FRANCE - Fortis Investment Management (FIM) is set to enhance its core capability in euro fixed income with the hire of Emeric Challier, formerly head of the global bond team at Société Générale Asset Management.
Challier, who started in February 2003, is based at FIM’s Paris office.
As CIO of the euro fixed income investment centre, he will join the existing team of 28 people, managing approximately e25bn in euro fixed income and money market assets.
Prior to Société Générale Asset Management, Challier was fixed income and currency strategist at Lehman Brothers in London.
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Reporting to William De Vijlder, the group CIO, Mandic will head FIM’s Luxembourg-based team of fund managers and analysts.
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