La Financière de l'Échiquier strengthens its international thematic management team with the arrival of Lena Jacquelin, Senior Analyst

La Financière de l’Échiquier (LFDE) announces the appointment of Lena Jacquelin as senior analyst. Her arrival has thus strengthened the thematic international equities team, led by Rolando Grandi, CFA, who notably manages the Echiquier Artificial Intelligence funds (€ 888 million assets under management) and Echiquier World Next Leaders1, a multi-theme fund that invests in mega-trends that will shape tomorrow’s economy (470 million).

This appointment is in line with the strong development that LFDE’s international equities division has undergone since its creation ten years ago, and the desire, now reaffirmed, to continue and intensify this dynamic. In particular, the design of innovative thematic investment solutions is one of LFDE’s priorities, as its range will be strengthened.

Olivier de Berranger, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and CIO at La Financière de l’Échiquier, states:

We welcome Lena Jacquelin. Her international profile and experience will enrich our stock-picking expertise and consolidate the development of our international thematic range.

About Lena Jacquelin | Senior Analyst International Thematic Equities

A graduate of the Leonard de Vinci Graduate School of Engineering in Paris La Défense with a specialization in market finance, Lena Jacquelin started at Invest Securities as a sell-side analyst. In 2015, she joined Natixis Investment Manager Asia in Singapore as a portfolio manager assistant, before becoming an equity analyst. She became a member of the investment committee of a tech fund in 2018 and a Global Sport fund in 2019. In March 2021, Lena Jacquelin joined La Financière de l’Échiquier as a senior analyst in the international thematic equities team, which now has 3 people.

1 The above-mentioned funds are mainly exposed to the risk of capital loss, equity risk, currency risk and risk linked to the investment in small and mid-cap equities. Data as at 05.03.2021.