Luc joined La Française Investment Solutions (“LFIS”) in September 2013. Prior to LFIS, he was Head of Absolute Return Management at HSBC AM. From 2004 to 2011, Luc was in charge of Absolute Return Management at Sinopia where he developed quantitative strategies including Global Bond Market Neutral, Currency Overlay, Global Tactical Asset Allocation and Multi Government Bonds. He started his career in 1998 as an equity portfolio manager. Luc has led a “Portfolio Management” class at the SFAF (French Society of Financial Analysts) since 2002 and at the AFG (French Asset Management Association) since 2011.
Luc holds a Master’s degree of Economy and a Master’s degree in money, bank and finance from Paris-Sorbonne University.
An Advanced Factor-Based Approach to Overcome the Diversification Challenge
Investing today requires navigating low interest rates and high levels of uncertainty and correlation across supposedly diverse asset classes. The search for diversification and alpha has led to a surge of interest in factor-based approaches. LFIS explains the limits of traditional asset allocation methods, how a factor-based approach can overcome these challenges and common implementation pitfalls to avoid.