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LGIM strengthens its presence in Benelux

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has expanded its institutional distribution team in Amsterdam by appointing Jasper Streefland as Client Director, to bolster local sales capabilities and facilitate further growth.

25 Jun 2020

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Jasper will be responsible for new business development and client management in the institutional space in the Benelux region, while also expanding LGIM’s reach to other channels such as Wholesale. He will report into Marcel Linotte, Head of Netherlands.

Jasper brings a wealth of industry experience, joining from SEI Investments where he was Head of Business Development for the Netherlands. Previously, he worked as Senior Sales Manager at NN Investment Partners and as Senior Relationship Manager at ING Investment Management. He also worked for Aegon Asset Management and Robeco. Jasper graduated from Erasmus University Rotterdam with a Business Administration degree. He is a CFA Charterholder.

LGIM has been active in the Netherlands since 2005, where the firm has built a strong presence in the institutional market, in particular among pension funds, fiduciary managers and insurers. The firm is also widely recognised for its Reponsible Investing approach, which embedded within LGIM’s processes and decisions. The firm takes its investment stewardship seriously. In 2019 LGIM supported more shareholder resolutions on climate change than any of the world’s largest asset managers(1), while also opposing the re-election of more than 4,000 company directors globally. LGIM took sanctions against 11 companies named as laggards under its Climate Impact Pledge; and opposed 35% of pay packages globally(2).  LGIM’s Investment Stewardship approach was also validated by an independent analysis of large asset managers’ responsible investment capabilities, which found LGIM to be one of only five worldwide to receive an A rating, and the highest-rated among UK, index and the 15 largest global asset managers(3).

Marcel Linotte: "We are very pleased to have Jasper onboard. His appointment demonstrates LGIM’s strong commitment to our key markets in the Benelux region and is part of our wider European growth strategy, of which this region plays an important role. 

 With his deep knowledge of pensions and investment developments in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, Jasper will be a strong asset for the next phase of the firm’s growth in the region. His appointment will enable us to build on the already strong institutional footprint we have in the Netherlands and to expand on other channels."

Jasper Streefland: "I am delighted to join LGIM and to be part of the next phase of the firm’s growth in the region. Its strong reputation for delivering innovative active and passive equity and fixed income investment solutions makes the firm well positioned to continue to consolidate its presence in Benelux and to enter new channels. I look forward working closely with Marcel and the team."

  1. Source: ShareAction
  2. LGIM’s Active Ownership Report:
  3. Source: ShareAction – Point of No Returns (2020)
  4. LGIM internal data as at 31 December 2019. These figures include assets managed by LGIMA, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Data includes derivative positions.

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Established in 1836, Legal & General is one of the UK's leading financial services groups and a major global investor, with over £1.2 trillion in total assets under management* of which a third is international. We also provide powerful asset origination capabilities. Together, these underpin our leading retirement and protection solutions: we are a leading international player in pension risk transfer, in UK and US life insurance, and in UK workplace pensions and retirement income. Through inclusive capitalism, we aim to build a better society by investing in long-term assets that benefit everyone.

*at 31 Dec 2022

Legal & General Investment Management

Legal & General Investment Management is one of Europe’s largest asset managers and a major global investor, with total assets under management of £1.29 trillion1. We work with a wide range of global clients, including pension schemes, sovereign wealth funds, fund distributors and retail investors.

For more than 50 years, we have built our business through understanding what matters most to our clients and transforming this insight into valuable, accessible investment products and solutions. We provide investment expertise across the full spectrum of asset classes including fixed income, equities, commercial property, and cash. Our capabilities range from index-tracking and active strategies to liquidity management and liability-based risk management solutions.

1Globally, we manage assets of £1.42 trillion or CHF 1.75 trillion as at 31 December 2021 (source: LGIM internal data as at 31 December 2021). The data combines assets under management by LGIM in the UK, LGIMA in the US and LGIM Asia in Hong Kong. Assets under management include securities and derivatives positions.

*at 11 Jan 2023


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