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La Financière de l’Echiquier recruits a business development manager for Italy

La Financière de l’Echiquier (LFDE) has recruited Giorgio Curioni as the business development manager for Italy under the responsibility of Country Manager, Paolo Sarno.

Giorgio will in particular be responsible for managing relations with financial advisors (promotori finanziari). In this capacity, he will focus on strengthening La Financière de l’Echiquier’s relations with these historic partners and key contributors to its initial development in Italy.

Operating in Italy for the last 10 years, LFDE recently reinforced its presence in this country by opening an office in Milan. It has assets under management in Italy of nearly €500 million, largely concentrated in equities and diversified solutions. The product range has furthermore been enhanced by the addition of an absolute return fund – Echiquier QME – that since the beginning of the year has met with considerable success.

Giorgio Curioni’s background

A graduate of the Catholic University of Milan with a degree in economics of financial institutions and markets, Giorgio completed his training in economic analysis and mathematics at the University of Chicago. He began his professional career at BNP Paribas Securities Services in Milan as a trade settlement analyst, before joining Oddo Meriten AM in Milan where he was responsible for sales support, customer service and marketing.

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Press contacts
Laurent Sécheret secheret@lfde.com +33 (0)1 53 23 87 48 / +33 (0)1 53 23 87 48
Géraldine Fanara / gfanara@lfde.com / +33 (0)1 47 23 98 12
Anne-Charlotte Créac’h / acc@image7.fr / +33 (0)1 53 70 94 21

About LFDE – www.lfde.com

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. LFDE is also present in Germany, Austria, Belgium, Swiss, Italy and Spain.