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We are pleased to confirm that the acquisition of Bank of Montreal’s EMEA and Asia Pacific* asset management business (BMO GAM (EMEA/Asia Pacific)) completed on 8th November.
Columbia Threadneedle and BMO GAM (EMEA/Asia Pacific) are two leading asset managers with solid momentum and strong client focus. Together, our complementary investment capabilities and distribution networks will deliver added value for clients as we meet their evolving needs.
This strategically important acquisition accelerates our growth in the EMEA region and secures our position as a significant global asset manager, with a total of more than $725 billion assets under management**.
Adding to Columbia Threadneedle’s established strengths in core asset classes and real estate and our strong long-term performance track record, BMO GAM (EMEA/Asia Pacific) brings leading capabilities in Liability Driven Investing and fiduciary management, along with its well recognised responsible investment expertise and capabilities in alternative and traditional asset classes.
**as at 30 June 2021