EUROPE - WestAM, the E38bn global institutional asset management firm, has hired Fabienne Girard-Tokay as head of European convertibles, based in Paris.
Girard-Tokay has over 17 years investment experience and has worked with convertibles since 1993. Most recently, she was responsible for managing E700m of convertibles for mutual funds at Credit Agricole Asset Management. Prior to that she spent 4 years at BIMP - part of the Dexia Group - where she managed both equities and convertibles.
WestAM’s European Convertibles team has E820m assets under management.
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