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History

ESALIENS Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych offers investment funds and specialist investment schemes to individual and business clients. The company has been present in the Polish market since 1998, initially as the Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych Banku Handlowego, then, from 2006 until June 2017 as Legg Mason TFI. From the 21st of December 2016 the shareholders of ESALIENS Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych SA are the company’s employees along with a group of Polish financial investors.
1995
Promising Polish capital market
In Poland the Asset Management Office in the Capital Transactions Centre of Bank Handlowy receives a licence to manage assets (2 February 1995).
1998
Additional investments
Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych Banku Handlowego SA starts operation.

1999
Dynamic growth
Handlowy Zarządzanie Aktywami SA starts operation. The sale of participation units in investment funds begins and the first employee pension scheme is registered.
2000
Everything changes
Handlowy Zarządzanie Aktywami SA and Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych Banku Handlowego SA become indirectly a part of Citigroup Asset Management.
2005
Legg Mason acquires Citigroup’s asset management companies around the world.
Legg Mason becomes an asset management company on a global scale with offices located among others in New York, London, Dubai, Singapore, Melbourne, Tokio, Sao Paulo and Warsaw.
2006
New image
The former Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych Banku Handlowego gets transformed to Legg Mason Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych SA.

2007
New image
Legg Mason’s marketing campaign that promotes the concept of value investing, focuses on comprehensive investment process and selective management style.
2015
Around the world in 100%
The company launches 5 new investment solutions within ESALIENS Foreign Umbrella Specialised Open-End Investment Fund. The new subfunds seek profit through their investments on the US and Southeast Asia market and on global fixed-income markets.

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