Ex-LFDE quant analysis head joins private equity firm

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Ex-LFDE quant analysis head joins private equity firm

Gaël Faijean, formerly head of Quantitative Analysis and portfolio manager at La Financière de l’Echiquier, has joined Paris-based private equity firm NextStage AM, InvestmentEurope understands.

He has taken up the role of investment director in June 2018. NextStage AM manages nearly €682m invested in 57 French and European small and medium-sized businesses, unlisted and listed on Alternext and Euronext’s B & C segments.

Faijean was previously the portfolio manager of the FCM Robotique fund at LFDE he left in January 2018. He was also the coordinator of various researches on the state of the European small and mid caps markets. Before that, he served as chief executive officer and partner of research provider IDMidCaps during 12 years.