We believe that:
The vast majority of a portfolio's risk and return is determined by its asset allocation, not by security selection. Being in the 'right' asset class is more important than picking the right securities in the 'wrong' asset class. We therefore focus all our resources and expertise on selecting the right asset classes, rather than on security selection.
Unlike many competitors, we use both quantitative models and qualitative/fundamental strategies to construct the optimal portfolio. The combination of both elements ensures a low correlation in drivers of investment ideas, as well as final investment results.
The Global Balanced Solutions team focuses all its efforts and resources on asset allocation. Investment professionals in seven countries around the world contribute to our fundamental research, quantitative modelling, alpha generation, strategy implementation and risk management.
BNP Paribas Investment Partners is the brand name for the asset management business of BNP Paribas SA, which includes
BNP Paribas Asset Management, Inc., a US registered investment adviser, and other US and global asset managers.