Ostrum AM, an affiliate of Natixis IM, announces the appointment of Frédéric Leguay as Head of Equities. He will report to Gaëlle Malléjac, Head of Insurance and ALM Solutions at Ostrum AM and member of the Executive Committee. Frédéric Leguay will be responsible for the equity team within the Insurance and ALM Solutions Department of Ostrum AM.
In his new role, Frédéric Leguay will manage a team of seven equity manager-analysts, oversee the equity investment strategy, be in charge of client relations and contribute to the development of this activity in France and in Europe.
With nearly 30 years of experience in the financial sector, Frédéric Leguay has a thorough knowledge of the European equity markets. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Georgia, as well as a diploma from the French Society of Financial Analysts (SFAF). He began his career in asset management at AXA Investment Managers as European Equity Manager in 1991, before joining HSBC Global Asset Management in 2006, first as Head of European Equities – Large Caps, then as Head of European Equities. He was most recently Head of the Equity Department since 2012.
“We are delighted to welcome Frédéric Leguay, whose wealth of experience in asset management and the equity markets is a major asset at the head of the equity team. His appointment reflects our ambition to further develop Ostrum AM’s insurance management and solutions to strengthen our position as a leading player in this market in Europe.”Gaëlle Malléjac, Head of Insurance and ALM Solutions
Composed of four areas of expertise (fixed income insurance, equity insurance, multi-asset insurance and ALM solutions), Ostrum AM’s insurance management and ALM solutions division offers its clients multiple advantages: in-depth knowledge of the insurance ecosystem thanks to a team of 25 dedicated insurance experts, the implementation of responsible, multi-objective and multi-temporal active management, as well as a high quality of service, based on innovative and proprietary management and reporting tools.