Maitland was appointed as Amundi’s retained advisor in 2015, ahead of the company stock market flotation later in the year – the largest on the Paris stock exchange for ten years.
Raise the profile of what was then a relatively unknown name in fund management, build support for a successful IPO and position the company for future growth.
Amundi’s media coverage and share of voice increased in the run up to the IPO in November – the largest in Europe in 2015. The targeted media coverage in the investment trade press has focussed heavily on Amundi’s key strengths, including solutions for pension funds, emerging market debt and low carbon investing.
In 2017, Amundi completed its acquisition of Pioneer Investments for €3.5 billion, taking its total assets under management to over €1.4 trillion.