AllenbridgeEpic Investment Advisers has appointed Benedicte Rabier as a sector specialist.
Rabier has over 12 years' experience within the hedge fund industry and more generally on alternative investments. She has worked primarily on the equity derivatives desks of investments banks, such as Societe Generale Asset Management (Paris), Natixis (New York), Lehman Brothers (New York) and Barclays (New York and London). She ran fund derivatives trading books and held funds positions as collateral under the structured products she traded. Her clients were mainly funds of hedge funds and family offices.
During her career, Rabier covered hedge funds and mutual funds risk, strategy analysis, due diligence, manager selection, portfolio allocation and managed accounts. She also has 10 years’ experience in complex structured investment products such as constant proportion portfolio insurance, UCITS wrapping, variable funding notes, usage of conduits and special purpose vehicles.
Anthony Yadgaroff, chairman of AllenbridgeEpic, says: “We are delighted that Benedicte has joined us as a sector specialist focused on alternative investments. With her derivative experience and banking background, Benedicte brings considerable knowledge in investment structuring to the team and further strengthens our hedge fund due diligence capabilities. As the investment markets continue to increase in complexity, and the need for expert due diligence of investments and in-depth structuring knowledge continues to ramp-up, we will continue providing the specialist know-how that our clients need.”
Rabier says: “I am very pleased to be joining AllenbridgeEpic and its highly experienced team of senior advisers and specialists. I look forward to working closely with the team to expand the independent advisory offering in the alternative investments field and using my fund derivatives expertise to help the team’s continuous effort to deliver services of the highest standard to our ever more sophisticated institutional clients."