French boutique Convictions AM has renamed its Convictions Premium fund into Convictions MultiOpportunités. The fund implements the modeled multi-factorial approach developed by the firm. Launched in October 2003, Convictions MultiOpportunités relies on a global flexible allocation to various asset classes (equities, bonds, currencies, listed real estate, convertibles,…). As at end of January 2017, assets under […]
Paris-based boutique Convictions AM has announced it has opened its capital to two new asset managers : MACSF Epargne Retraite (Mutuelle d’Assurance du Corps de Santé Français) and La Financière de l’Echiquier, through its emerging manager incubator Iéna Venture. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval from AMF. Another manager La Française has been a shareholder of […]
French group Convictions Asset Management has announced the promotion of Pierre Hervé as head of Asset Management. Hervé is currently in charge of streamlining the investment process, executing quantitative research as well as risk management, he will maintain his current tasks. In his new role, which consists of developing and enhancing the group’s investment strategy, […]
Laurent Gaillot a rejoint Convictions AM en tant que directeur de la distribution externe. Depuis 2008, il était directeur commercial et marketing de CD Partenaires. Gaillot a occupé les fonctions de responsable commercial d’Ageas France de 1990 à 2003 puis de directeur commercial et marketing de Vie Plus, filiale de Suravenir, la compagnie d’assurance de personnes du Crédit […]
French asset manager Convictions AM has appointed Fabien Georges as fund manager and analyst. He will be responsible for the development of new funds such as the Convictions MultiEquities fund he will manage. Prior to joining the firm, Georges was equities asset allocator and managed mandates for institutional investors at Groupama. From 2013 to 2014, […]
Paris-based Convictions Asset Management announced the hire of credit and high-yield expert Frédéric Bensimon in order to strengthen its investment team. Bensimon is also experienced as a fund selector. The firm, in which Next AM, La Française AM’s subsidiary, has a 30% stake, said Bensimon’s skills will help for the development of its investment strategy […]
France’s asset managers all agree on one thing: global growth is under threat. Concerns over the Eurozone’s stability have negatively impacted economic activity within Europe and elsewhere. Weaknesses are evident in both the US and Chinese economies. As investment markets collectively digest poor data, fund managers in Paris are repositioning their portfolios to cope with further challenges they believe lie ahead in 2012 and into 2013.
New advisory board members at Glendevon King AM Glendevon King Asset Management, the independent fixed income boutique, has appointed Andrew Grant and Jeremy Soames to its advisory board to provide strategic input and advice for the company. Grant founded Tulchan Communications in May 2000. Prior to that, he was a partner at Brunswick Group. Soames […]
Paris-based Convictions Asset Management has recruited Pierre Barral (pictured) as senior global macro portfolio manager from rival group Natixis Asset Management.