La Financière de l’Echiquier ramps up its presence in Italy

La Financière de l’Echiquier (LDFE) announces the appointment of Alessandro Arrigh as Country Manager for Italy.

Alessandro Arrighi is tasked with implementing a strategic plan to reinforce the brand’s position and grow assets under management in Italy. Present in this country for more than 12 years, LFDE proposes a range of products focused largely on equity and diversified funds. By building on the partnership recently formed between LFDE and the Primonial Group, the product offering has been reinforced with the addition of fixed income solutions (convertible bonds, maturity bond funds, etc.).

“I am very pleased by the arrival of Alessandro who brings with him substantial asset management experience and an in-depth understanding of the specificities of the Italian market” commented Christophe Mianné, LFDE’s Chief Executive Officer. He will put his experience, developed from nearly 20 years in the field, to service in supporting our goal of becoming a leading European asset management company.”

“The ties developed with Italy, the largest market after France, are an integral part of LFDE’s history. Alessandro’s appointment gives us an added advantage as we ramp up our presence and offering in this strategic market” added Didier Le Menestrel, LFDE’s Chairman.


About Alessandro Arrighi

Alessandro Arrighi has a solid experience in the Italian and European asset management industry. Previously Head of Business Development for Italy and Ticino (Switzerland) for Ethenea, Alessandro began his career in 2000 as Financial Advisor for the Banca Nazionale del Lavoro of the BNP-Paribas Group. He subsequently joined Aureo Gestioni as business development manager for Northwest Italy before becoming Sales Director then Deputy Country Head for Carmignac.

A duel French-Italian national, Alessandro holds a Master’s degree in finance from the University of Bocconi.


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