asset management.

Lombard Odier Investment Managers is the asset management business of the Lombard Odier Group. We are solely focused on our clients - institutional investors and financial intermediaries. Our firm is independently-owned by its partners, and this structure means our interests are wholly aligned with our clients and we are 100% focused on them. We provide a range of investment solutions including:

themes.

The aftermath of the global financial crisis has created a new paradigm in fixed income, posing far-reaching challenges for investors. Low or negative yields in key bond markets mean searching for yield is a key concern for investors. And with the very nature of bonds now altered, investors are forced to rethink asset allocation. In their search for yield, we believe investors searching for yield should consider taking more credit risk and explore emerging market debt

Indeed, our positivity on emerging markets extends to equities, where we believe increased economic strength is not fully captured in asset valuations; similarly, european equities are also an attractive destination for investors, in our view. Regardless of the asset class, investors are increasingly taking into account extra-financial considerations – seeking to invest with impact – but they must look for the right expertise or risk their capital being put to work in a way they did not intend.

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asset classes.

Our investment capabilities include fixed income, convertible bonds, equities, multi-asset, alternatives and impact. In each area we have carefully developed investment approaches that we believe are best suited to meet investors’ objectives in the modern investment landscape. We organise our investment professionals into independent investment boutiques thereby allowing them the freedom to focus on delivering risk-adjusted returns in their specialist area while benefiting from the resources of our global investment platform.

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investment funds.

Our extensive range of mutual funds gives investors access to the best of our strategies across a broad range of asset classes. In addition, we offer a selection of exchanged-traded funds (ETFs), offered in partnership with ETF Securities.

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who we are.

Our heritage and our combination of the best of conservatism and innovation keeps us well-positioned to create lasting value for our clients. access to who we are

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Equity sell-off: Bear beginnings or necessary correction?
investment viewpoints

Equity sell-off: Bear beginnings or necessary correction?

  • Inflation is, to us, the sleeping giant threatening to derail “Goldilocks”
  • An equity market correction  is unsurprising after a period of exuberance, but technical factors exacerbated the move
  • Macro fundamentals remain supportive for equities, but investors to beware of the return of volatility
  • We favour European and emerging markets equities; remain negative duration risk 

In the first year of his presidency, Donald Trump has been less aggressive on trade than expected, especially considering his rhetoric during the campaign.

global perspectives

Draghi’s Euro push back has no bite

As we expected, the ECB kept its statement unchanged alongside no change in policy

Inflation risks rise as US economic slack erodes
global perspectives

Inflation risks rise as US economic slack erodes

In recent years, policymakers in many countries have been puzzled that inflation and wage growth have remained weak despite low unemployment. 

Lombard Odier Investment Managers completes its first blockchain bond trade

The Insurance Linked Strategies (ILS) team at Lombard Odier Investment Managers (‘Lombard Odier IM’) has completed its first bond transaction using blockchain, the immutable ledger for recording transactions. The team’s purchase of catastrophe bonds is believed to be among the first secondary market transaction completed on blockchain. 

global perspectives

2018 Outlook: Big Bang or Steady State?

In 2018 central banks across the globe will begin to withdraw the multi-trillion dollar support they have been injecting into economies for the past decade. How will economies and financial markets fare?