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Amundi strengthens its commitment to women and young talent through its golf sponsorship initiatives

London, UK,

Four months since becoming the title sponsor of the only women's golf major in continental Europe - renamed "The Amundi Evian Championship" -, Amundi is launching two new programs to support women and young talent: the Amundi Women Talent and the Amundi Young Talent Programs, respectively.

Driven by our commitment to diversity and equality, Europe's leading asset manager with more than 1.75 trillion euros of assets under management, confirms its support for the development of women's sports.

Through its Amundi Women Talent program, Amundi will commit to delivering financial support to five European women golfers for a period of two years, in order to help raise their profile on the international golfing stage.  Other actions will also be implemented throughout the year to support the selected golfers.

The following five players have been selected:

  • CAMILLE CHEVALIER – France
    2020 Ladies European Tour ranking  : 86th
    International ranking : 563rd / Ranked 9th French player
  • LUCREZIA COLOMBOTTO ROSSO – Italy
    2020 Ladies European Tour ranking  : 24th
    International ranking: 379th / Ranked 2nd Italian player
  • KAROLIN LAMPERT – Germany
    2020 Ladies European Tour ranking  : 5th
    International ranking: 279th / Ranked 6th German player
  • LUCIE MALCHIRAND – France

          Turned pro in June 2021

  • LUNA SOBRON GALMES – Spain
    2020 Ladies European Tour ranking  : 12nd
    International ranking: 236th / Ranked 4th Spanish player

In addition, Amundi will support the younger generation by supporting nine young French talents selected during the U18 tournament in Evian, whose objective is to enter the university recruitment process in the United States, in partnership with the AJGA (American Junior Golf Association).

Alain Berry, Head of Communications at Amundi, said: "Equal opportunities are part of Amundi's core values and we consider diversity - in all its forms - to be a real asset for society and for the company. We are delighted to be able to contribute to the visibility of these four promising players and to allow the new generation to capitalize on their performances to study abroad.”

Amundi, which has been involved in golf since 2011, took a new step in February by becoming the title sponsor of the women's golf major in Evian for the next five years, which was renamed "The Amundi Evian Championship" for the occasion.

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Amundi, the leading European asset manager, ranking among the top 10 global players[1], offers its 100 million clients - retail, institutional and corporate - a complete range of savings and investment solutions in active and passive management, in traditional or real assets.

With its six international investment hubs[2], financial and extra-financial research capabilities and long-standing commitment to responsible investment, Amundi is a key player in the asset management landscape.

Amundi clients benefit from the expertise and advice of 4,800 employees in more than 35 countries. A subsidiary of the Crédit Agricole group and listed on the stock exchange, Amundi currently manages more than €1.750 trillion of assets[3].

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Footnotes

 

  1. Source: IPE “Top 500 Asset Managers” published in June 2020, based on assets under management as at 31/12/2019
  2. Boston, Dublin, London, Milan, Paris and Tokyo
  3. Amundi data as of 31/03/2021

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