Digital asset manager Scalable Capital has appointed Thiemo Krink as chief investment officer (CIO). Krink will be responsible for the development of asset manager’s quantitative and computer-driven investment approach with the mastermind behind the proprietary risk management technology, co-founder and scientific advisor Stefan Mittnik, as well as managing director and co-founder Florian Prucker. The computer […]
Stéphane Olivo (pictured below) has returned as chief investment officer of Paris-based boutique Pink Capital, InvestmentEurope can reveal. Olivo, who has confirmed the information, has been CIO of Pink Capital between January 2011 and December 2012 and was most recently a partner and CIO at Brazilian asset manager Naxentia Capital. He also held a business […]
Paris-headquartered boutique La Financière de l’Echiquier (LFDE) has promoted Olivier de Berranger to the role of chief investment officer, effective 1 October 2017. He is succeeding the firm’s veteran Marc Craquelin, who served 15 years at LFDE and who has decided to leave the firm to pursue new opportunities. Reporting to LFDE’s chairman and chief […]
Swiss asset management group Lombard Odier Investment Managers has announced that its global chief investment officer Jan Straatman (pictured) is to retire at the end of the year. Straatman joined Lombard Odier IM in 2012 in this role of global CIO. Since then, he has been in charge of strengthening and streamlining Lombard Odier IM’s product […]
Geneva-based financial group 1875 Finance has appointed Loïc Schmid as chief investment officer and head of Asset Management. Currently CIO and responsible for the asset management arm of Swiss firm GS Banque, Schmid will take his new duties as from 1 September 2017. Prior to that, Schmid has been head of Portfolio Management, deputy CIO […]
Amstelveen-based Blue Sky Group has appointed Jack Jonk as head of Asset Management and chief investment officer. Jonk succeeds Mark Burbach who joined Bahrein-based Osool Asset Management as CIO last April. The appointment is subject to regulatory approval. Jonk will co-head BSG Vermongensbeheer, the investment and advisory arm of Blue Sky Group, with chief operating […]
The Investment Strategy Association of Geneva (ISAG) has released its perspectives for 2017. And it will be a year of uncertainty according to investment strategists based in the Swiss city. Politics in Europe (elections, implementation of Brexit), monetary (dollar, Fed rate hikes) and the extension of the US business cycle are likely to drive this […]
Singapore-headquartered Eastspring Investments has appointed Virginie Maisonneuve (pictured) as chief investment officer, effective as from 11 January 2017. Reporting to chief executive Guy Strapp, Maisonneuve will be responsible for managing all investments at the firm, including the firm’s equity, fixed income, asset allocation, private equity, infrastructure and onshore investment offerings. Previously, Maisonneuve has been managing director […]
Gideon Smith, Europe CIO at AXA Investment Managers, is set to join the upcoming Fund Selector Forum in Copenhagen, taking place at the Hotel d’Angleterre on 26 October. Co-head of the London office, Smith joined AXA Rosenberg in 1998. Previously he has held a number of roles, including Europe deputy chief investment officer, director of […]
Norwegian manager Skagen has announced that its CEO Leif Ola Rød is acting CIO after Ole Søeberg amended his role to cease being CIO/portfolio manager and just focus on co-managing the Skagen Vekst portfolio together with Geir Tjetland. Søeberg joined as a portfolio manger in 2011 and added the CIO role in January 2015. Rød […]
Sciens Capital Management Group has appointed Farhang Mehregani (pictured) chief investment officer of Sciens Alternative Investments.
ClearBridge Advisors, a subsidiary of Legg Mason, has appointed Scott Glasser co-CIO of the investment management business.