Antoine Josserand has joined Pioneer Investments (PI) as Head of Alternative Investments Institutional Sales. In this newly created London-based role, Josserand will report to Paul Price, Global Head of Institutional Business.
Commenting on the hire, Price said: 'We all know that institutional allocations to Alternative Investments continue to rise and I am certain that it is important to have specialist knowledge in this area in the team that interacts with our clients. Success and credibility comes from building effective partnerships with those clients and I am confident that Antoine's experience in institutional sales matched with his technical knowledge of the hedge fund industry will prove invaluable as part of our global team. '
As Head of Alternative Investments Institutional Sales, Josserand will lead the alternative sales effort to the institutional market and he will also act as a technical specialist within the wider Pioneer Investments global distribution team to maximise sales potential.
Josserand joins from AXA where he was responsible for hedge fund product & business development. Antoine is a CFA qualified investment professional. Prior to AXA, Antoine was an Equity Derivatives Trader at Lehman Brothers International (Europe). Previous to that, he was Sales and Marketing Executive for Groupama Insurance Company Limited, formerly Gan Insurance Company Limited in London.