Ossiam ETFs available on more UK fund platforms

Ossiam, the smart beta specialist fund manager and affiliate of Natixis Global Asset Management announces that its smart beta ETFs have recently been added to several leading UK fund platforms,….

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Bruno Poulin, CEO of Ossiam

making them more accessible to the retail investment market, including investors, wealth managers, family offices, financial planners, analysts and advisers.

Ossiam’s ETFs have been accepted onto many of the UK’s best known investment fund and adviser platforms, including AJ Bell’s Youinvest and Investcentre, Ascentric, Hargreaves Lansdown, Novia Financial, Raymond James and most recently, Tilney Bestinvest.

Bruno Poulin, CEO of Ossiam, said, “The demand for smart beta ETFs has progressed significantly from when we launched our first products in 2011 and the benefits of using ETFs based on alternatively-weighted indices have become clearer to investors. Ossiam has a unique position in the market as an innovator, with numerous ‘firsts’ to our name and, together with very credible partners, we are delighted to increase the reach of our offer to investors, especially in the UK, a key market for Ossiam in the coming years.”

Pippa Russell, Head of Corporate Communications, Novia Financial, commented, “We are thrilled to have the Ossiam ETFs added to the Novia platform.  We have seen significant and increasing interest in smart beta investment strategies in recent times and to have these fully integrated into the platform’s sophisticated suite of investment and portfolio management tools can help to create significant time and cost synergies for advisers as well as expanding clients’ choice of investment.”

Justin Blower, Head of Sales at Ascentric, said, “There’s an ETF revolution underway in the advisory space, where they are becoming a crucial part of many clients’ portfolios, so we are pleased to be able to offer Ossiam’s smart beta ETFs on the Ascentric platform. Our unique charging structure offers fee-free ETF dealing combined with our in-house stockbroking service, which allows us to trade intra-day. This means we can deliver better outcomes for financial planners looking to access Ossiam’s funds.”

Recent Ossiam ETF highlights

The Ossiam FTSE 100 Minimum Variance ETF has outperformed its benchmark (UK Large-Cap Blend Equity) over five years and ranks in the first quartile against peers

As at end of February 2017

5-year annualized return

Annualized return since inception

Max. drawdown since inception

Volatility since inception

Ossiam FTSE Minimum Variance UCITS ETF 1C (GBP)

(inception date: 16/12/2011)





FTSE 100 Total Return Index (GBP)





As at end of February 2017

Return since inception

Annualized return since inception

Max. drawdown since inception

Volatility since inception

Ossiam Shiller Barclays CAPE® US Sector Value TR UCITS 1C (USD)

(inception date: 22/06/2015)





S&P 500 NR (USD)





Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.

Ossiam’s total assets under management were €2.2 billion (GBP 1.9 billion) as of February 28th 2017, including ETFs and direct mandates.


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