Pictet bolsters fund selection team

Geneva-headquartered Pictet Wealth Management has strengthened its fund selection unit with the hire of Angela Perez-Palacin, InvestmentEurope has learned.

The team led by Pictet’s head of Fund Selection Mussie Kidane now tallies six analysts. The appointment of Perez-Palacin follows that of Olivier Gugi who joined from Lombard Odier.

Perez-Palacin was previously a director and senior credit strategist at private bank Coutts in Zurich she joined in 2013. Prior to that, she was a senior analyst and portfolio manager for a wealth management boutique in Andorra.

She has also held roles in investment banking at HSBC and Deutsche Bank. Perez-Palacin started her career as senior financial auditor at PwC.

The fund selection unit of Pictet Wealth Management is responsible for over CHF17bn (€16bn) in assets under management.

Adrien Paredes-Vanheule
Adrien Paredes-Vanheule is French-Speaking Europe Correspondent for InvestmentEurope, covering France, Belgium, Geneva and Monaco. Prior to joining InvestmentEurope, he spent almost five years writing for various publications in Monaco, primarily as a criminal and financial court reporter. Before that, he worked for newspapers and radio stations in France, in particular in Lyon.

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