Introducing the Investment Manager
Nicolas joined AXA Investment Management in July 2006. He is currently a senior portfolio manager with the Sterling Credit team and leads the Sterling Credit Alpha Group. Nicolas holds an MSc in Diplomacy and International Strategy from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Master’s degree in IT Engineering from Telecom SudParis.
He holds two Master’s degrees, one in Diplomacy and International Strategy from the London School of Economics and one in IT Engineering from Telecom Sud Paris. He is also a CFA charterholder.AXA Investment Managers
The fund intends to invest at least 80% in bonds (including index-linked bonds) with shorter maturities (less than 5 years) issued by governments, government agencies and companies worldwide (including emerging markets). The fund will invest in bonds issued either in sterling, or in another currency which will be hedged back into sterling. The Fund may invest 60% in sub-investment grade bonds (considered to be Standard & Poor’s credit rating of below BBB or equivalent).
The fund may also invest in transferable securities, units in collective investment schemes (including schemes managed and operated by the ACD or its associates), money market instruments, warrants, cash, near cash and deposits as detailed in the Prospectus.
Derivatives may be used both for investment purposes and for efficient portfolio management.