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Emmanuel Bourdeix

Co-Chief Investment Officer

Seeyond's experts release a new research paper

15.12.2014 - Emmanuel Bourdeix

The 3rd research paper from Seeyond, Natixis Asset Management’s investment division dedicated to structured and volatility management, is now available.

« Diversification is a cornerstone of investors' mindset. Recent developments in macro-economic policies, broadly masterminded by the Fed, had shed light on the limits of diversification across equities and bonds.
Our analysis shows that including equity volatility as an additional asset class can improve diversification by creating a source of risk mitigation. We show also that equity volatility allocation has to be actively managed in order to effectively improve diversification.»

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Emmanuel Bourdeix holds an engineering degree from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and a DEA [post-graduate diploma] in probabilities and finance from Université Pierre et Marie Curie.

Emmanuel Bourdeix began his career in 1995 at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson as arbitrage analyst and structurer. In 1998, he joined CAAM where he acted as portfolio manager, then head of convertible bonds and volatility in 2002 and finally head of satellite equity management in 2006. In 2007, he was appointed deputy CEO of equity and diversified management and, at the inception of Amundi, head of equity Europe, world and emerging countries. In 2010, he became CIO equity, asset allocation & structured products of Natixis Asset Management.

Emmanuel Bourdeix is currently member of the executive committee, Co-CIO in charge of the investment divisions Seeyond*, European equities, Investment and client solutions, Global emerging of Natixis Asset Management.