With the experience and professionalism of our team of experts at the Generali Group, in addition to the world-class investment firms available through its fund-of-funds offerings, we have the tools to allow your investments to flourish.
Our managers combine rigorous analysis and selection of the stocks and bonds of the companies in which we invest — known as a “bottom-up” approach – with a “top-down” process that begins with the Generali Group’s forecasts of the main macroeconomic variables, allowing dynamic management of exposures according to tactical expectations of financial market and exchange rate trends.
Special attention is dedicated to monitoring all risks to which a portfolio is exposed, including market, interest-rate, credit, liquidity and counterparty risk.
Source: Generali Group. Figures, except otherwise indicated, as at 30 June 2017
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