Candriam AUM boosted by ESG inflows

Assets under management at Candriam has reached a record high boosted by ESG fund inflows.

AUM at Candriam rose to a record €158 billion at year end 2021, an increase of €18 billion, up from €140 billion in 2020. ESG-related AUM comprised 67% of Candriam’s total AUM reaching €105 billion at year-end. Thematic ESG equity strategies proved the most popular strategies with investors, attracting €2.1 billion and underpinning total net sales of €7.4 billion in 2021.

Naïm Abou-Jaoudé, CEO of Candriam & Chairman of New York Life Investment Management International, said: “I would like to thank our clients who continue to put their trust and confidence in Candriam, recognizing our role as a pioneer in sustainable investing, driven by its core values of conviction and responsibility. As a result of this, we were able to achieve another record year of AUM, continuing our growth trajectory where we’ve seen
assets double over the last seven years.”