Unigestion expands equity derivatives team
Swiss asset manager Unigestion has appointed Didier Anthamatten (pictured above) as senior investment manager, and promoted Nicolas Poignant to assistant investment manager, within its equity derivatives team.
Both Anthamatten and Poignant are focused on running volatility strategies, and their appointments is the next step to increase firm’s capabilities in the liquid alternatives space.
Anthamatten joined Unigestion earlier this year, bringing with him more than a decade of experience in managing specialist derivatives strategies. He was previously head of Equity Derivatives Trading at Pictet & Cie, having joined the company as proprietary trader focusing on Equity Derivatives in 2011. Prior to Pictet, he was an equity derivatives trader at Deutsche Bank from December 2007. He started his career earlier that year in the Equity Derivatives sales department at Goldman Sachs.
Having joined Unigestion in February 2015 as a quantitative analyst focusing on risk modelling and optimisation, Poignant (pictured left) has now been promoted to assistant investment manager. Previously, he completed an internship in 2014 within the quantitative team of RMA Asset Management.