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With the registration of these 6 mutual funds, J. Safra Sarasin Group can now cater to a broad range of distribution partners in the Belgian market. This development underscores J. Safra Sarasin’s conviction in the strong demand for sustainable investment solutions – with a focus on climate and the green transition – in the Belgian market. ​

The 6 funds now available for public distribution in Belgium are:

  • JSS Sustainable Equity – Green Planet (SFDR Art. 9): launched in 2007
  • JSS Sustainable Equity – Global Climate 2035 (SFDR Art. 9): launched in 1999
  • JSS Sustainable Equity – SDG Opportunities (SFDR Art. 9): launched in 2020
  • JSS Sustainable Equity – Global Dividend (SFDR Art. 8): launched in 2010
  • JSS Sustainable Bond – Euro Broad (SFDR Art. 9): launched in 2013
  • JSS Sustainable Multi Asset – Global Opportunities (SFDR Art. 9): launched in 1994

Going forward, J. Safra Sarasin plans to further expand the availability of funds for distribution in Belgium as part of the efforts to grow its footprint in the Benelux region.

Laurent Misonne, Head of Wholesale & Institutional Sales – Benelux, France & Nordics, J. Safra Sarasin Sustainable Asset Management:

“As an asset manager with over 30 years of experience in sustainability, we are extremely proud to share our expertise and investment solutions with investors based in Belgium.”

J. Safra Sarasin Sustainable Asset Management

J. Safra Sarasin Group’s asset management activities are grouped under the brand name J. Safra Sarasin Sustainable Asset Management. Sustainability is in the DNA of J. Safra Sarasin Sustainable Asset Management. As a leading asset manager and pioneer in sustainable investing since 1989, J. Safra Sarasin Sustainable Asset Management’s approach puts the interests of investors first and forges long-term relationships with clients. Being family owned, its mission is to enable clients to achieve their financial and sustainability goals by providing superior investment solutions, through an extensive range of actively managed funds and mandates. J. Safra Sarasin Sustainable Asset Management is firmly committed to maintaining its leadership in sustainable investing. In 2020, J. Safra Sarasin Sustainable Asset Management launched a climate pledge, aiming for a carbon-neutral outcome of its assets under management by 2035. As part of Bank J. Safra Sarasin, it was the first Swiss institution to join the Finance for Biodiversity Pledge. It is also a founding signatory of both the United Nations Principles of Responsible Banking and the Principles of Responsible Investing.

J. Safra Sarasin Group – Sustainable Swiss Private Banking since 1841

As an international group committed to sustainability, J. Safra Sarasin is well established through its banks in more than 25 locations in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean. A global symbol of private banking and wealth management tradition, the group emphasises security and well-managed conservative growth for its clients. At the end of December 2022, it managed total client assets of CHF 197.9 billion and employed about 2,400 staff, with stockholders’ equity of CHF 6.2 billion.



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