Swiss asset manager GAM has announced the opening of an office in Paris.
The branch will operate under the brand GAM (Luxembourg) S.A – France and business development in France will be co-led by Jan Hein Alfrink, head of Business France, Benelux & Austria at GAM, and client director François-Xavier Girard.
GAM will provide French investors with flagship absolute return and emerging market debt funds but also a number of equity, systematic, liquid alternative strategies.
Alfrink said opening an office in Paris is an important step for GAM that aims to strengthen the manager’s offer towards French institutional clients and distribution networks.
As of 31 March 2017, GAM had some CHF126.9bn (€116.3bn) of assets.