AXA Investment Managers has named Xavier Lattaignant as its own convertible bond strategy manager. As of 4 March 2019, Lattaignant, who has over 20 years of investment experience, will manage the AXA WF Framlington Global Convertibles fund with Alexandre Fade.
The new appointment follows Marc Basselier, who moved to Union Bancaire Privé.
Lattaignant is based in Paris and will report to Matthew Lovatt, global head of Framlington Equities. In his 20 years in the investment industry, Lattaignant has served as both an analyst and fund manager for convertibles, as well as alternative investments and hedge fund strategies.
He joins AXA IM from SCOR Investment Partners. He has served as head of Convertible Bonds at his previous employer since 2011.