Research: The Foundation of Performance Proprietary research lies at the heart of every Loomis Sayles investment strategy, and more than half of our professionals are dedicated to this critical dimension of investment management. What helps define us? We offer global macroeconomic perspective, coupled with a rigorous focus on security-specific analysis. Our investment decisions are informed by insights drawn from bottom-up equity and fixed income research, framed by our assessment of the global environment, and complemented by quantitative research tailored to the unique needs of our portfolio managers.Our research analysts are career professionals who offer deep knowledge and experience in a range of global asset classes and market sectors. These dedicated experts provide the market and issuer-specific insight essential to supporting our portfolio management teams across a wide range of investment strategies.