MAPFRE takes majority stake in French boutique fund manager

Mark Battersby
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MAPFRE has become the majority shareholder in the French boutique fund manager La Financière Responsable (LFR) with the purchase of another block of shares, bringing its holding to 51% of the capital. It has thus doubled down in the French mutual fund market and specifically with regard to its commitment to socially responsible investing. The insurance group had already acquired a 25% stake at the end of 2017, in what was the first transaction by a Spanish management company with a foreign firm in the industry. Given the positive progress made since the agreement and the excellent un...

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