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We take over PR mandate for Carmignac

public imaging gains a prestigious international account: The Hamburg-based financial PR agency is now managing communications for French asset manager Carmignac Gestion in
Germany and Austria.


Press Release

Hamburg, April 1st, 2022 – public imaging, the Hamburg-based financial communications agency, is now advising the renowned French asset manager Carmignac Gestion (Carmignac) on strategic and operational communications. With equity capital of two billion Euros, held entirely by the owner family and employees, and assets under management of 41.7 billion Euros, Carmignac is one of the leading asset managers in Europe. The target audience of the PR activities in the asset classes equities, bonds and diversified investments are in particular customer advisors, private bankers, fund selectors as well as private investors in Germany and Austria.

Founded in 1989 by Edouard Carmignac and Eric Helderlé, Carmignac is an independent French asset management company that has been active in the European market since 1999 and, beyond its founding base in France, has a strong presence throughout Western Europe, including Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Luxembourg, Belgium, Austria, Spain, Portugal, Finland, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

"With more than 30 years of experience as an independent asset manager, we want to bring our expertise, particularly in the global macroeconomic outlook and market strategies across asset classes, to greater prominence in the German market," said Simon Zaks, Head of Communication at Carmignac Gestion. "As active managers, we feel an obligation to our clients to ensure transparency in our investment decisions in fixed income, equities, emerging markets and ESG, among others. With public imaging, we now have an agency partner on board who has more than 25 years of communications experience in asset management and has proven to convince us with its innovative, data-driven PR approach, combined with in-depth industry knowledge and high seniority in the team," said Zaks.

"With Carmignac, we are pleased to welcome one of the leading independent asset management companies in Europe to our client base," explains Arne Pflugrad, Managing Director of public imaging GmbH. "Together we want to raise Carmignac's profile as an independently operating asset manager in the distribution markets of Germany and Austria. In doing so, we will pay special attention to the three basic principles of entrepreneurship, human expertise and active engagement. In this task, we are supported by our in-house, innovative PR tools, which enable us to precisely measure the impact of our clients' messages and topics in the target groups that are relevant to them."



About public imaging GmbH
public imaging was founded in 1996 by Peter Ehlers, managing partner. In addition to classic and online PR, the Hamburg-based service provider offers full service in the areas of content marketing, digital solutions, social media, film productions, media planning and corporate media in the finance, insurance and real estate sectors. Its client base includes companies such as AllianceBernstein, Barings, BlueBay Asset Management, Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management, Generali Investments, HSBC Asset Management, Robeco, UBS Asset Management, Wellington Management and VanEck.
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About Carmignac Gestion

Carmignac is an independent asset manager founded in 1989 on the basis of three fundamental principles that remain valid today: Entrepreneurship, human expertise and active engagement. Our entrepreneurial spirit has been unwavering since our beginnings. Our team of fund managers has the freedom and courage to conduct independent risk analysis and act on the strong convictions that emerge. Our collaborative culture of sharing, fundamental work and internal research ensure that data-based analysis is always enriched by human expertise to better manage complexity and assess hidden risks.

We are active fund managers and active partners. We are committed to our clients, make our investment decisions transparent and stand by them at all times. With capital wholly owned by its directors, fund managers and our employees, Carmignac is one of the leading asset managers in the European market, operating from seven different offices. As in the past, we see it as our most
important task today to achieve excellent long-term growth in the value of our customers' investments through active fund management.
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Media contacts for inquiries:
Kathrin Heider / Miriam Wolschon / Christine Fitterer
public imaging GmbH
+49 / (0)40 401 999 – 26 / – 155 / +49 / (0)30-8866 3656

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