Christophe Fritsch expands role to include Head of Structuring
AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) today announces that Christophe Fritsch will assume the role of Head of Structuring, in addition to his other responsibilities as Co-Head of Securitisation & Structured Assets and Business Development.
Christophe will lead the structuring team in supporting the two investment streams within AXA IM's structured finance business: Loans and Private Debt and Securitised & Structured Assets.
Deborah Shire, Head of Structured Finance at AXA IM said: "AXA IM has been a pioneer in structured finance for over 13 years. Christophe's fundamental credit skill and experience across several job roles within structured finance, make him a perfect fit to help strengthen AXA IM's Structured Finance team. His additional responsibilities, combined with the team's disciplined style means we are now well placed to meet client needs."
AXA IM have recently reorganised the Fixed Income and Structured Finance teams by creating one Fixed Income offering covering the entire credit continuum. As part of this Structured Finance has been organised around two platforms: Loans and Private Debt and Securitised & Structured Assets, with Christophe Fritsch co-heading the latter with Alexandre Martin-Min.
Christophe brings 15 years of experience in the financial industry. Having joined AXA IM in 2000 as an actuary and financial engineer working on global asset and liability management. In 2003 he joined the Structured Finance Division as a structurer and in 2008 established the AXA IM Insurance Linked Securities team which represents more than USD 500 million in AUM.
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About Christophe Fritsch
Christophe joined AXA Investment Managers in 2000 as an actuary and financial engineer working on global asset and liability management. He then joined AXA IM's Structured Finance Division (SFD) as a structurer in charge of structuring, development, negotiation and co-management of structured products, and eventually created the Insurance Linked Securities team.
Mr. Fritsch graduated from ENSAE with a major in Stochastic Modelling, Statistics, Finance and Actuarial Science. He is a qualified actuary from IAF, the French Institute of Actuarial Science, and holds a Master's degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University Panthéon-Sorbonne.
AXA Investment Managers is a multi-expert asset management company within the AXA Group, a global leader in financial protection and wealth management. AXA IM is one of the largest European-based asset managers with approximately €607 billion in assets under management as of the end of September 2014. AXA IM employs 2,300+ people around the world and operates out of 26 offices in 21 countries.