French boutique Amiral Gestion has appointed Francisco Cobos as legal director in charge of senior compliance. He will lead the firm’s mutations towards the forthcoming implementation of regulations such as Priips and Mifid II.
Cobos was previously legal director at Rothschild & Cie Gestion since 2004. Among others, he has overseen the internal compliance of Rothschild’s multimanagement arm, Rothschild HDF Investment Solutions.
Before that, he held various law-related positions within the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations he joined in 1999. Between 2001 and 2004, Cobos was part of the legal direction of the CDC’s asset management branch, CDC Ixis Asset Management.
Amiral Gestion had €3.3bn in assets under management as of 30 June 2017.