La Financière de l’Echiquier is consolidating its Credit management team with the arrival of Aurélien Jacquot

La Financière de l’Echiquier (LFDE) is announcing the appointment of Aurélien Jacquot, CFA, as Senior Credit Analyst. Aurélien will be part of the credit management team led by Uriel Saragusti, Fund Manager. This hire is part of LFDE’s development strategy, and specifically the company’s plan to strengthen its 36-strong management team.

Conviction-based management and in-depth company knowledge are cornerstones of the fixed-income investment process. The credit management team, which focuses on investment-grade and high-yield corporate bonds, has garnered substantial expertise in financial and non-financial corporate debt. LFDE’s Credit, Convertible Bond and Multi-asset division currently has €1.9 billion in assets under management.

Olivier de Berranger, Deputy CEO & Head of Asset Management at La Financière de l’Echiquier, said:

Aurélien Jacquot’s experience and sector expertise will help to develop La Financière de l’Echiquier’s fixed-income management. We are very pleased he has joined us.

Bettina Ducat, Chief Executive Officer of La Financière de l’Echiquier, commented:

We are very pleased to welcome Aurélien. We will continue to add to our team and enhance our expertise, as this is a key aspect of our development strategy.

About Aurélien Jacquot, CFA, Senior Credit Analyst

Aurélien Jacquot has a Magistère degree in Banking, Finance and Insurance from Université Paris Dauphine. In 2013, he joined the Fitch Ratings Graduate Program as an analyst in the Corporate department’s Leverage Finance team in London. Aurélien then gained expertise in automotive sector analysis by joining the team focused on EMEA-based industrial sectors, firstly in London and then in Paris. Aurélien was promoted regularly, rising from analyst to Director within the same team. In June 2021, Aurélien Jacquot joined La Financière de l’Echiquier as a Senior Credit Analyst within the Credit management team. During his studies, he also completed several internships, including as an Equity Research Analyst at Natixis.