A mathematics graduate from the University of Lyon, and a qualified actuary, Bruno Crastes started his career in finance as a proprietary trader on the global bond markets for Banque Louis Dreyfus in 1988. He began managing global fixed income portfolios at Crédit Agricole Asset Management in 1990 and his quick rise through the ranks at the company saw him appointed head of international fixed income in 1997 following the merger between Indosuez Asset Management and Segespar, the predecessor of CA Asset Management. Crastes was made CIO and deputy CEO of CAAM’s London operation in November 2002. In 2010 he set up H2O Asset Management alongside Vincent Chailley.
The Fund aims to deliver a positive performance over its minimum recommended investment term of 3 years, knowing that this performance may not be directly linked with that of a reference market index. The Fund is managed in accordance with an active global fixed income investment process striving to draw value from the changes on global fixed income and currency markets, while remaining structurally long the G4 government bond markets (USA, UK, Euro-zone and Japan) and their currencies.
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