Head of Investment and client solutions
CONVICTIONS - "A stronger momentum that comes from lower oil prices"
10.12.2014 - Franck Nicolas
Natixis Asset Management presents the last issue of CONVICTIONS, offering an overview of the last Natixis AM’s monthly Strategic Investment Committee conclusions.
Access to market analysis of Natixis AM’s experts on all asset classes and geographical area:
• Macroeconomic analysis
"A stronger momentum that comes from lower oil prices"
• Global multi-asset class allocation
"Decent global growth and support from central banks make us stick to our overweight in developed equities"
• Specific focus on Fixed income, European equities and Global emerging
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.