UK - AXA Investment Managers has enhanced its equity research team with the addition of two new analysts covering the financials sector.
Commenting on the appointments, Chris Cheetham, global chief investment officer, AXA Investment Managers said: Our core belief is that proprietary research will provide us with an information advantage that enables us to deliver superior performance. We put this into practice through dedicated research and investment teams where equity research is a vital component. I am delighted to welcome these two new analysts of such high calibre to our existing team.
Joining the financials team will be Vincent Houteville, 39, and Katia Levy-Thevenon, 31. Houteville has 15 years of experience as an equity analyst with a number of firms. Most recently he was an equity analyst and senior vice president with Zurich Scudder in New York. Over a five year period Houteville covered European insurance and banking stocks.
Levy-Thevenon has spent the past two years with SEB in London as the pan European banks analysts. She was previously with Schroders where she worked as a European bank analyst.
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