French asset manager Axiom Alternative Investments has announced the appointment of Gilles Frisch as senior portfolio manager, to support the continued development and diversification of its growing fund range.
Frischbrings over 26 years' experience in the investment management industry, having most recently held the role of head of High Yield at Swiss Life Asset Management since 2010. He began his career in 1993 as a quantitative analyst at both Société Générale and Paribas Capital Markets before joining Transoptions Finance as an exotic options trader.
In 1996, Frischjoined Dexia Asset Management, where he held the position of alternative portfolio manager prior to his appointment as senior manager in Corporate Credit in 2000 and chief investment officer in 2003.
David Benamou, chief investment officer at Axiom Alternative Investments said: "We are delighted to announce the further strengthening of our Paris office with the addition of Frischto the team. His deep experience in High Yield credit allows us to extend our corporate coverage and complements the existing skills of the Long Short management team, continuing the significant momentum we have built in the year to date."