Lauren McDermott Joins Loomis Sayles’ Growing Insurance Solutions Team

BOSTON (1 JUNE 2022) – Loomis, Sayles & Company, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, is pleased to announce that Lauren McDermott has joined the firm as Vice President, Insurance Solutions, effective 31 May 2022.

As Loomis Sayles continues to grow its insurance business, the team is well positioned to increase its insurance team coverage. In this new role, Lauren will cover insurance companies in the US and Bermuda markets, primarily focused on business development.

Lauren joins Loomis Sayles with 15 years’ experience in financial services, including nearly a decade focused on client solutions and business development roles within the insurance market at Barings; Brown Brothers Harriman; and, most recently, Aviva Investors Americas. She earned a BS from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

Lauren, who is based in New York City, reports to Colin Dowdall, Director of Insurance Solutions.

Kate Sheehan
+1 (617) 960-4447


Since 1926, Loomis, Sayles & Company has helped fulfill the investment needs of institutional and mutual fund clients worldwide. The firm’s performance-driven investors integrate deep proprietary research and risk analysis to make informed, judicious decisions. Teams of portfolio managers, strategists, research analysts and traders collaborate to assess market sectors and identify investment opportunities wherever they may lie, within traditional asset classes or among a range of alternative investments. Loomis Sayles has the resources, foresight and the flexibility to look far and wide for value in broad and narrow markets in its commitment to deliver attractive, risk-adjusted returns for clients. This rich tradition has earned Loomis Sayles the trust and respect of clients worldwide, for whom it manages $335.9 billion* in assets (as of 31 March 2022).

*Includes the assets of both Loomis, Sayles & Co., LP, and Loomis Sayles Trust Company, LLC. ($38.4 billion for the Loomis Sayles Trust Company). Loomis Sayles Trust Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Loomis, Sayles & Company, L.P.


Loomis, Sayles & Company, LP
Loomis, Sayles & Company, LP

Loomis Sayles matches its long history of alpha generating capabilities with the complex needs of its insurance clients. The firm offers a suite of differentiated fixed income strategies, each with clear and consistent investment philosophies. Experience in providing custom solutions is layered in to generate specific portfolios, designed to fit client objectives.

Colin Dowdall, CFA
Head of Insurance Solutions
(617) 449-8782

Lauren McDermott
Director, Insurance Solutions
(617) 816-6301
One Financial Center
Boston, MA 02111

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