Head of Investment and client solutions
The lower oil price and the Chinese adjustment clearly show the lack of robustness of the global economy
15.01.2016 - Franck Nicolas
Natixis Asset Management presents the last issue of CONVICTIONS, offering a market analysis of Natixis AM’s experts on all asset classes and geographical area:
Access to market analysis of Natixis AM’s experts on all asset classes and geographical area:
• Macroeconomic analysis
"The lower oil price and the Chinese adjustment clearly show the lack of robustness of the global economy"
• Global multi-asset class allocation
"Rising macro and political risks make us cut our equity exposure to underweight"
• Specific focus on Fixed income and European equities
Franck Nicolas holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Aix–en-Provence, a PhD in Management from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, and an MBA from HEC Business School in Geneva.
Franck began his career in 1991 as equity portfolio manager at Compagnie Financière Benjamin & Edmond de Rothschild, a financial holding company, in Geneva, Switzerland. From 1994 to 1998, he was fixed income portfolio manager at HSBC Midland Bank. In 1999, he joined Ixis Asset Management as financial engineer, and was then appointed director of quantitative engineering & research in 2002. In 2005, he also took in charge of the economic research & strategy department.
In 2007, Franck Nicolas was appointed head of Global asset allocation & ALM at Natixis Asset management. He is currently Head of Investment & Client Solutions.