Azimut at a glance
Azimut is one of Europe's leading independent groups active (since 1989) in the asset management sector. The Group’s business model is unique and is based on a full integration between portfolio management and distribution. In fact, Azimut Group currently has more than 150 investment professionals based around the world and a proprietary network of over 2,000 Financial Advisors working exclusively for Azimut.
The parent company Azimut Holding was listed on the Italian stock exchange on 7 July 2004 (AZM.IM) and, among others, is a member of the main Italian index FTSE MIB. The shareholder structure includes over 1,900 managers, financial advisors and employees bound by a shareholders’ agreement that controls ca. 22% of the company. The remaining is free float.
The Group comprises various companies active in the sale, management and distribution of financial and insurance products, with registered offices mainly in Italy, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China (Hong Kong and Shanghai), Egypt, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Monaco, Portugal, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, UAE and USA.
In Italy, Azimut Capital Management SGR sells and manages Italian mutual funds, Italian alternative investment funds, as well as being active in the discretionary management of individual investment portfolios. Furthermore, Azimut Capital Management SGR distributes Group and third-party products in Italy via a network of financial advisors while Azimut Libera Impresa focuses on the alternatives business.
The main foreign companies are Azimut Investments SA (founded in Luxembourg in 1999), which manages the multi strategy funds AZ Fund 1 and AZ Multi Asset, and the Irish Azimut Life DAC, which offers life insurance products.