis IM

Headquartered in France, Natixis IM assists financial professionals to construct portfolios of the companies in more insightful ways. Natixis offers more than 200 investment strategies to all the financial-based firms. 

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