Amundi’s new head of equity strategies for its alternatives arm

Chess boardAmundi Asset Management has announced the appointment of Jeannine Daniel as a senior analyst and head of equity strategies for its alternative investments branch. Daniel will be based in Amundi's London office and will be responsible for sourcing, selecting and monitoring the best hedge fund managers for event driven and other equity strategies. She will report to François-Regis Bocqueraz, global head of hedge fund manager relations and selection. Daniel has ten years experience in the hedge fund industry and has worked on both an institutional fund of funds and a family office platform. Her most recent role before joining Amundi Alternative Investments was as a senior analyst at Kedge Capital Services, where she was in charge of hedge fund manager selection on a global basis across hedge fund strategies. Prior to this, Daniel worked as assistant vice president and senior research analyst at Ivy Asset Management. She has also held in various roles at JP Morgan and Barclays Global Investors. Amundi Alternative Investments, which has $10 billion (€8.7 billion) in assets under management, recently joined with FrontFour Capital to actively trade an event-driven strategy in North America. ©2015 funds europe

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