Property is partially replacing bond exposure, says Evli CEO

The demand for alternative vehicles seems strong as investors look for alternatives to bond investments in the low yield environment, says Evli's CEO Maunu Lehtimäki. He tells AMWatch about the manager's plans to keep increasing its global investor base after European pension funds and family offices invested in its products during the third quarter.

Maunu Lehtimäki, CEO of Evli. | Photo: Evli PR.

At Finland's second largest asset manager Evli, net inflow into the company's mutual funds totaled EUR 1.38bn in cumulative terms over the third quarter.

The asset management business reached client assets totaling EUR 16.8bn over the quarter, up by 4.3 percent from EUR 16.1bn in Q2. AUM has therefore increased by EUR 3.2bn since the end of the same quarter last year, when it totaled EUR 13.6bn.

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