Paris-based investment boutique Equigest has announced Nicolas Hardou will join its financial analyst team as from 3 September 2018, covering European and Swiss stocks primarily.
Hardou will succeed Hervé Lorent who spent seven years with Equigest. He joins from Myria Asset Management where he is currently the co-portfolio manager of the Myria Concept Actions Europe fund.
Hardou started his career at Auris Gestion in 2008 as buy-side analyst and portfolio manager of a European equity fund.
Founded in 1999, Equigest runs several equity strategies.
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