La Financière de l’Echiquier recruits its head of trading/intermediation

Paris, September, 8, 2016


La Financière de l’Echiquier (LDFE) announces the recruitment of David Kruk as head of trading/intermediation. As head of the team currently in place, and reporting to Marc Craquelin, the Chief Investment Officer, he will be responsible for spearheading the trading activity. His international experience combined with a sound understanding of market activities will significantly contribute to La Financière de l’Echiquier’s ability to address the growing complexity of its business lines and the global environment. “David’s expertise offers our firm a distinct advantage that will benefit the performances of the entire fund range” commented Marc Craquelin. His arrival adds a relevant new skill set: maintaining and strengthening the trading activity contributes to improved order execution, optimized trading costs but also to meeting the new regulatory challenges. This guarantee of independence also provides further confirmation in terms of efficiency and quality for our customers who in this way will benefit from execution and trading services of the highest quality”, he added.


David Kruk’s career highlights

 David has more than 20 years of experience working with prestigious firms like ABN Amro or Morgan Stanley where he was responsible for sales-trading activities. In 2001, David founded Raymond James Euro Equity that he managed until 2014 before assuming responsibility for business development and the offering for institutional customers at EXOE.


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About LFDE –

Created in 1991, La Financière de l’Echiquier is one of the leading French independent asset management companies with nearly €7.5 billion assets under management and a team of 104 employees. LFDE is wholly-owned by its management and employees. Its business: managing savings and financial investments for retail customers, wealth management advisors and institutional customers.