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OUR HISTORY

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Comgest's Story Begins With Jean-François Canton & Wedig von Gaudecker

1985

Following the establishment of Comgest in Paris in 1985, Jean-François and shortly thereafter, Wedig, begin advising on Asian (including Japan) and European Equities with a focus on Quality Growth

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Pan-Europe &
Asia Equity Strategies
Launched

1989
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Global Equity Strategy Launched

1991
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Hong Kong Office Opens

1993
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GEM Equity Strategy Launched

1994

Vincent Strauss joins Comgest and launches the Global Emerging Markets (GEM) Equity strategy

2000
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Dublin Office Opens

2004
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Düsseldorf & Amsterdam Offices Open

2006
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Tokyo Office Opens

2007
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Singapore Office Opens

2010
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New CEO

2010_b

Vincent Strauss becomes CEO

Comgest becomes signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI)

Strengthening Responsible Investment

2012

Comgest adopts a responsible investment policy to further integrate environmental, social and governance criteria

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Boston Office Opens

2015
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New CEO

2016

Arnaud Cosserat becomes CEO, having joined Comgest in 1996 as an Analyst/Portfolio Manager of the Pan-Europe Equity strategy

Launch of The Comgest Foundation

2017

The foundation is dedicated to organising and coordinating the philanthropic pursuits of Comgest

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UK Representative Office Opens In London

2018